Mujeres Mercado presents “Domingo de Disfruto”

 “Domingo de Disfruto”- Handmade Shopping Event at the Vibrant Community Space

Mujeres Mercado and Southwest Workers Union (SWU) present “Domingo de Disfruto” a handmade holiday shopping event.  Featuring an all female artisan market, in-house DJ and cash-bar this is a free family-friendly opportunity to an evening opportunity to shop from over 20+ handmade artisans, all at the lovely Vibrant Community Space and  adjacent SWU Movement Gallery.

Domingo de Disfruto translates to Sunday of Joy.   Sunday the 30th we invite you to skip the big-boxes and hectic times usually associated with post-thanksgiving shopping, and make your dollars count by sharing a delightful time shopping handmade artisan goods at the Mujeres Mercado Vibrant Community Space. We’ll have over 20 artisans in-house, our fierce femaile DJ Despeinada spinning in-store, and cash-bar… bring your friends and ENJOY yourself… we can’t wait to see you!  This Sunday’s Domingo en Disfruto is a special mercado day offering a chance to shop from  the in-house community collaborating artists that are part of the Vibrant Communitie’s two-month pop-up shop PLUS a dozen additional artisans that are creating beautiful handmade artisan crafts including; jewelry, crocheted goods, handmade clothing, household items, one-of-a-kind holiday wreaths, vintage clothing, and visual arts.

The Vibrant Community Space is a two-month long holiday pop-up shop, and a project of Mujeres Mercado and Southwest Workers Union, co-sponsored by Yeyas Antiques Oddities.   Mujeres Mercado promotes and connects female artisans, performers and traditional healers.

Some confirmed contributing artisans include; DJ Despeinada,  Tk Karakashian Tunchez/ Las Ofrendas, Cristina M. Martinez/ VeryThat, BarbacoApparel, Vanessa Colon,   Ellen Escalera, Celeste DeLuna,  Poppy Luce Jewels,  Jane Madrigal, Laura Yohualtlahuiz Rios-Ramirez/ Xingona Creations, and Rose Twofeathers Hernandez.   Additional artisans are being confirmed daily!  For a complete listing of featured artisans, performers, traditional healers as well as upcoming programming dates, please visit our facebook page.

For press inquiries or more information about becoming a collaborating artist at the shop, please contact tk tunchez at 413-695-0203 or Cristina Martinez at 210.602.3291, or email mujeresmercado@gmail.com.

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Mujeres Mercado presents: Crystal Healing Sessions with Rose TwoFeathers Hernandez

Mujeres Mercado is proud to invite our community to our new healing space for healing sessions with Rose Twofeathers Hernandez.

Rose is an indigenous energy worker with experience in the crystal and stone therapies. She began her treatments over 30 years ago; recently acknowledging that she was brought to this earth for her healing gifts. Her ability to communicate with the stone allies has been a gift of healing such ailments as fatigue, chronic and acute pain, stress, pre- and post-surgery recovery, broken/fractured bone injuries, torn ligaments or back strains, and much more. Rose has taught her gift of healing to communities in Central Texas and in Michigan.

She will be using clear quartz pendulums, crystals, stones and lastly a Mayan Feather Fan to recharge, align, open, and recharge the body, mind, and spirit of any individual served.

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Her sessions offered are usually 30 minutes. She can treat severe pain in 15-25 minutes. With each treatment, a person will have their cellular structure regenerated, cleared and given a new slate for the advancement of programming a new path or good intention of health.
She is offering special community rates for these sessions.
Suggested donations will be $1 a minute. (normal fees are $75 for 45 min).

To reserve a space ahead of time, please email: 2plumas@gmail.com

To learn more about Rose’s work please visit her FB at: www.facebook.com/twofeathers.hernandez

Co-sponsored by Southwest Workers Union

Mujeres Mercado presents “The Vibrant Community” a Holiday Pop-Up Shop and Community Art Space OPENING NIGHT!

Mujeres Mercado, in partnership with Southwest Workers Union (SWU) presents “The Vibrant Community” a Holiday Pop-Up Shop and Community Art Space. With a special meet and greet Opening Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 6-9PM, 1414 E. Commerce Avenue. This two-month project, a partnership between Mujeres Mercado and Southwest Workers Union is a chance to enjoy a special holiday collaboration between select Mujeres Mercado’s all-female artisans, traditional healers, performers and DJ’s.

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“The Vibrant Community” space will be open for two months, November and December, and will feature the fine handmade artisanship that the Mujeres Mercado artisan network is known for, including original artwork, jewelry, household cositas, vintage & wearable art & clothing, and other distinctive gifts. Also featured will be ongoing family-programming where community members will be welcomed to learn some of the skills they can use to #handmaketheholidays for themselves. With two in-house DJ’s and multiple performers planning celebrations, traditional healers specializing in crystal healings, rebozo alignments, limpias and tarot reading offering open hours for the community, select artisans offering affordable workshop opportunities, and others contributing to a full schedule of ongoing cultural programming the two month long project will be an excellent time to spend with your friends and family this holiday season, all while supporting and connecting with local women building alternative economies to support themselves and their communities.

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Confirmed contributing artisans include:
Resident DJ’s- dj.ang.g and DJ Despeinada
Musicians and Visual Artists Krudas Cubensi & liza garza; Handmade artisan shops and artists-
Tk Karakashian Tunchez/ Las Ofrendas
Cristina M. Martinez/ VeryThat,
BarbacoApparel,
Vanessa Colon,
Neidy Flores,
Ellen Escalera,
Lola’s Boutique
Girlie’s
Celeste DeLuna,
Jane Madrigal / Home Girl Healing,
traditional healers including Laura Yohualtlahuiz Rios-Ramirez / Yanaguana Mamas, and Rose Twofeathers Hernandez, and special community collaborators including Lindsay Rodriguez.

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Additional collaborators are being confirmed daily! Are you interested in participating in the shop? Please email mujeresmercado@gmail.com for more information.

co-sponsored by Yeyas Antiques Oddities