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a celebration of International Women's Day

What Do the Women Say? 2024

Expressions of Joy

What Do the Women Say? 2024

In honor of International Women’s Day, Golden Thread’s What Do the Women Say? returns to the Brava Theater Center with Expressions of Joy, a celebration of the resilience and richness of Palestinian traditions and culture through the works of Palestinian women artists.

Pre-show lobby activities 6:30 pm/ Show 8:00 pm, Pacific Time. Run time 120 minutes without intermission.

March 8, 2024

Brava Theater Center

2781 24th St., San Francisco, CA, 94110

Tickets $25 - $100. No one turned away for lack of funds.

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Featuring Al-Juthoor dance company, Aswat Ensemble, Susan Abulhawa, Souad Amin, Amal Bisharat, Denmo Ibrahim, Bahar Royaee, Raeda Taha

What Do the Women Say? 2024: Expressions of Joy features:

  • an homage to the legacy of Nabila Mango, revered Palestinian activist, leader, and guardian of Palestinian culture and community in the Bay Area;
  • Palestinian melodies sung by the Aswat Ensemble;
  • play reading excerpt from Raeda Taha’s Where Can I Find Someone Like You, Ali?
  • traditional Palestinian dabke dance by Al-Juthoor;
  • a selection from Amal Bisharat’s Mornings in Jenin Musical, a Palestinian refugee story adapted from Susan Abulhawa’s international bestselling novel.

Executive Artistic Director Sahar Assaf facilitates a conversation with participating artists and audience following the presentations.

Pre-show lobby activities include:

  • traditional Palestinian food for purchase;
  • Threads of Belonging, curated by Souad Amine, a showcase of the art of tatreez, traditional Palestinian embroidery.

The program is presented in a hybrid format with artists appearing in-person and virtually. Audiences can join in person or online.

To learn more about this annual program and past events, click here.

Al-Juthoor

dance company

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Susan Abulhawa

novelist

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Amal Bisharat

writer, musician

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Denmo Ibrahim

actor

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Raeda Taha

playwright

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Bahar Royaee

composer

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Souad Amin

curator, Threads of Belonging

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Threads of Belonging

exhibit

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Aswat Ensemble

music ensemble

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Yasmeen Daifallah

Aswat Ensemble

Basma Edrees

Aswat Ensemble

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Amina Goodyear

Aswat Ensemble

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Amira Kotb

Aswat Ensemble

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Rana Mroue

Aswat Ensemble

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Susu Pampanin

Aswat Ensemble

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Bisan Shehadeh

Aswat Ensemble

Nabila Mango

in memoriam

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We are grateful for the support of the following institutions:

Co-Presenter: Brava Theater Center and Sponsor: WomenArts

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