Spoken Word

"What Do the Women Say?"

When: Tue., March 8, 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Wed., March 9, 7:30-9:30 p.m. 2011

Two-day celebration of International Womens Day and Support Women Artists Now Day, with a different spoken-word program each night. Tuesday's show features a reading by Palestinian poet Deema Shehabi; a staged reading of Cracking Mud is Pinching Me by the Jordanian playwright Haya Husseini; and a collaborative art-poetry piece by poets Haleh Hatami and Esther Kamkar. Wednesday's show features readings by Nawal el Saadawi and Shahrnush Parsipur, as well as a panel discussion about Middle Eastern gender politics.

Price: $10

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