Eve Ensler Awarded the 2011 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award!
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V-Day Founder and Artistic Director Eve Ensler will receive the 2011 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award!
Eve will be awarded the 2011 Isabelle Stevenson Award, which recognizes an individual from the theater community who has made a substantial contribution of volunteered time and effort on behalf of humanitarian, social service or charitable organizations. The award was chosen by the Tony Awards Administration Committee and Eve will be presented the award at the Tony ceremony on June 12.
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WATCH: Get a Glimpse Into V-Day's 5th Annual LA Gathering!
On Tuesday, March 8th, V-Day held its 5th Annual LA Gathering, held this year at the Soho House in West Hollywood, California. Film producer and V-Day activist Lauren Lloyd was on hand to document the intimate event, which was hosted by Eve Ensler, and V-Board members Charlize Theron, Rosario Dawson, Carol Black, Pat Mitchell, Linda Pope, and Susan Celia Swan.
Held on the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, the evening featured updates on the opening of City of Joy in Bukavu, DRC, as well as V-Day's work around the world including the 2011 Spotlight Campaign on Haiti, developed and designed by women activists on the ground.
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EVE ON TOUR: Upcoming Free Event in Chicago
On Sunday, April 10, Eve will conclude her multi-city speaking tour in conjunction with the paperback release of her best-selling work I Am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World:
Sunday, April 10th / Chicago, IL
International House at the University of Chicago
Eve speaks, book signing to follow
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NEW VIDEOS From Our V-Girls Reporters!
V-Girls Action Team member Coco Kimelman shares why V-Girls and I Am an Emotional Creature are meaningful to her. How can the book be used as a tool to empower girls? "The book is connection to me," says Coco. "No matter how different we are, there's a connection of emotions." When asked how she is an emotional creature, Coco shares, "I'm bold and ready to take action." Coco was interviewed by her fellow V-Girls Action Team member Olivia Oguma at the Hudson Union Society in New York City.
Follow all of our girl reporters on the V-Girls blog, and check out Coco's blog post "I Will Dance to Find Myself" here. You can join Eve Ensler and V-Girls on the Emotional Creature tour in Chicago, Illinois on April 10. Stay tuned for more videos and tour updates!
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