An Evening with Orna Akad

November 10, 2014

Monday at 7:30 pm

FREE ADMISSION

Presented by La MaMa in association with No Visa Productions
“A journey between two cultures (Israeli and Arab Palestinian) within one small geographic square."
Author and playwright Orna Akad will focus on women's poetry, using slides and music video clips, to illustrate the process of searching for different ways to negotiate peace through understanding the music, language and literature of Israeli and Palestinian cultures.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Orna Akad is an author, playwright and theater director. She has been nominated for the Sapir literature award for her novel "Wadi Mileh,” and winner of the AKUM Prize (Society of authors, composers and music publishers in Israel). Orna divides her personal and professional life between the two societies, Arab and Israeli.

THIS PROGRAM IS SUPPORTED, IN PART, BY PUBLIC FUNDS FROM THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CITY COUNCIL.