AUSTIN: “Displaced Art” THIS SUNDAY 4-7 at Space 12

PODER invites you to “Displaced Art,” a free event exhibiting paintings, videos, music, dance and poetry from the East Side.

Come see and meet real barrio artists from East Austin and learn how you can take part in ending gentrification and environmental racism in East Austin. We will also be passing out artistic post cards for you to sign, in support of the relocation of the hazardous Pure Casting Facility that is across the street from Zavala Elementary and Pan Am Rec. Center. We will be taking these post cards to the City Council members in December.

Video screenings and discussions: PODER’s Young Scholars for Justice “Community Displacement and Resistance” and Gilbert Rivera’s video, “We will Always be Here” documenting the deconstruction of a Chicano barrio mural and center in Austin.
Paintings by the East Austin Barrio

Spoken word by The Cipher and PODER’s Young Scholars for Justice

B-Boy and B-Girl Dancing by S.O.U.L. Sessions

Live Performance by PUBLIC OFFENDERS!
WHAT: Displaced Art Exhibit at Space 12
WHEN: Sunday, November 22, 2009
WHERE: Space 12, 3121 E. 12th Street (corner of 12th and Airport) TIME: 4PM – 7PM
For more info, call PODER at 512.472.9921 or visit http://www.poder-texas.org

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