The University of Louisville will participate in V-DAY 2013, a global movement to end violence against women. The university will feature a benefit production of “The Vagina Monologues,” an award-winning play by Eve Ensler about women’s experiences, panel discussions and other events Feb. 11-16 to commemorate V-Day.
This year’s theme, “One Billion Rising,” draws attention to the 1 billion women globally who the United Nations says will be raped or beaten in their lifetimes. UofL’s events will be part of the worldwide V-Day goal to have 1 billion women and their supporters take a stand to end violence against women.
7 p.m. Feb. 14-16, The Playhouse Theater, “The Vagina Monologues.” Guest actresses and students will perform “The Vagina Monologues.” The guest actresses include Angie Fenton, managing editor of The Voice-Tribune and entertainment correspondent for WHAS 11's “Great Day Live!”; Leesa Mitchell from WAKY; and Kaila Story, the Audre Lorde Chair in Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality Studies at UofL and host of “Strange Fruit,” a podcast on WFPL. Admission is $8 for college students with an ID and $10 for faculty, staff and community members. To purchase tickets online, visit http://uoflvday2013.eventbrite.com.
For more information, call 502-852-2663 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
To see an exciting list of more V-Week activities, please go to www.louisville.edu/peacc.
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