Get The Tea: Power, Beauty And Womanhood

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Come laugh, eat, and relax at NAAM with "The Girls"! You are invited to share an afternoon of women's empowerment and conversation with some of our area's brightest luminaries who have expertise in/on the topics of beauty, power, love, and womanhood. Refreshments provided. Free Parking. $10 (please message admin if ticket price IS a barrier).

Danyale Thomas Ross- Owner, Good Hair Salon/Educator
Dr. Maxine Mimms- Founder of Evergreen-Tacoma/Educator
Kristi Brown Wokoma- Chef/ Owner,That Brown Girl Cooks/Educator
Sharon Williams - Managing Director, CD Forum
Charlotte Foster - Chief Nurse Executive, Swedish Medical
Valerie Curtis Newton- Director/Professor & Head of Performance UW
Anita Koyier Mwamba-Principal Consultant/Community Activist

This program is inspired by NAAM's newest exhibition "The Girls". This exhibit features an interactive installation by New Mexico artist Iris Vazquez, features three half-life-sized bronze sculptures of full bodied-women: Mabel, Bess and Big Rose. As the exhibition space is entered, the women begin their conversation about, body image, food, politics, life, death and love. “The Girls” chat about everything under the sun, prompting listeners to reflect on the importance of having spaces where we feel at home to be ourselves, share our humanity and bond with our friends.

“The Girls are these women. Seeing their dress and mannerisms, it is easy to see how relaxed they are with each other and with themselves. Comfortable in their bodies, they eat, laugh, and express themselves with complete honesty and emotion.”
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