Eve to Speak at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco - Tickets on Sale Now!
On Tuesday September 27, V-Day will present an evening with Tony Award-winner and V-Day Founder Eve Ensler, hosted by the world renowned Grace Cathedral in San Francisco.
Ensler has chosen San Francisco to deliver her first talk based on her upcoming book entitled CongoCancer, scheduled for release in late 2012.
"The evening will be a gathering calling up the outrage, courage, tenderness and wisdom that lives in the body which is the body of the world," stated Ensler. "It will look at how surviving cancer, violence or suffering is the pathway to connection, transformation and revolution. It will be a call to our second wind, to the woman spring."
Tickets are $20, $75, and $150. Student discount tickets are available.
TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW at City Box Office or online HERE >
Special $1000 tickets are available which include Eve's talk at Grace, and entry to an intimate after gathering with Eve and the presenting committee.
$1000 TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED online HERE >
Proceeds from the evening will benefit V-Day and Grace Cathedral.
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VIEW Eve's latest TED Talk - "Suddenly, my body"
TED.com has posted Eve's latest talk, taped at the recent TED Women event. Here's the description from TED.com: "Writer, activist Eve Ensler lived in her head. In this powerful talk from TEDWomen, she talks about her lifelong disconnection from her body -- and how two shocking events helped her to connect with the reality, the physicality of being human." Don't miss this latest from Eve and TED!
WATCH the video >
TAKE A LOOK INSIDE V-Day's Recent New York Fundraiser VIVA VEVOLUTION!
Filmmaker and V-Man Taylor Krauss, and WireImage photographers Stephen Lovekin and Gary Gershoff, documented V-Day's annual NYC fundraiser, VIVA VEVOLUTION! at the Urban Zen Center at Stephan Weiss studio in Greenwich Village. The June 8th event featured guest speakers and attendees including Carole Black, Eve Ensler, Jane Fonda, Donna Karan, Pat Mitchell, Thandie Newton, Doris Roberts, Isabella Rossellini, Kerry Washington, as well as international activists and V-Day supporters, all joining together to celebrate the organization's work.
VIVA VEVOLUTION! looked back at the past year, including V-Day's College & Community Events, V-Girls, V-Men, the 2011 Spotlight Campaign on the Women and Girls of Haiti, and the opening of City of Joy in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The evening also honored NoVo Foundation President and Co-Chair/V-Day Board Member Jennifer Buffett with The Stone Award, and ended with a special birthday dance party celebration for Eve Ensler!
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Save the Congo Produces Benefit Production of The Vagina Monologues in London!
On July 22, Save the Congo, a not-for-profit advocacy organization campaigning for the restoration of peace, security, justice and human dignity in the Congo, produced a benefit production of The Vagina Monologues at The Human Rights Action Centre in London. The event was a huge success, raising awareness about the issue of violence against women and girls in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and funds for the Save the Congo Campaign and City of Joy in Bukavu.
READ More & VIEW Pictures here >