Palestinian – what images come to your mind…
A hilarious comic who has been the headliner at shows at both New York’s Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and has performed around the country and internationally to sold-out audiences?
Do you think of young boys and girls, dressed in elaborate costumes, swirling in precision as they perform the classic Palestinian folk dance of Dabke?
Or maybe, the beautifully intricate and delicate traditional embroidery that has long graced the clothes of Palestinians and has recently become the inspiration for couture and hip fashion alike?
No, this isn’t what immediately pops into your thoughts. We understand. Unfortunately, the long and rich cultural history of Palestine has long been overshadowed by other images portrayed in the media.
We aim to change that and we need your help!
MADE IN PALESTINE, a one- night event planned for Sunday, Nov. 19th at the Tarrytown Music Hall, will showcase the beautiful and light-hearted side of Palestine.
WESPAC Foundation, a leading force for progressive social change in Westchester since 1974, has long advocated for a just and lasting peace to the Israel/Palestine conflict. We are aware that many Americans know little of the multi-faceted cultural heritage of Palestine – the music, the food, the art and the struggle to have their narrative understood. We will highlight aspects of this rich culture and, we hope, leave you hungry to learn more.
We are so excited that comedian and author Amer Zahr will headline MADE IN PALESTINE. Palestinian American Performance Poet Remi Kenazi and a NJ Palestinian folkloric dabke dance troupe will open the show. Authentic food will be served and fair-trade artisan gifts and products from Palestine will be available for purchase.
We are seeking financial support from the Social Justice and the Arab-Palestinian community and others to underwrite this exciting opportunity. We hope that you will support this event by choosing one of the sponsorship options listed below. I will call you in a few days to discuss this invitation and share more details about the show and how you might like to become involved.
We hope you will join us in what will surely be a fun and entertaining evening with important, long-lasting effects.
MADE IN PALESTINE
6 VIP tickets and listing in program
Sponsor $ 500
4 VIP tickets and listing in program
Friend $ 250
2 VIP tickets and listing in program
Supporter $ 100
Listing in Program
Front inside cover $ 750
Back outside cover $ 750
Back inside cover $ 300
Full-page $ 150
Half-page $ 100
Quarter-page $ 75
Business card $ 50
Name as you would like it to appear in listing:
Please send Black and White Graphic for Ad by November 3rd, 2017
TO: WESPAC Foundation
77 Tarrytown Road, 2W
White Plains, NY 10607