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Friday, June 19 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Legacy, Love, Liberation: Mangos with Chili's Final Bow

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For nine years, Mangos with Chili has dreamed liberatory QTPOC performance art into life. As we prepare to transition our organization, join us to hear stories about lessons learned along the way – about power, leadership, art, grief, conflict, culture-making and liberation song. Through video presentation, conversation with Cherry and Leah, and a fishbowl discussion, participants will explore the nitty gritty learnings and grief work of QTPOC performance making and cultural organization building.


Cherry Galette

Mangos With Chili, NOLA Wildseeds
MWC Co-Founder and Co-Director, Cherry Galette, is a queer Mexican Moroccan burlesque star, belly dancer, and movement artist. She is a displaced Oaklander making home in New Orleans, and is a core member of NOLA Wildseeds.
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Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

couch sitter, Crip Rebel Alliance, Disability and Intersectionality Summit
I'm a writer and co-editor who has done a bunch of shit. I am that disabled, sick, autistic, you name it, Burgher/Tamil Sri Lankan/ Irish/Roma 45 year old queer femme writer, aunty, freedom dreamer and mostly a regular ass person who sits on my couch.   Ejeris Dixon and I co-edited... Read More →

Friday June 19, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm EDT
Education Building: Room 204
  Panel - Presentation