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Actress and Activist Shiva Rose

Often times we see gossip columns that focus on celebrity relationships, fashion, and follies. Many times it is difficult, if not impossible, to read and learn about celebrities of substance. Shiva Rose, starring in her latest film “David and Layla,” bravely brings current issues to the forefront of our minds both on and off film. Active in human rights, anti-war protests and organizations, Shiva dedicates as much time as possible to fighting injustice and violence across the world. She has also become the first Persian actress to lead in an English speaking film. The film “David and Layla” tackles such politically charged issues as the Israeli Palestinian conflict by using…

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October 12

Oct 12 – Oct 15: New Hampshire Film Expo- Portsmouth International Film Festival
when 11:30 pm (EST); 3 days
where Music Hall, downtown Portsmouth, or at 28 Chestnut Street or at venue in Portsmouth, NH
price $9
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Oct 12 – Oct 15: New Hampshire Film Expo- Portsmouth International Film Festival
Opening Night Oct 12th:
Closing Night 7PM Sunday Oct 15th At Seacoast Repertory Theatre- Closing Awards Ceremony venue

October 27

when 7:30 pm (EST); 4 minutes
where Pratt Mansion, 1027 Fifth Avenue in New York-Manhattan, NY
price $75
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Poker Tournament and a Fashion Show

November 20

SAMMY! The incredible journey of Mahatma Gandhi
when 7:58 am (EST); 2 hours
where Spangenberg Theatre, 780 Arastradero Road , Palo Alto 94306 in Palo Alto, CA
price $100/$75/$50/$20
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Winner of 2006 Excellence in Theatre Awards for the Best Play, Best Actor, Best Original Script & Best Costume Design

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