[act-ma] FREE TAREK! Pre-trial benefit show Sept 10th!

pf soto pfsoto at mynas.com
Thu Aug 11 12:40:05 PDT 2011


*--please forward widely--*
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FREE TAREK MEHANNA!
FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS!*

Please join us for an evening of music to celebrate the beginning of a 
month of intense organizing leading up to the trial of political 
prisoner, Tarek Mehanna. Tarek is an Arab Muslim man from the 
Boston-area who has been imprisoned after refusing to be an FBI 
informant against his community. More info on his case and what you can 
do to support: www.freetarek.com <http://www.freetarek.com/>

The Tarek Mehanna Support Committee will be in the house presenting 
updates on the case and laying out their strategy for action in the 
weeks leading up to Tarek's trial, which begins Oct 3rd!

*SATURDAY, SEPT 10th*
*6pm - 10pm

@ Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston St
Copley Square, Boston
(accessible by green and orange MBTA lines, and many buses.)
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$5 - -20 suggested donation.
All ages, no alcohol please.
*The space is wheelchair accessible.*
*Free on-site childcare available.
*/Email evangreer at gmail.com <mailto:evangreer at gmail.com> with 
accessibility questions or if you need childcare!/

Featuring musical performances by:

*BROADCAST LIVE*
back by popular demand, new york's explosive hip-hop / rock troupe will 
shake the prison walls with their radical sound. www.broadcastlive.org 
<http://www.broadcastlive.org/>

*spiritchild of Mental Notes*
multi-talented mc and freedom singer from the bronx via Brooklyn, and 
instrumental in the production of the Silence Broken CDs.
www.xspiritmental.com <http://www.xspiritmental.com/>

*EVAN GREER & FRIENDS*
full band set featuring new material and Boston DEBUT of the Back to the 
Roots project with spiritchild
www.evangreer.org <http://www.evangreer.org/>

*ABU NURAH*
beloved social justice focused Muslim rapper / parent / activist from 
the Worcester community.
www.myspace.com/abunurah <http://www.myspace.com/abunurah>

*MC ELIJAH BLACK*
conscious hip-hop artist from NYC featured on Silence Broken Vol 1.

*& more TBA!!!*

The concert celebrates the re-release of Silence Broken Volumes 1 and 2, 
compilation CDs created to support tarek and his family and spread music 
about the prison system and state repression. The new CDs will be 
beautifully packaged in a two CD set and will feature original music 
from artists all over the world including DAM, Climbing Poetree, Rebel 
Diaz, X-Vandals, Remi Kanazi, Maya Azucena, Mental Notes, Taina Asili, 
Shadia Mansour, and more. Listen, download, and donate: 
*freetarek.bandcamp.com* <http://freetarek.bandcamp.com/>

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