Omega Institute and V-Day Present: Women, Power & Peace

In collaboration with the Nobel Women's Initiative, featuring Nobel Peace Prize Laureates:
Jody Williams/ United States
Shirin Ebadi/Iran
Rigoberta Menchu´ Tum/Guatemala
Betty Williams /Ireland

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime reading of Eve Ensler's Necessary Targets , a groundbreaking play about women, war, and the enduring resilience of the human spirit. The play features actors including Academy Award winner Jane Fonda and Academy Award nominated Kerry Washington, Shiva Rose, Emma Myles, and Tony Award winner Marian Seldes. With music by Sussan Deyhim.
We are are also honored to be joined by one of the great singer-songwriters of our times, Natalie Merchant, who will perform on the Omega stage. The incomparable Sussan Deyhim will also add her remarkable voice during the conference.

date: September 14-16, 2007
venue:Omega Institute
          150 Lake Drive
          Rhinebeck, NY
info: eomega.org
cost: $325 [SOLD OUT]

A Mirror Garden: The Life of Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian

Zara Houshmand, Shohreh Aghdashloo & Sussan Deyhim, introduced by Sholeh Wolpé present A Mirror Garden: The Life of Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian. Co-author and theatre artist Zara Houshmand presents an event exclusive to Southern California when she reads from and signs her memoir A Mirror Garden on the life of famed Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian. Academy Award nominee Shohreh Aghdashloo will give a dramatic reading, and interntional vocalist Sussan Deyhim will sing solo. The evening will be introduced by poet and translator Sholeh Wolpé, who will moderate a discussion later in the evening.

date: Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007
venue: Beverly Hills Library Auditorium
          444 N. Rexford Dr
          Beverly Hills 90210
time: 7 pm
cost: Admission is free with suggested purchase of one copy of A Mirror Garden per couple ...................................................

KCRW 89.9 FM and Levantine Center present

Sussan will be joined by an all star band featuring Steve Ferrone, Dean Gant, Hussain Jiffy, Walter Rodriguez and very special guests Richard Horowitz, Gingger Shankar & Lee Jaffe.
Opening DJ Set by DJ Lady Sha

date: Saturday, October 6, 2007
venue:Knitting Factory
          7021 Hollywood Blvd
          Los Angeles CA 90028
info: 323.463.0204
tickets: BUY