Mary Anne Quiroz
May 17, 8:30am - 10:00am CDT. Hosted at Twin Cities Public Television
part of a series on Preserve
About the speaker
Mary Anne Quiroz was born in the Philippines and immigrated to the United States in 1989. She is an artist organizer and community activator. She is a Co-Founder/Co-Director of Kalpulli Yaocenoxtli, a traditional Mexican Aztec dance and drum group that she founded with her husband, Sergio Quiroz in 2006.
Quiroz is also Co-Founder/Co-Director of Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center where she and a collective of artists provide culturally relevant space and programming opportunities that promote and practice holistic well being through indigenous arts, culture and activism. As a passionate advocate ancestral knowledge, Quiroz believes that arts and culture is a vehicle for economic development. With this mindset and the support of various entities, Quiroz was able to contribute to community development by acquiring the purchase of the building that Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center was leasing. Today, Quiroz continues to build community power with and for artists of color, organizers, activators and community members in the Twin Cities.
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What is the event like? CreativeMornings is about community and inspiration. Come for both! Registration will begin at 8:30am, and we’ll have coffee and breakfast ready for you. Coffee time is great for meeting the other CreativeMornings attendees. The talk will start at 9 followed by Q&A. We like giving high-fives.
Parking? Parking is available in the attached Lowertown Parking Ramp. Entrances to the ramp are on the corner of both Kellogg & Sibley and Kellogg & Jackson. (Take the parking elevators to level P5 for the TPT Lobby.)
Questions? Please let us know if you have other questions about the event: minneapolis [at] creativemornings.com