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"Building Resistance" Not in Our Name Benefit Evening of Theatre and Conscience
Date Thursday May 11
Time 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location Details
Grand Lake Theater
3200 Grand Ave
Oakland CA 94610
Event Type Fundraiser
Organizer/AuthorNot in Our Name Bay Area
"Building Resistance"
An evening of theater, conscience, and
thought with Not in Our Name

Thursday, May 11, 2006
7 pm to 9:30 pm
Grand Lake Theater
3200 Grand Ave., Oakland

GOLDEN THREAD PRODUCTIONS
Dedicated to the production of theatrical works exploring the Middle Eastern culture and identity, Golden Thread Productions will stage "Sniper" by Egyptian-born playwright Yussef El Guindi.

ANDREA LEWIS, emcee
Our evening's emcee Andrea Lewis is the co-host and producer of KPFA's "Morning Show"

DAHLIA WASFI MD
Dr. Wasfi spent her early childhood in Iraq during the 70’s. Currently of Denver, Colorado, she recently returned from Iraq on March 23, 2006 following her most recent visit.

BETH PYLES
Beth Pyles of Fairmont, West Virginia recently returned from her second assignment with Christian Peacemaker Teams in Iraq on March 21, 2006.

PABLO PAREDES
Former San Diego-based sailor turned war resister Pablo Paredes is a member of Iraq Veterans Against the War. He recently led the 241 mile “March for Peace” from Tijuana, Mexico that reached San Francisco on March 27, 2006.

A benefit for Not in Our Name Bay Area
An Oakland-based grassroots project dedicated to opposing endless war, attacks on immigrants, and assaults on our civil liberties.

Special thanks to Allen Michaan of the historic Grand Lake Theater and the Northern California International Solidarity Movement.

Thanks also to our friends for their support of and endorsement of this event: American Muslim Voice - Bay Area United Against War - Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors - CODEPINK - Courage to Resist - Global Exchange - International Socialist Organization - Middle East Children's Alliance - Radical Women and the Freedom Socialist Party - World Can't Wait!

For advance tickets, posters, and more info:
http://tickets.notinourname.net
Added to the calendar on Monday Apr 24th, 2006 6:55 PM
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