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Announcement :: Environment : GLBT/Queer : Globalization : Human Rights : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Race : War and Militarism
TONIGHT: Angela Davis, Howard Zinn, Eve Ensler, David Strathairn in Boston Event 6/19
15 May 2007
Modified: 19 Jun 2007
Angela Davis, Howard Zinn, David Strathairn, Eve Ensler, Foundation Movement, Sofia Snow, Councilor Felix Arroyo and others Perform in Boston Benefit Event June 19th, Marking Anniversary of Execution of Ethel & Julius Rosenberg and Celebrating Today's Progressive Activists #file_3#
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Angela Davis, Howard Zinn, Eve Ensler, David Strathairn in Boston Event 6/19
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Angela Davis, Howard Zinn, Eve Ensler, David Strathairn in Boston Event 6/19
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Angela Davis, Howard Zinn, Eve Ensler, David Strathairn in Boston Event 6/19
CELEBRATE THE CHILDREN OF RESISTANCE
June 19th, 7:30 pm
John Hancock Hall at the Back Bay Events Center
180 Berkeley St., Boston (corner of Berkeley & Stuart)

CELEBRATE THE CHILDREN OF RESISTANCE is a scripted dramatic program that honors Ethel and Julius Rosenberg's resistance on the 54th anniversary of their execution and celebrates the courage of those who continue that legacy today. Words of activist families across several generations are intertwined with music and poetry in an event that embraces the history of progressive struggle and inspires a commitment to social justice.

Starring Angela Davis, #file_4# Eve Ensler (author of The Vagina Monologues), David Strathairn #file_5# (star of Good Night and Good Luck and other films), and Howard Zinn; with poetry from Martín Espada; music from Charlie King & Karen Brandow, Pamela Means, The Foundation Movement and the Boston Workmen's Circle Yiddish Chorus; and additional readings by Iraq War resister, Camilo Mejía, members of the Rosenberg/Meeropol family and Boston City Councilor Felix Arroyo; former state court judge, Margaret Burnham; Soffiyah Elijah, of Harvard Law School’s Criminal Justice Institute; WGBH radio journalist, Tony Kahn; slam poet Sofia Snow, and others.

$30, $50, $100 and $250 tickets are on sale now (tax-deductible donations of $50 and $150, respectively, are included in $100 and $250 tickets.) Proceeds benefit the Rosenberg Fund for Children. For details, including ticket purchase information, background on cast members, etc., visit www.rfc.org, email amber (at) rfc.org or call (413) 529-0063.
See also:
http://www.rfc.org
http://www.backbayeventscenter.com/calendar.htm
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