SWAN Day in DC

Posted on March 19, 2010. Filed under: Short Stories, storytelling, writing | Tags: , , , , |

I will be Dishing with the Girls,  MC’ing the Hickok  Cole event, and  performing a story and reading a piece of short fiction at Hickok Cole.  I am excited to be part of such a great day for women artists!

DC SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day in Georgetown

Washington Women join their International Sisters to offer FREE performances, readings and film screenings

On Saturday, March 27, 2010, The Georgetown Theatre Company and Women in Film & Video will host the 3rd Annual DC SWAN Day, an all-day event featuring FREE Performances, Readings and Film Screenings in Georgetown.

DC SWAN Day begins at 12:00noon with an open discussion between a panel of women artists and the community, Dishing with the Girls, at Barnes & Noble (corner of M & Thomas Jefferson Streets, NW). Also at Barnes & Noble, performances and readings by local poets and actors, including BodyLogue, Deepti Gupta’s story of growing up in India, surrounded by negative messages about dark skin, weight
and being a woman, begin at 1:00pm.

1:00-6:00pm at Grace Church: (1041 Wisconsin Ave., NW): Staged Reading Marathon — full-length, one-act and 15-minute plays by women playwrights from all over the USA — and abroad features readings of The Owl Girl by award-winning playwright and poet Monica Raymond, Immortal Beloved by Rebecca Nesvet and several short new plays by leading female playwrights,

1:00pm CDIA Boston in The Foundry: (1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW) Women in Film & Video will present a screening of the WIFTI Shorts Showcase featuring films from women-directors across the globe.

2:00pm Hickok Cole: (1023 31st Street, NW) Storytelling, Poetry and Monologues by DC Artists.

2:00pm MOCA Gallery in Canal Square: (1054 31st St, NW — or enter Canal Square from M St.) readings and performances, including sketch comedy by New York’s Curvy By Nature.

7:00pm MOCA Gallery in Canal Square: Belle Parricide — first reading of a new, collaborative theatre piece, followed by a discussion led by Psychodramatist Kimberley Rattley of Playback Theatre

For more information about SWAN Day events happening around the world, please visit www.SwanDay.org.   For information on DC’s SWAN Day event in Georgetown, please contact Catherine Aselford at 703-915-1061, or visit  http://www.georgetowntheatre.org/swanday2010.html.

The Staged Reading Marathon is funded in part by the International Centre for Women Playwrights

DC SWAN Day is funded in part by Giant Foods, Inc.


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Yay! This is awesome jess!

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