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The Herstories Benefit Party
Date Thursday January 29
Time 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
Oakland Box Theater
1928 Telegraph Ave.
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorVika Teicher
Event: Herstories Benefit Party
Date: Thursday, January 29, 2004
Time: 7pm - Midnight
Location: Oakland Box Theater, 1928 Telegraph Ave.
(between 19th & 20th) http://www.oaklandbox.com/

The party will feature live performances including music with Kelly Orphan, and poetry, storytelling & comedy with members of the Herstories Project. New Orleans style gumbo and other delicious food & drink. Get ready to move to live Brazilian batucada music and passionate and full-energy dancing with the best latin beats from the Americas, DJ's including Betsy-La, a native of Oakland, using electronic instruments and beats to weave together sacred sounds from every continent - Asian underground, Latin house, didgeridu breakbeats, tribal trance. Get comfy in Zakary Zide's asian dub ambient slide show lounge and chill passionately with some chai as you sink into sights, sounds and aromas from around the world . . ... And finally an incredible silent auction & raffle to give away over $1,500 worth of great prizes.

Schedule:
7-8 Food, Drinks, and Auction
8-10 Performances and Raffling
10-midnight Dancing

$10 - $25 Suggested Donation. (Donations of $25 and up are tax deductible - checks should be made to Epic Arts w/ Herstories Project in the memo)

The Herstories Project is a community based multi-disciplinary performance and art project collecting and bringing into interactive performance women's contemporary and ancestral stories of difference, struggle, resistance, community, survival and achievement. The Herstories Project is partially funded by a grant from the City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program and supported by the Oakland City Council and Epic Arts http://www.epicarts.org/

We are counting on our community for additional support to put this show on the road and perform for Women's History Month in March. We invite you to come to our event!

For more information contact: Vika Teicher (510) 595-3208, visit http://www.vikatouch.com/herstories.html or email herstoriesproject@yahoo.com
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Feb 3rd, 2004 10:25 AM

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