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“The Voices of Afghanistan”

LA Writers Center launches online “The Voices of Afghanistan” project to amplify Afghan voices.

LA Writers Center presents a free online reading of “The Voices of Afghanistan” conceived by Che’Rae Adams and written by Che’Rae Adams, Brandon Jones, Angeline R. Larimer, Caitlin Mayernik, Abdul-Khaliq Murtadha, Jaymes Poling and Amy Raasch. “The Voices of Afghanistan” will live stream on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at Howlround.tv beginning Friday, October 29, 2021 at 11 a.m. PDT. 

LA Writers Center Launches Online “The Voices of Afghanistan” project to Amplify Afghan Voices beginning Friday, October 29.

“The Voices of Afghanistan” project was created to amplify Afghan stories. “We believe these stories need to be heard and we are now, more than ever, prepared to listen,” says LA Writers Center.

According to LA Writers Center: “The Voices of Afghanistan” is a project that we felt was necessary and inevitable due to the unrest in Afghanistan. Our writers are putting together a verbatim theatre piece. We are interviewing Afghan and Afghan-American citizens, Afghan war veterans, and artists about the situation over there and how it has affected their lives and the lives of their loved ones.

Also, “The Voices of Afghanistan” monologues will be read by Afghan and Afghan-American actors, including Leena Alam, Buck Hujabre, and Mueen Jahan.  American actors include Donna Simone Johnson, Abdul-Khaliq Murtadha, Maria Nicolacakis and Jaymes Polling. 

LA Writers Center Launches Online “The Voices of Afghanistan” project to Amplify Afghan Voices beginning Friday, October 29.

About HowlRound TV:

HowlRound TV is a global, commons-based peer-produced, open access live-streaming, and video archive project stewarded by the nonprofit HowlRound. HowlRound TV is a free and shared resource for live conversations and performances relevant to the world’s performing arts and cultural fields. Its mission is to break geographic isolation, promote resource sharing, and to develop our knowledge commons collectively.

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Friday, October 29 “Voices Of Afghanistan”  

11 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 1 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 2 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4).

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Lisa Bianconi
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Lisa Bianconi
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