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See Eve in DC tomorrow at Busboys & Poets

2/23/2010

V-Day's 4th Annual Los Angeles Benefit Luncheon Features Readings By Teen Girls and Academy Award Nominee Gabourey Sidibe

V-Day hosted its 4th annual pre-awards LA luncheon on Thursday, February 11, featuring readings from I Am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World.

Teen actors Chloe Goutal, Ally Maki (10 Things I Hate About You), and Tanya Tawgenga performed at the Four Seasons Hotel along with Academy award nominee Gabourey Sidibe, and remarks by Eve, Charlize Theron and Rosario Dawson.

Hosts included Eve Ensler, California's First Lady
Maria Shriver, Gabourey Sidibe, Charlize Theron,
and V-Board members Carole Black, Rosario Dawson, Jane Fonda, Pat Mitchell, Susan Celia Swan and Kerry Washington, and were joined by Carla Gugino, Dylan McDermott, Dayle Haddon, and Doris Roberts, among others.

The invitation-only luncheon has become an annual gathering for creative women in Hollywood, where V-Day debuts new works in an intimate and empowered setting.

CHECK OUT V-Girls!

Catch Eve on TV Friday, February 12

Eve and actor/V-Day Board Member Rosario Dawson on The Tyra Show >

Then watch Eve on The Tavis Smiley Show >

Check local listings.

Attend an Upcoming Event with Eve!

Tickets are available for events featuring Eve Ensler in the upcoming weeks:

Sunday, February 14: Irvine, CA

V-Day UC Irvine performance of The Vagina Monologues with special guest Eve Ensler, at the Bren Events Center.

Tickets starting at $17, available here

Tuesday, February 16: San Francisco, CA

Eve Ensler speaks at the Commonwealth Club about her new book, I Am an Emotional Creature.

Tickets starting at $12 for members, $20 for non-members, $7 students (with valid ID) available here

Thursday, February 18: Berkeley, CA

KPFA Radio 94.1FM presents Eve Ensler speaking about I Am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World.
Tickets starting at $12 available here

Saturday, February 20: Lensic Theater, Santa Fe, NM

V-Day benefit reading of I Am an Emotional Creature performed by local New Mexico teens at the Lensic Theater.

Tickets starting at $25 Reserved, $12 for Teens available here

Tuesday, February 23: 92 Street Y, NYC

Eve Ensler speaks at 92nd Street Y about I Am An Emotional Creature.

Tickets starting at $27 available here

Special 20% discount for V-Day - use CODE EE35

Incite to Insight World Arts Collaborative Show in Brooklyn To Benefit V-Day

Join a talented group of bands to support the first of a series of global causes at Public Assembly in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on February 16 at 8pm. This cross-cultural world-themed show will raise awareness of the incredible strength, courage and resiliency of women who continue to struggle in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

A percentage of proceeds will benefit V-Day's work in the DRC.

For more information, please visit http://i-to-i.eventbrite.com/

For more information about V-Day's work in the DRC please visit http://www.vday.org/drcongo

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