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Antigone Rising

Antigone Rising

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US Embassy in Tel Aviv brings female rock group to Israel
US Embassy in Tel Aviv brings female rock group to Israel

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Published by: IsraelMatzav on Feb 12, 2012
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February 12, 2012
 Press Section American Embassy
Tel Aviv
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 Press Release
American Ladies Rock!
February 21, 22, and 23, 2012
“Antigone Rising”- an all female New York-based alternative pop/rock bandis coming to Israel as U.S. State Department Arts Envoys
The U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv presents the dynamic voices and sounds of “Antigone Rising,” sharing the best of the American arts community. Using melodic three-part harmonies, these musicians amplify thevoice of women in rock music and demonstrate how diverse American music genres can be combined tocreate uplifting, fun music. The band’s influences include folk, country with, and Latin/Cuban touches.During their concerts and workshops, Antigone Rising will inspire diverse audiences through their compelling stories, messages and music. These women are not only talented musicians, but also giftedauthors and therapists who reach out to people who are dealing with difficult physical and social challenges.They truly understand the power of music.The band members will not only share their talent through performances, but they will also explain theorigins of American rock, and share tips from their successful musical careers. Through their music and personal lifestyles, the band addresses gender equality, human rights, and women’s empowerment.Performances, workshops, and talks will take place in Beer Sheva, Kadima -Tzoran, Jerusalem, and TelAviv. Shows open to the public include:February 21 at 10:00 p.m. - Beit Massia, JerusalemFebruary 22 at 7:30 p.m. - Heichal Ha-Tarbut Kadima- ZoranFebruary 23 at 8:00 p.m. - Rothschild 12, Tel AvivAntigone Rising has played with the Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, and other American Rock icons. Their most recent CD, 23Red, came out in August 2011. Please visit the U.S.
 
Embassy website
for more details on this and other upcoming events. For more informationon Antigone Rising, visit
For more information and for scheduling an interview with the band please contact Polina Levy Eskenazi,eskenazipl@state.gov , 057-4206828 
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Public Affairs Section
Migdalor Building, 1 Ben Yehuda Street, Tel AvivTel: (03) 5103822, Fax: (03) 5103828Email: tlvpdpe@state.gov

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