Vagina Monologues Benefit Production: Friday, April 20th

From the Facebook Event Page:

“On April 20th 2012, at 8pm, V-Day NOLA will present a benefit reading of Eve Ensler’s award winning play The Vagina Monologues at The Howlin’ Wolf.

Join us as we raise funds and awareness to end violence against women and girls.

The Vagina Monologues will be performed at The Howlin’ Wolf on Friday April 20th at 8pm. Tickets are sliding scale priced from $12 to $25 and may be purchased at the door or by calling 504-529-5844 or by visiting www.Howlin-Wolf.com. Ages 18+ Only

Proceeds benefit Hagars House for Women & Children. For more information about Hagars House, visit http://www.hagarshousenola.org/

The Official Vagina After Party to follow, featuring The Organ Grinders, Daria and the Hip Drops, and a dance party with DJ Nice Rack. Additional information at http://www.facebook.com/events/337997992916041/

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What are The Vagina Monologues?

Hailed by The New York Times as “funny” and “poignant” and by the Daily News as “intelligent” and “courageous,” The Vagina Monologues, which was first performed off-Broadway by Ms. Ensler, dives into the mystery, humor, pain, power, wisdom, outrage and excitement buried in women’s experiences. Ms. Ensler has performed the play to great acclaim throughout the world – from Zagreb to Santa Barbara, from London to Seattle, from Jerusalem to Oklahoma City. Villard Books/Random House first published The Vagina Monologues, which includes a foreword by Gloria Steinem, in February 1998. A special edition was released in hard cover and paperback in February 2008 in honor of V-Day’s ten year anniversary.

What is V-Day?
V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day generates broader attention for the fight to stop violence against women and girls, including rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation (FGM), and sex slavery.

To learn more about V-Day NOLA, call 225-281-0062 or e-mail the organization at vdaynola2012@gmail.com. To learn more about V-Day and its campaigns visit www.vday.org.”

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