Last year's special performance of the Vagina Monologues for Valentine's 'V-Day' sold out quick, so get your tix now for the 2003 show, Feb. 19, 7 p.m. performance; 9 p.m. post-reception. It will be at DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., $65, $100, $250, $500. Beneficiaries: Family Rescue and Rape Victims Advocates.
V-Day is a worldwide movement to stop violence against women and girls. This year, more than 2,300 artistic and theatrical events will be held throughout the world to benefit anti-violence organizations. This special performance will feature more than 35 women representing local businesses, media outlets and non-profit agencies. To purchase tickets or for more information, call (773) 375-1918.
Among performers: Troi Tyler, Laura Washington, Beth Richie, C.C. Carter, Donna Rose, Edith Marie Corra, Sunny Fischer, Cleo Wilson, Jackie Taylor, K. Sujata, Carol Adams, Amina Dickerson, Gwen Cohen, Cheryl Corley, Sharon Powell, Lucy Smith, Mary Mitchell, Cynthia Williams, Beth Richie, Mary Ruth Coffey, Linda Harlan and 15 other fabulous women
VDAY is a worldwide movement to stop violence against women and girls. VDAY promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. VDAY also helps these organizations to continue and to expand their core work, while we generate broader attention for the fight to stop worldwide violence. In 2002, through 800 events, VDAY raised more than $7.3 million.