Sounds of the revolution: Resistance, rights and refugees

Sunday, May 15, 2011 - 22:00 to Monday, May 16, 2011 - 01:00

CEPAL is hosting a fantastic event, showcasing several talented artists! Working within a broad theme of revolution, resistance and refugees, our event brings together artists from across the globe!

Join us for a night of music, poetry, literature and hip - hop, and help raise funds for CEPAL's Overseas Program!

Featured Artists:
Ava Homa, Author.
Ranging across regions, ethnicities, genders, sexualities and political dispositions, Homa's characters give us a prismatic portrait of Iran that resists both internal tyrannies and Western demonization." Susan Holbrook, author of Joy Is So Exhausting

Yaseen of I-VOICE, hip - hop artist.
Yaseen hails from Bourj el-Barajneh refugee camp, Lebanon. "Yaseen raps with a rich, full-throated expression. He pronounces the periphery with unique grammar and narrates his fragmented place in the world with the soulful wisdom of a street-wise prophet." Now Lebanon

Mary Lou Zeitoun, Author
Award winning author ("13"The Porcupine's Quill), and journalist (Now, Globe and Mail, Elle). Zeitoun is a Canadian, Irish, Palestinian Feminist. Her last name and the venue are a total and happy coincidence. Her dream is to finish the docu- musical "Don't Whine Miss Palestine"

 

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