Join Dixie Treichel & John Townsend on Fresh Fruit, Thursday Oct. 17 at 7 pm with filmmaker Ellen Marie Hinchciffe-Thought Woman- The Life and Ideas of Paula Gunn Allen (world premiere); Jammin’ & Jambalaya for Gender Justice; 30 Bands for 30 Hours! with Avenues for Homeless Youth and The 30 Days Foundation plus music and surprises! We are in Fall Pledge Drive. Pledge your support at 612-375-9030 or on-line at kfai.org
Ellen Marie Hinchciffe, Filmmaker
Thought Woman- The Life and Ideas of Paula Gunn Allen is a World Premiere by filmmaker Ellen Marie Hinchciffe. Hinchcliffe is a poet, filmmaker, performer, loving Auntie and daughter. Her work is about ancestors, spirit, politics, contradictions, humor, confronting white supremacy and always about healing. The film features music from Sharon Day, Neeconis Woman Singers and Paula's daughter Lauralee Brown. Paula Gunn Allen was a Two Spirit woman from the Laguna Pueblo people and also of Lebanese and European descent. She wrote the groundbreaking book The Sacred Hoop- Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions as well as novels, essays, poetry and literary criticism. She was brilliant, hilarious, an out lesbian, complex and was an important, bold thinker about history, spirit and how to heal the personal and the planet.
November 1, 2013 at 7:30pm, Pangea World Theater
Mick Sterling, Founder and Director, The 30 Days Foundation
Mike Meyer, Community Relations Manager, Avenues for Homeless Youth
30 Bands for 30 Hours!
Thirty area bands will play every hour on the hour from 6pm Tuesday, October 29 through midnight, October 30. Admittance is free and everyone is welcome to attend. Once inside, you'll find several ways to support both the hosting organizations -- The 30 Days Foundation and Avenues for Homeless Youth. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
The 30 Days Foundation is a unique and streamlined foundation that exists solely to help people facing real life financial crisis. Avenues for Homeless Youth, including the GLBTQ Host Home Program, provides emergency shelter, short-term housing and supportive services for homeless youth in a safe and nurturing environment.
Oct 29-30, 2013, Icehouse Restaurant, 2528 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis.