WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
The International Human Rights Art Festival hosts an evening of music and dance to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This all-female evening highlights issues of concern to women, honoring the legacy of Eleanor Roosevelt, chair of the drafting committee.
The evening features:
Rachael Sage: Rachael is a soulful and innovative NYC-based folk-pop singer-songwriter and four-time Independent Music Award winner.
Dancing Georgina Project: performing Deconstructing Venus: A Moving Female Portrait.
Marni Rice: In Search of the Past: Memories of a NY Farm Girl from the 1920's.
Xiomara Evans: The performance combines beautiful dance, theater, and live music to convey a powerful message: "If the drum is a woman, do not abuse your drum."
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is the most translated document in the world, available in more than 500 languages.