Namaya appearing as Maj General Butler USMC
Namaya appearing as Maj General Butler USMC

War is a Racket 2016:Maj. General Smedley Butler USMC is on a Southeastern Tour

First Stop: New Orleans- Join us!

7 PM, Friday, January 29, 2016

First Unitarian Universalist Church

5212 South Claiborne Avenue, NOLA

The Performance

The performance of War is a Racket 2016 is a one person show, based on Butler’s book “War is a Racket,” by the performance poet/ artist Namaya and US Navy Veteran. The New Orleans premiere of this touring show is at the First Unitarian Universalist, 5212 South Claiborne Avenue at 7PM on Friday, January 29, 2016. The 45 minute performance will be followed by an open discussion.  This performance is a fundraiser for the Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal’s Matching Challenge. Suggested donation is $10. For more information please write: and for directions:

Next Stops: Houston and New Orleans – showtimes TBD

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Boston Reviews:

“ Namaya’s performance is a vivid portrayal of General Butler and through stories, dramatization, and multimedia he is able to bring this vital story alive.”

“Excellent show… the audience was riveted by it.”  


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