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MICA Mother’s Day Artist Bash: Poetry, Jazz, and Mingling at 33 Hawley

May 12 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free – $92.50
Lark Jazz Trio at MICAfest 2022 photo by Heather Matys Image of Toni Rose from artist video. Image of panel of “Aftermath” installation by Catherine Lecomte-Lecce Join us for a Mother’s Day bash with poetry, jazz, arts, community, food, and drink. May 12, 2024 | 4:00-7:00 PM | Location: 33 Hawley Street, Lobby Mother's Day MICA Artist Bash VENUE CHANGE! Part of #MICAfest2024 Featured artists Poetry by Jen Jabaily-Blackburn, Toni Rose, Roxanne Nieman, A.H.Weatherman with music by Lark Jazz Trio

Mother’s Day MICA Artist Bash

Forget the brunch buffet! Celebrate Mother’s Day with a rebellious twist at the MICA Artist Bash. Indulge in exquisite jazz, captivating poetry, decadent treats, and a festive atmosphere. This celebration honors m/otherhood’s complexity, power, and artistry.

*Please note we have a venue and ticketing change.

Join us in the lobby at 33 Hawley Street!

This is now a private-ticketed event! Artists, please contact us! (We have tickets for those who are coming!)

Join us for an intimate evening of poetry and music with light refreshments. Raise a glass to the mothers who break the mold.

Celebrate with Us!

Treat yourself to a truly unique and meaningful experience this Mother’s Day.  The Mother’s Day MICA Artist Bash is now ticketed to ensure an intimate setting.

Please reserve your tickets in advance and join us to celebrate the fierce, complex, and beautiful realities of m/otherhood.

Featured Artists

M/otherhood in Motion: Dance and Theatre Dance, performance, and a staged reading with our visual art exhibition May 11, 2024 | 7:00 PM | Location: Northampton Center for the Arts Haile Eshe Cole, Kelly Silliman, Jessica Roseman, and Laura Sánchez. Featuring visual art at the Split Level Gallery at 33 Hawley. Part of #MICAfest2024 Top left and clockwise: Haile Eshe Cole, Laura Sánchez, Kelly Silliman, and Jessica Roseman, Art pictured by Esther S White.

Lark Jazz Trio:

Savor the soul-stirring sounds of the Lark Jazz Trio, setting the perfect mood for an unforgettable celebration.

M/otherhood in Motion: Dance and Theatre Dance, performance, and a staged reading with our visual art exhibition May 11, 2024 | 7:00 PM | Location: Northampton Center for the Arts Haile Eshe Cole, Kelly Silliman, Jessica Roseman, and Laura Sánchez. Featuring visual art at the Split Level Gallery at 33 Hawley. Part of #MICAfest2024 Top left and clockwise: Haile Eshe Cole, Laura Sánchez, Kelly Silliman, and Jessica Roseman, Art pictured by Esther S White.

Jen Jabaily-Blackburn:

Prepare for a journey of transformation and myth as Jen Jabaily-Blackburn shares poems from her forthcoming collection, “Girl in a Bear Suit.” The collection explores motherhood through personal reflections and reinterpretations of the Callisto myth.

M/otherhood in Motion: Dance and Theatre Dance, performance, and a staged reading with our visual art exhibition May 11, 2024 | 7:00 PM | Location: Northampton Center for the Arts Haile Eshe Cole, Kelly Silliman, Jessica Roseman, and Laura Sánchez. Featuring visual art at the Split Level Gallery at 33 Hawley. Part of #MICAfest2024 Top left and clockwise: Haile Eshe Cole, Laura Sánchez, Kelly Silliman, and Jessica Roseman, Art pictured by Esther S White.

Toni Rose (aka Toni ‘Blue’ Rose)

Experience raw and powerful poetry from an artist and activist who paints heart-wrenching truths with words. Toni Rose shares unflinching poems about the challenges of raising a black man as a single mother, the fight for survival, and the power of healing through art.

M/otherhood in Motion: Dance and Theatre Dance, performance, and a staged reading with our visual art exhibition May 11, 2024 | 7:00 PM | Location: Northampton Center for the Arts Haile Eshe Cole, Kelly Silliman, Jessica Roseman, and Laura Sánchez. Featuring visual art at the Split Level Gallery at 33 Hawley. Part of #MICAfest2024 Top left and clockwise: Haile Eshe Cole, Laura Sánchez, Kelly Silliman, and Jessica Roseman, Art pictured by Esther S White.

Roxanne Neiman

Immerse yourself in the evocative prose poetry of Roxanne Neiman. Her poem “Glass Eyes” captures the visceral emotions of a mother when her daughter is lost, offering a poignant reflection on motherhood.

M/otherhood in Motion: Dance and Theatre Dance, performance, and a staged reading with our visual art exhibition May 11, 2024 | 7:00 PM | Location: Northampton Center for the Arts Haile Eshe Cole, Kelly Silliman, Jessica Roseman, and Laura Sánchez. Featuring visual art at the Split Level Gallery at 33 Hawley. Part of #MICAfest2024 Top left and clockwise: Haile Eshe Cole, Laura Sánchez, Kelly Silliman, and Jessica Roseman, Art pictured by Esther S White.

A.H. Weatherman

Prepare for a provocative exploration of societal expectations with A.H. Weatherman as she reads from her work-in-progress “Compendium of Maternal Error.” This unique piece challenges the impossible standards placed on mothers and invites audience participation for a deeper engagement with the themes.

Tickets Now Available

Choose the payment that works for you; knowing your investment makes MICAfest possible. This festival is a truly unique celebration. If you know of anywhere else doing a month-long festival supporting, spotlighting, and bringing into the conversation 80 m/other artists, please let us know! Seriously.

M/others Institute for Collaboration and Art (MICA) is a mother-led, Western Massachusetts organization strictly dedicated to supporting m/other artists. Your contributions as a paying ticket member are a ticket to saying, yes, I support artist m/others. As a small organization, we appreciate the support of people like you. We thank you for making a tax-deductible donation to MICA to support m/other artists.

VIP Tickets and Monthly passes are also available.

For ticketing support, please email us at hello@experiencemica.org.

Details

Date:
May 12
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free – $92.50
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Venue

Northampton Center for the Arts
33 Hawley Street
Northampton,MA01060United States
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Organizer

M/others Institute for Collaboration and Art (MICA)
Phone
413-341-6916
Email
hello@experiencemica.org
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$25.00 + $3.50 fee
$25 plus $3.50 handling fee Community Support: Enjoy a transformative evening and champion m/other artists.
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