ARMENIAN YOUTH FEDERATION - WESTERN REGION
104 North Belmont Street l Suite 206 l Glendale, CA 91206 l 818.507.1933 l
Fax: 818.240.3442
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Arek Santikian

April 22, 2010
Tel: (559) 908-0417

SILENCE THE LIES! ROCK THE TRUTH II!

Social Justice Concert to Raise Awareness of Armenian Genocide,

Raise Money for Armenian Orphans
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WHAT: Benefit Concert to Commemorate 95th Anniversary of Armenian
Genocide



WHEN: Saturday, April 24, 2010

8:00 PM

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WHERE: El Rey Theatre

5515 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036



WHO: Performances by: Viza, Element, R-Mean and the Dirty
Diamond

Speakers: Arek Santikian - Armenian Youth
Federation

Anthony Portantino - CA State Assemblymember, 44th Disctrict

Jim Lafferty - National
Lawyer's Guild, Los Angeles Chapter


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:



Complementing this year's diverse array of Armenian Genocide commemoration
activities will be the second annual `Silence the Lies! Rock the
Truth!'concert.
Organized by a coalition of community organizations and artists, this social
justice concert will be dedicated to raising awareness of the Armenian
Genocide through music and activism. The groundbreaking concert, now in its
second year will be held at the El Rey Theatre in the heart of Los Angeles
on Saturday, April 24, 2010.



Concert organizers shall donate proceeds of the concert to two very
important organizations in need. The Armenian Relief Society's
`Armenia-Artsakh Orphan Project,' <http://www.arswestusa.org/> and the
`Bird's Nest Orphanage' in
Lebanon<http://www.melkonian-foundation.org. uk/RPOBirdsNest.htm>,
both provide vital support and assistance to needy Armenian children abroad.
The artists and co-hosting parties have put this event together to not only
honor the memories of the martyrs of 1915 but to also benefit the Armenian
orphans.

For further information please visit www.silencethelies.com or
www.ayfwest.org

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[For interviews, contact Arek Santikian at 559-908-0417 or
[email protected]]


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