My Name Is Rachel Corrie & Brothers of the Baladi
Northwest Classical Theatre Company and Three Good Friends presents a two-person play about Rachel Corrie, a 23-year-old Evergreen College student from Olympia, Washington who in 2003 was crushed to death in the Gaza Strip by an Israel Defence Forces (IDF) bulldozer when she was kneeling in front of a local Palestinian's home to keep them from demolishing the home.
Compiled and edited by actor Alan Rickman and The Guardian’s Feature Editor, Katharine Viner in London, this controversial play is based on Rachel Corrie's writings. This production features two actresses directed by Megan Ward.
And in the second part of the show, Dmae talks with Michael Beach from Brothers of the Baladi about"Mosaic: A Day of Music & Dance" on September 25th. This Portland band presents a ful day of music and dance workshops and an evening concert focusing on a festive appreciation of Middle Eastern music.