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CityNotes for Tuesday, March 1, 2016



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Subject: CityNotes for Tuesday, March 1, 2016
From: CityNotes <Citynotes@ccsf.edu>
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2016 00:21:51 +0000



 

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1. The Lunch Box - Announcement
2. African American Scholastic Programs Fundraiser - Last Day to Purchase is March 9!
3. Diversity: From Intention to Reality
4. An Evening with Guillermo Gómez-Peña
 




1. The Lunch Box - Announcement

On the CCSF Ocean Campus, the Lunch Box has been closed due to a repair requiring a replacement part that is on backorder. The part should be arriving shortly, and the Lunch Box will likely reopen later this week or the week of March 7.



2. African American Scholastic Programs Fundraiser - 
Last Day to Purchase is March 9!

Support the CCSF African American Scholastic Programs office as they sell Sees Candy and Girl Scout Cookies to raise money for their scholarship program and their Historically Black College and University event. To make a purchase, please fill out the attached order form or contact Dr. Kim Wise at 415-239-3570 or Mr. Ed Tang at 415-452-5953.


3. Diversity: From Intention to Reality


Thursday March 3
8:30am -1:30pm
CCSF Ocean Campus

The Diversity Committee and the Multicultural Infusion Project invites you to attend an event this Thursday, March 3 that will encourage diversity, inclusion, and social justice at CCSF. The special guest speaker will be Dr. Julianne Malveaux, a labor economist, noted author, and commentator. Please see the attached flyer for more information and don’t forget to preregister here. We encourage everyone to use #CCSFDiversity2016 when referring to the Diversity event on social media!


4. An Evening with Guillermo Gómez-Peña


In his latest solo work, “El border brujo” draws from his 30 year old “living archive” and combines new and classic performance material to present a unique perspective on the immediate future of the Americas. His-self styled “imaginary activism” invokes performance art as a form of radical democracy and citizenship.

Combining spoken word poetry, activist theory, radical storytelling and language experimentation, Gómez-Peña offers critical and humorous commentary about the art world, academia, new technologies, the culture of war and violence in the US, organized crime in Mexico, gender and race politics, and the latest wave of complications surrounding gentrification in the “creative city”.

Besides his international work with the legendary troupe La Pocha Nostra, he has presented his solo work at museums, universities, galleries and theatres throughout the US, Canada, Europe, Latin America, Australia and South Africa.

Gómez-Peña’s unique format reveals to an audience the process of creating, languaging and performing material and this process becomes the actual project. It is precisely in his new solo work where Gómez-Peña’s literature, theory, activism, pedagogy and live art come together in a wonderfully strange mix.

Gómez-Peña has spent many years developing his unique solo style, “a combination of embodied poetry, performance activism and theatricalizations of postcolonial theory.” In his ten books, as in his live performances, digital art, videos and photo-performances, he pushes the boundaries still further, exploring what’s left for artists to do in a repressive global culture of censorship, paranoid nationalism and what he terms “the mainstream bizarre.” Gómez-Peña examines where this leaves the critical practice of artists who aim to make tactical, performative interventions into our notions of culture, race and sexuality. Most recently he has also been exploring the poetic and activist use of new technologies and social media.

See the attached flyer for details.

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guillermo_flyer_email.pdf

JWF CCSF Diversity Flyer_Program2016_Final_Printwithregistration.pdf

Sees Candies Fundraiser SP16 (1).pdf

Girl Scout Cookies Flyer.docx