The Athens Area Arts Council and the Athens Institute for Contemporary Art are proud to present Monirah Hashemi, an international writer and performing artist currently living in exile in Sweden from her homeland of Afghanistan.
She will present a workshop version of her one-woman show, Sitaraha –The Stars. After the show, Dr. Nance Daniels will lead a discussion with the audience.
Sitaraha is the story of three women who have experienced war throughout their lives in three historical periods in Afghanistan. Although under the oppression of religion and power, they keep their stories alive in song and dance.
Who: Monirah Hashemi in Sitaraha–The Stars
Where: ATHICA, 170 Tracy St.
When: Wednesday, Aug. 26, 7 p.m.
How Much:$5. Reserve online or pay at the door.