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Back From the West Bank: the Olive Tree Circus Multimedia Event

Event Details
Date/Time: 
Jan 8 2009 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Price: 
Free to the public, donations welcome
Where: 
Iman Cultural Center
3376 Motor Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90034
free lot parking
complementary Persian meal served to the first 50 people
courtesy of the Iman Center free street parking

Vivien Sansour, puppeteer-clown-actor-organizer of the Olive Tree Circus, is back from the olive harvest tour of West Bank towns including Bethlehem, Hebron and surrounding villages. She will be removing her red nose and sharing with a large audience the slide show, video and personal experiences of the fourteen Arab, Jewish and non-Middle Eastern Americans who traveled together, creating puppets and performing for the children of the West Bank in the service of peace.


Cosponsored by the Iman Cultural Center and the American Friends Service Committee, Middle East Peace Education Program.

Free to the public, RSVPs strongly advised: 310.657.5511.

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