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Guerilla Girls on Tour shines spotlight on womenÔÇÖs issues

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Date: Thursday, April 2, 2009
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

Guerrilla Girls on Tour, an internationally acclaimed anonymous theatre collective, will perform on Tuesday, April 7 in the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo Campus Center Dining Room. The 7 p.m. performance will follow a reception from 6 - 6:45 p.m.

The 70-minute performance, sponsored by UH Hilo and Hawai╩╗i Community College, combines performance and visual art with up-to-date statistics on and strategies for combating violence against women. The performance will also include local issues.

GGOT has performed in 35 states and seven countries bringing their brand of satirical performance of art and activism against discrimination, sexism and racism to places like southern Georgia, Eastern Europe and South America. The 26-member troupe has been featured in the London Times, Village Voice, BackStage, Mother Jones and the New York Times.

For more information, call Lola Salimova at 933-0732.

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