QWOC+ Boston is a group that promotes diversity by creating and sustaining safe spaces for LGBT people of color in the Greater Boston area.
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Call for Performers/Artists of Color for Black History Month Celebration Event

Posted By QWOC+ Boston on January 14th, 2011
QWOC+ Boston is inviting local LGBTQI artists who identify as people of color – writers, spoken word, drag kings and queens, burlesque dancers, poets, musicians, visual and media artists — to submit their profiles, bios, and experience for performance consideration at our Pan-African History Celebration

This event in solidarity with Black History month, which aims to highlight the diversity in the African Diaspora and is taking place on Saturday February 26th. Save the date!

Please send along any materials that will help us learn about your work and we will reach out to you if we foresee an opportunity for you to perform/be involved this year. You may use the guidelines below to submit an inquiry:

Send an email to outspoken@qwocboston.org with the following information:

  • SUBJECT: Performer for Black History Celebration Event*
  • Full Name + Stage Name (if applicable)
  • Email
  • Phone Number
  • Link to online profile/website
  • Some past performances
  • Brief Bio or Summary of Work
  • Please mention how you identify with or support the LGBTQ community of color

Live Music Bands Needed: We are also looking for one or two live music bands to book as entertainment for the evening.

MC Needed:
Think you would make a great MC for the event? Please let us know by submitting the information above as well!

Collaborators Needed:
We are interested in collaborating with local organizations or producers (of art, music, and theater events) to help make this event a success! If you’re interested in helping us prepare/plan this event please feel free to reach out to us as well!

Spread the word! We look forward to hearing from you.
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