A Very Special Evening with Extraordinary Women” width=”317″ height=”467″ />A Very Special Evening with Extraordinary Women
A fundraising effort in support of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence
On Friday, December 11th, 2009 at Crudo, 235 West 35th St bet. 7th & 8th Aves, NYC
7 PM Dinner – Ticket $45 (drink not included) – Buy your ticket(s) now
- First Course: Ensalada de abuelita
- Main Course: Capellos De Pechuga Organica, Churrasco a la Parrilla
- Dessert Flan or Chocolate Cake
Keynote Speaker: Naomi Wolf
Author of seven books, including the New York Times bestsellers The Beauty Myth, The End of America and Give Me Liberty. She has toured the world speaking to audiences of all walks of life about gender equality, social justice, and, most recently, the defense of liberty in America and internationally. She is the cofounder of the Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership, which teaches ethics and empowerment to young women leaders, and is also a cofounder of the American Freedom Campaign, a grass roots democracy movement in the United States whose mission is the defense of the Constitution and the rule of law.
Yelena Posniak (multimedia)
A photojournalist and a member of Convergence of Cultures who contributes to community outreach programs with Art for Change and the global social cause of World March for Peace and Nonviolence. Most recently, Ms. Posniak launched a photo initiative in NY with a team of photographers from Italy, called “Shoot4Change” to bring together a network of reporters, journalists, photographers, photo enthusiasts, who dedicate their time to give a voice to those that cannot be heard.
Jillian Maslow (fashion show)
An artist whose topical gown-sculptures skirt a weighty line between the gravity of social purpose and the loftiness of fashion. Jillian artfully constructs classic fashion silhouettes from popular manufactured products.
9 PM Live Performances – Ticket $10 (+ 2 drinks minimum) – Buy your ticket(s) now
Singer, songwriter and the heart of Mahina Movement’s music. Gabby represents Hollis, Queens, where she was raised by an adopted family. Gabby has a fierce passion for music and has consistently been writing songs since she was 5 years old. Her story is featured in the documentary, “Anomaly”, directed by Jessica Chen Drammeh, which offers a compelling look at the experiences of people of mixed ethnicity.
Left on Red
These two young women’s talents run the musical gamut, but they are primarily a rock duo with Liah on guitar, Kelly on violin, and both on vocals. Left on Red routinely play in hospitals and nursing homes as well as performing for Veterans on a shared bill with Tom Morello and his organization Axis of Justice, Musicians on Call, YWCA, and many more.