Events 3/8 – 3/14: International Womxn’s Day at Asian Arts Initiative, Women’s Film Festival Opening Night, 76ers Meet and Greet & More!

Some of the most interesting things happening across the region from Friday, March 8th to Thursday, March 14th. Share your event by tweeting us @citywidestories or tagging us on Facebook.

International Womxn’s Day

Friday, March 8th

6 – 11 pm

Asian Arts Initiative

1219 Vine St.

Cost: Suggested donation $15-20

Celebrate the radical spirit of a united international womxn’s movement with Asian Arts Initiative and Qunify. Imagine what an inclusive, queer, women of color-led movement might look like. Revisiting Audre Lorde’s statement that “caring for oneself is a political act,” we will engage artists and advocacy organizations to foster an embodied space of care and joy for women, trans, and non-binary people.


Grit & Moxie – An International Women’s Day Art Show   

Friday, March 8th  

9 pm – 1 am

North Bowl

909 N 2nd St.

Cost: Free

This group art show celebrates International Women’s Day. Enjoy a DJ spinning live music, complimentary snacks and drink specials. Plus an interactive polaroid experience by Pop Up Polaroid.


The BIG Exhibit

Saturday, March 9th

6 – 9 pm

Philly Art Collective

253 North 3rd St.

Cost: Free  

Notorious B.I.G passed away in the year 1997 on March 9th. ’97 marked a year which critics and hip-hop fans worldwide date as the most iconic year in the culture. Over 30 visual artists help celebrate the rapper’s life with tribute pieces in a one night collective pop-up exhibit. The gallery will be serving free wine throughout the night and presenting the first 50 patrons with a free art print.


Philadelphia Sixers Meet and Greet  

Saturday, March 9th

3:30 – 5 pm

Deptford Mall

1750 Deptford Center Rd.

Cost: $15-69

Love the 76ers? Meet Philadelphia Tobias Harris, T.J. McConnell and Boban Marjanović. Tobias and Boban will be making their first appearance as part of the team.


1st Annual Black State of the Uterus  

Tuesday, March 12

5:30 – 7 pm

Riletta L. Cream Ferry Avenue Branch, Camden County Library System

852 Ferry Ave.

Cost: Free

An intimate conversation about healing for mothers.


Film Screening: I, A Black Woman, Resist

Tuesday, March 12

6 – 7:30 pm

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 109

3620 Walnut St.

Cost: Free with registration

“I, A Black Woman, Resist” is a “living” documentary film project honoring the life and legacy of Afro-Brazilian activist and politician, Marielle Franco. This screening is a part of the #MarielleRising Screening Tour, a multi-city tour marking  one year since Marielle Franco’s assassination. Following the screening there will be a discussion with Dr. Sharrelle Barber and Dr. Kia L. Caldwell.


The Women’s Film Festival – Opening Night Film and Reception

Thursday, March 14th

7 pm

Perelman Theater-Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts  

300 S Broad St.

Cost: $19.50  

The Women’s Film Festival kicks off with a screening of “This Changes Everything” followed by a Q&A with the film’s producer. After the screening, mingle with other like-minded filmgoers during the opening night reception.