On Feb. 9, an evening of song will be held in honour of UBC graduate student Rumana Monzur. Last summer, Monzur was attacked and blinded by her former husband.
The concert will feature performances by the Lungs and Limbs Ensemble, with songs composed especially for the event by the Composers’ Collective. Songs Unsung commemorates all victims of violence against women and honours Monzur’s courage.
Tickets can be purchased by donation (suggested $15). All proceeds will be donated to the Rumana Monzur fund.
Date: Feb. 9
Time: 8 p.m. Reception: 6:30 in GSS Ballroom
Place: Roy Barnett Hall, UBC School of Music Building, 6361 Memorial Road
Info: Tickets: GSS office, 225-6371 Crescent Road or online (PayPal charge $0.79)
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