Performance Art & Torture: Compare & Contrast 

Thursday, Oct 16 2008
It;s cruel, it's degrading, it's Face It: Torture in the 21st Century: An Evening of Theatre, Art and Discussion . Artist-educator Robert Adanto performs Harold Pinter's One for the Road. The ACLU's Michael Rapkin will preach to the choir that the Bush administration is bad. The night of fun continues with "Gone Gitmo,"; an installation depicting Guantanamo Prison "in the virtual-reality environment."
Sun., Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.; Mon., Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m., 2008
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