The City of West Hollywood hosted a a weekend full of poetry readings, musical performances, art installations and giveaways during its Block Party Pop and Ladies of Courage Arts Festival events on Saturday and Sunday at West Hollywood Park. Both events were free and open to the entire community as part of National Women’s History Month.
The City of West Hollywood and its Women’s Advisory Board hosted a special Block Party POP-UP on Saturday in celebration of National Women’s History Month at the main lawn where they provided information and resources for social services, mental health programs and more. A booth offered light refreshments, giveaways, and raffle prizes. The activity was held in conjunction with the Ladies of Courage arts festival that was took place at the park the entire weekend.
Ladies of Courage was a two-day festival celebration of the arts to honor women as part of the City’s commemoration of National Women’s History Month. The event ran for most of the day until nighttime. Produced by Eye Poet, Ladies of Courage offered an all-inclusive arts celebration. It featuring art installations, poetry, dance and musical performances. This event provided a showcase for over 100 artists, musicians, poets, and dancers to show and perform their original works. The evening program features digital art, animations and videos projected onto walls during the evening from 8pm – 10pm.
The City of West Hollywood and it’s Women’s Advisory Board annually commemorate National Women’s History Month during March, a time to celebrate the contributions of women.
The City of West Hollywood Women’s Advisory Board (WAB) advises the City Council on policies and other issues pertaining to women, advocates on behalf of women’s rights, and provides programming addressing women’s concerns. The month of March is nationally recognized as Women’s History Month—a time to commemorate and reflect upon the many accomplishments of women and the continuing struggle for equal rights.