Archive for the 'politics&poetry' Category

HEADS-UP: awo’s kearns and la muralist hinds to collaborate on 7/23 poz life weekend storytelling circle: sound of 100 hearts (329)

Sunday, June 18th, 2006

chers,
i am very excited to announce plans for the hiv storytelling circle at the poz life weekend coming up july 22-23, 2006, location to be announced.
tomas hinds and i are creating an art installation for the 7/23 9 am sunday morning poz life presentation. tomas is an la-area muralist and artist, and probably his […]

ahf “hiv (not fabulous)” social marketing community forum agenda [URGENT: please rsvp [my request] let us know you’re gonna be there, or send us your regrets if you can’t make it, but you want to know what happened. be a presence. be there. one way or another, we need to hear from you. we want to hear from you rk@aids-write.org; Deya.Smith@aidshealth.org] (325)

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

ahf “hiv (notfabulous)” social marketing community forum agenda [URGENT: please rsvp [my request] let us know you’re gonna be there, or send us your regrets if you can’t make it, but you want to know what happened. be a presence. be there. one way or another, we need to hear from you. we want […]

kearns to speak on panel, offer open poem & propose yearly prevention anthology, “the state of aids” to the june,14, 2006 ahf-hosted community forum / discussion about the social marketing campaign “hiv (not fabulous)” at plummer park from 6-7:30 pm (324)

Tuesday, June 13th, 2006

chers:
deya smith-starks, the manager of advocacy & marketing for prevention programs for aids healthcare foundation, has asked for an estimate of the number of people who plan to attend wednesday night’s forum/discussion, i assume for refreshments. please rsvp to her and cc it to me. half a dozen of you have indicated to me privately […]

kearns to present “our tales: hiv storytelling circle” on sunday morning at poz life weekend seminar, july 22-23, 2006 (323)

Tuesday, June 13th, 2006

chers,
i will be presenting the hiv storytelling circle early sunday morning at the poz life weekend seminar july 22-3, 2006. i hope to be working with la muralist tomas hinds in creating the storytelling experience. watch aids-write.org for details, as we figure them out.

Mark Your Calendars!
The next POZ Life Weekend Seminar is scheduled For July […]

“the social marketing campaign”: ahf hosts community forum sunday, june 14, 2006 at plummer park (315)

Sunday, May 28th, 2006

chers–
here’s text from ahf’s flyer should the graphic not make it to your screen:
hiv
(not fabulous)
a community forum discussion about
the social marketing campaign
plummer park, room 6
june 14, 2006 6-7:30 pm

7737 santa monica boulevard
west hollywood, ca 90046
for more information contact:
deya smith-starks @ 213-405-5809
staynegative.org
aids healthcare foundation
funding: us centers for disease control and prevention and the county of los […]

waiting for the time to change: 300th post at aids-write.org (300)

Sunday, April 2nd, 2006

wow.
this is the 300th post on the aids-write.org weblog since memorial day weekend and gay pride of last year.
300 songs. i had no idea i’d been that productive.
this is a moment of joy and strength. a moment for gratitude. a moment to ask for cash donations.
this instant, april 1, saturday night, in chilly, rainy, […]

“not a cornfield”–the end: a party (297)

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

“not a cornfield”–
the end: a party (297)

from the aids-write.org december, 2005 press release for world aids day:
what has corn got to do with aids? “everything,” responded kearns. “here is a spot to find birth and death, life and wisdom, art and story carved into a public space in the city where our hearts can be […]

notes from “not a fabulous disease @ not a cornfield,” jan 15, 2006 (280)

Sunday, January 22nd, 2006

submitted to sin & advocacy group sites
notes from
not a fabulous disease
@ not a cornfield
january 15, 2006
richard kearns
the storytelling circle / public forum at “not a cornfield” this past sunday afternoon (1/15) about the aids healthcare foundation “hiv–not fabulous” ad campaign, was very productive. there were six of us, and a seventh, an ahf representative, deya, […]

invitation to not a fabulous disease @ not a cornfield (post to SIN-LA) (279)

Monday, January 9th, 2006

invitation:
politics & poetry:
not a fabulous disease
@ not a cornfield
storytelling circle &
public forum
Compose & read your own alternate text
for AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s new
“HIV–not fabulous” ad campaign.
Or say why the ads should be banned.
Or come listen.
Sunday, January 15, 2006. 3-5 pm
1200 N. Spring Street (spring & college)
north of the gold line “chinatown” stop
at the central firepit
(indoor venue […]

hiv not fabulous campaign: proposal to AHF background documents (278)

Wednesday, January 4th, 2006

chers,
here is the original of my SIN los angeles post, as well as the version bryan was kind enough to post in an edited version before calling for an end to the discussion of the ahf ad campaign on the SIN la group site. bryan’s note about that is included too. also included is a […]