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  • february, 2019

    27feb7:30 pm9:00 pmFeaturedCOMMU.N.I.T.Y #02 – LUV7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Event Type :Conversation

    Community #02 – Luv

    Event Details

    Your favorite intersectional feminist, poet, Melania-Luisa Marte, is giving insight with, COMMU.N.I.T.Y, a monthly talk show that brings you different perspectives and hot takes on culture, community, and the current political climate. Our special guest, M3CCA is an experimental soul singer/mc. Our theme for this talk will be “LUV”; we will be discussing the revolutionary act of Black self-love and how it amplifies our art, our culture, our relationships.

    Intergalactic realms she travels to and comes backbearing plenty gifts of love, empowerment and creativity. M3CCA is a spacey performance and visual artist who’s mission is to reshape the way people think art and music is supposed to be, and push limits. As an experimental soul singer/emcee and design artist, she strives to combine all of her passions together to execute and express her visions and perceptions of her surroundings, sonically and visually. Using her stage as her canvas and spiritual outlet, she works to employ all of her natural abilities to create an all around performance experiences that provoke thought and emotion, as well as challenge the norms in society.

    COMMU.N.I.T.Y, is a monthly show that aims to simplify diversity and inclusion through the lens of Activists, Entrepreneurs and Artists of Color in the Dallas area. Our special guests will give insight into their activism, entrepreneurship and how they use their talents to improve their communities and what we can do to help them continue their efforts.

    Melania-Luisa Marte is a first generation American. She was born in the Bronx and raised in the Lower East Side of New York City. Her multi-cultured upbringing inspires her to write about navigating the world as a native Spanish speaker of Afro-Dominican descent. She has performed, featured, and competed in cities across the country. She is the founder of “Melanin Goddess” a Dallas based feminist healing collective for WOC. Her debut collection of poetry, MELA, was released November of 2018. You can get in touch with her at www.melanialuisa.com or on Instagram: @sheismela.

    Time

    (Wednesday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location

    The Wild Detectives

    314 W 8th St, Oak Cliff, Dallas

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