Sheroes

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Sheroes was a monthly limited-run art party series that brought together on and offline works that playfully and performatively explore the iconography and cultures of fandom surrounding the "League of Legendary Ladies": Joni Mitchell, Chaka Khan, Tina Turner, Madonna, Yoko Ono, Erykah Badu, Etta James, Marianne Faithfull, Dolly Parton, Grace Jones, Dusty Springfield & Nina Simone.


Sheroes is presented by salonnière reeraw (Rea McNamara). Based in Toronto, the series curates specially commissioned performances, sounds, installations & visuals.


All Sheroes events are brainstormed and archived online at fuckyeahsheroes.tumblr.com, uniting digital communities with real-time audiences in an ongoing exploration into fan culture and collaborative content creation.


Virtual Season — our culminating presentation of new and past Sheroes on/offline works & performances — is currently gearing into its first international reunion tour. We will be announcing soon tour dates. (If you would like to book a Sheroes event, please contact us.)


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Pop culture icon and country music legend Dolly Parton is known around the world as a singer, songwriter and actress. But to a new generation of children in the U.S., Canada and the U.K., she is simply The Book Lady.

(Our Sheroes Stan Brad Horvath made this wonderful 2009 documentary called The Book Lady on Dolly's Imagination Library. So you know he’s the real deal. GO FORTH & ASK YOUR BURNING DOLLY Q’s!)

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a FREE GIFT to our children! All you have to do is read to your children.
http://www.maconcountytn.com/imagination_library.htm

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a FREE GIFT to our children! All you have to do is read to your children.

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"Dolly often says that if there’s magic in her it’s that she looks so artificial but she is so totally real. And it’s true. I can’t think of another celebrity who is so grounded and untouched by fame," he said. "She really is the same way in person as she is on television - cheerful, witty, and full of energy. I do think people will be surprised by the amount of work she’s done for children’s literacy and education." http://www.capebretonpost.com/Living/Education/2008-09-04/article-768254/Film-about-Dolly-Partons-literacy-project-booked-at-film-festival/1

"Dolly often says that if there’s magic in her it’s that she looks so artificial but she is so totally real. And it’s true. I can’t think of another celebrity who is so grounded and untouched by fame," he said. "She really is the same way in person as she is on television - cheerful, witty, and full of energy. I do think people will be surprised by the amount of work she’s done for children’s literacy and education."

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