[News] Events at "Made in Palestine" Exhibit

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MADE IN PALESTINE
The first comprehensive exhibition of contemporary Palestinian art in the 
U.S. - April 7-21ST
[SomArts 934 Brannan]

Gallery Hours
During the two weeks that Made in Palestine is on display at SomArts, the 
gallery hours will be:
Tuesday and Wednesday: 12-4pm
Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 12-7pm
Sunday: 12-6pm



Events at the Exhibit



TUESDAY, APRIL 12
FROM PALESTINE TO GUANTANAMO AND PELICAN BAY:
Presentations by Palestinian ex-political prisoners, a film—“Stolen Youth”, 
& poetry connecting the struggles of Palestinian political prisoners to 
struggles against the prison industrial complex in North America, & the 
plight of immigrants post-911.
Time: 6:30–9PM
Location: Somarts, The Gallery
Cost: $5-10, no one turned away for lack of funds
Sponsored by: Justice in Palestine Coalition,
Jericho, CA Coalition for Women Prisoners, Critical Resistance, Jews for a 
Free Palestine
Contact Info: sumoudtourbayarea at yahoo.com; 415-346-7685



FRIDAY, APRIL 15
A TAX DAY SOIREE:

After you pay or don’t pay your taxes, join us at Made in Palestine Exhibit 
at Somarts for comedy with Maysoon, music, food & drink. Watch for live 
video cast of the use of tax dollars in Palestine projected at SF tax 
drop-off locations.



Tax Day Soiree at Made in Palestine exhibit

With Palestinian Comedienne, Maysoon

and Public Art Intervention



Time: 8–10PM, doors open at 7:30PM
Location: Somarts, The Gallery
Cost: $5–$20 no one turned away for lack of funds.
Sponsored by: Break the Silence Mural Project (USA), Anarchists Against the 
Wall, ADC-SF, SUSTAIN, Anti-Advertising Agency, & Palestinian media orgs
Contact info: susangreene at mindspring.com

SATURDAY, APRIL 16
PIANO CONCERT BY RAMI KHALIFE:
Join us for a unique opportunity to enjoy the astounding work of 23-year 
old, Lebanese pianist for a solo piano performance from his new release 
“Scene from Hellek”, an avant garde Jazz compositions with influences from 
the classical, world and Arabic music genres.


Time: Reception, 6PM; Performance, 7:30PM
Location: Somarts, The Theater
Cost: $20 concert only, $35 for reception and concert (credit cards accepted)
Sponsored by: Arab Community Cultural Center and Middle East Children's 
Alliance
Contact info: luluazzghayer at yahoo.com; 415-664-2200, ext. 19



Made in Palestine on view at SomArts, San Francisco, April 7 through April 
21, 2005. The exhibition showcases a collection of contemporary art made by 
23 Palestinian artists and refugees, who live in the occupied territories 
and the Diaspora. The works on display cover a wide range of media and 
present individual reflections on the Palestinian contemporary experience 
and the political situation in Palestine. The Station Museum, Houston, 
where the show originated, described Made In Palestine as “the first 
exhibit of contemporary Palestinian art ever displayed in the United 
States.” For more information, go to 
<http://www.stationmuseum.com/>www.stationmuseum.com or 
<http://www.stationmuseum.com/Made_In_Palestine/Made_In_Palestine.htm>www.stationmuseum.com/Made_In_Palestine/Made_In_Palestine.htm. 


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