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Join UNTIL THE VIOLENCE STOPS: NEO for their final two productions!

V-Day's first locally produced UNTIL THE VIOLENCE STOPS festival, UNTIL THE VIOLENCE STOPS: NORTHEAST OHIO has had an exciting two weeks of theater, spoken word and community events taking place throughout the state and raising funds and awareness to end violence against women and girls.

Although the festival is nearly over there are still two more incredible productions taking place:

FRIDAY June 29, A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer

Akron- Summit County Public Library Auditorium, 60 S. High St., 7:30 p.m curtain
Directed by Deb Lemire, Queen Bee Productions.
A night of monologues written by notable writers from around the world and read by celebrated talent. Beyond the time constraint of five minutes or less and the theme of women and violence, each monologue was for the writer to realize. No constructs, restrictions, rules.
Accompanied by composer/arranger extraordinaire, Marge Adler, anything is possible!

Featuring: Taba Aleem, Heather Burns (WAPS), Christine Grisez, Russell Kunz, Kendra Norris, Margo Parker, Damaris Patterson, Marci Paolucci, Donna Rizor-Longfellow, Eric Mansfield (WKYC-TV), Kim Wheeler (WKYC-TV)

Click Here to purchase tickets at $15.
Tickets will be available at the door for $20.

SUNDAY July 1 at Jacob's Field!

Cleveland Indians Game, Rally and Peace Walk
Jacob's Field, Downtown Cleveland
1:05 game
Thank you Rally and Peace Walk around the stadium to follow game
Tabling from many of the organizations that serve women and girls in Northeast Ohio Communities.
Tickets are $20 for the UTVS Game and Rally, and must be purchased ahead of time.

Purchase your Festival Grand Finale tickets from one of the following organizations. Help them raise money and help us all make Ohio the Safest Place on Earth for Women and Girls!

Battered Women Shelter of Summit and Medina Counties

CONTACT: Anne Spahr, 330-374-0740 ext 45,

Cleveland Domestic Violence Center

CONTACT: Linda Johanek, 216-688-7296,

The Akron Pride Center

CONTACT: Teddi Dowey or Ingy,

V-Day and the Culture Project present a second Benefit Reading of A Memory A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer, July 5th

On Thursday July 5, V-Day and Culture Project's Women Center Stage festival will present a second reading from A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer

at the Culture Project in New York City. The evening will feature readings from Dylan McDermott, Eve Ensler, Ed Blunt, Carole Gilligan, Susan Miller, Elizabeth Lesser, Abiola Abrams, Periel Aschenbrand, Nicole Burdette, among others.

The July 5 reading follows a sold out reading on June 4 that featured Patricia Bosworth, Michael Cunningham, Kathy Engel, Eve Ensler, Hazelle Goodman, Carol Michele Kaplan, Michael Klein, James Lecesne, Lynn Nottage, Mark Matousek, and Olivia Wilde.

A limited amount of tickets remain available so buy yours now and join us for another extraordinary evening.

A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer
Thursday, July 5 the Culture Project, 55 Mercer Street, NYC
Doors: 7:00pm, Curtain: 7:30pm
Tickets $20: or call 212.925.1900.

Support the Culture Project's Women Center Stage Festival

Culture Project's Women Center Stage (WCS), taking place June 25 - July 17 is multi-disciplinary festival featuring women artists whose work calls attention to human struggles globally. WCS gathers artists, activists, thinkers and other crucial voices for justice - to build community and solidarity, share stories and ideas, and challenge one another to act and react.

To view the exciting calendar of events please visit

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