Lydia Violet at the 4th Annual International Women's Day Syrian Benefit Concert
Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA
In honor of International Women’s Day, Nava Dance presents an incredible line up of local artists coming together to celebrate and recognize the powerful and creative voices of women across cultures and time. The event is a benefit for MADRE - a global organization building peaceful, resilient communities by uplifting women worldwide. All proceeds from this benefit concert go directly to MADRE’s grassroots program providing humanitarian aid to Syrian women refugees. MADRE partners and projects span the globe: Nicaragua, Guatemala, Haiti, Colombia, Kenya, Palestine, Syria and Iraq.
THIS YEAR OUR INCREDIBLE LINE UP WILL BE FEATURING BAY AREA'S BELOVED ARTISTS: • Naima Shalhoub (vocalist, composer) • Miriam Peretz & Nava Dance Collective (sacred & ritual dance art) • Jenay Shinobijaxx Anolin (Hip Hop dance artist) • Lydia Violet Live Band (Iranian-American folk) • Susana Arenas Dance Company (Afro-Cuban Folkloric)