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Tangled Art + Disability Presents: RUFF

Friday, May 9, 2014 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Location

Daniels Spectrum - Ada Slaight Hall
585 Dundas St. East Canada
Toronto, ON
Canada
43° 39' 37.2708" N, 79° 21' 42.1776" W

As part of the 11th annual Tangled Arts Festival, the renowned Split Britches will debut their new production, RUFF, on May 9 and 10. Directed by Lois Weaver, RUFF is a solo performance by Peggy Shaw that illustrates her personal reflection on acquired disability. Pioneers of the queer and feminist theatre movement, Split Britches’ have defined a generation of performance.

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Art's the thing: A punk pioneer, an indie filmmaker, and a doc review

March 3, 2014
| George Bernard Shaw said "Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable." We turn to stories of music and film, and how they can help, even just a little, change the world.
Length: 31:41 minutes (43.59 MB)

MARS AT SUNRISE - Canadian Premiere with filmmaker - Cinema Politica @ The Bloor

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Location

The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema
506 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON
Canada
43° 39' 55.3356" N, 79° 24' 36.3852" W

Join Cinema Politica @ The Boor for the Canadian premiere of this stunning fiction film (inspired by a real creative journey) co-presented with the Toronto Palestine Film Festival, Beit Zatoun, POV Magazine and in collaboration with Israeli Apartheid Week Toronto. A Q&A with the filmmakers will follow the projection and guest speakers (TBA) will present the film. Entry BY DONATION!

MARS AT SUNRISE / Jessica Habie / PS - CA - US / 2013 / 90 ' / Arabic - Hebrew - English / S.T. English

Our Wilderness: Paintings of protected wilderness in Prospect Nova Scotia

Saturday, December 21, 2013 (All day) - Sunday, December 22, 2013 (All day)

Location

1313 Hollis
1313 Hollis Street
Halifax, NS
Canada

An art show dedicated to Nova Scotian landscapes painted by four women from the Prospect area with 10 per cent of sales going to The Nature Conservancy of Canada.

Cinema Politica Nanaimo presents PORTRAIT OF RESISTANCE

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location

Vancouver Island University
900 5th St., Building 356 Room 109
Nanaimo, BC
Canada

Mid-Island Council of Canadians and the Nanaimo Arts Council invite the community to join us for PORTRAIT OF RESISTANCE: THE ART AND ACTIVISM OF CAROLE CONDÉ & KARL BEVERIDGE as part of Cinema Politica's special screening series "ArtDox". This screening is free and open to the public. Donations welcome.

As the wealth divide and environmental crises grip public awareness, the world is finally catching up to the vision and ideas of two artist/activists who make work for social change. Inspired by their playful wit and visual innovations, PORTRAIT OF RESISTANCE intimately captures Carole Condé & Karl Beveridge as they create provocative staged photographs about the environment, the rights of workers and the current global financial crisis. 

The Art Day Project

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 10:00am - Sunday, November 24, 2013 - 5:00am

Location

Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
Toronto, ON
Canada

The Textile Museum of Canada is pleased to present Creative Matters • The Art Day Project, a partnership to celebrate and demystify the art of rug design and fair trade weaving.

The Art Day Project will launch at the Textile Museum of Canada on November 20, 2013 with an educational exhibit, a lecture, and hands-on design workshops for the general public, post-secondary students and teachers. A comprehensive multi-media presentation of handmade rug production, materials and techniques will offer insights into the complex process of making artisanal carpets in the 21st-century.

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Two weeks of 'witchy' art

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 12:01pm - Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 6:00pm

Location

Elephant Shoes
1342 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON
Canada

Two weeks exhibiting "Witchy" art.
Works of art based on the idea, history and concept of the "Witch."

The gallery will be open
Tuesday - Thursday: 12:00 - 18:00

Wednesday October 23 we will be open until 23:00 or later for an opening reception!

Friday - 12:00 - 20:00
Saturday - 12:00 - 18:00

The artists involved:
Jocelyn Allen
Clara Blackwood
Eugenia Catropa
Kit Currie
Jennifer Desmarais
J.C. Jobagy
Tsukiko Keogh
Lidia Crhak Knox
Anne Marie Lalancette
Andrew Kyle McGregor
Peter Kulpa
Eugene Mackid
Michael Mackid
Brenda Montgomery
Michael Ratt
John P. Santos
Moira Scott
Kelly Smith

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Franke James: Artist and activist extraordinaire!

| September 15, 2013
September 11, 2013 |
Do you know how unions make a difference? Do you have a story to share? The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) wants to hear from you.
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Kalyanee Mam on film-making and social change

August 30, 2013
| Kalyanee talks about her move from law to film-making, how to remain hopeful, social change and the future of Cambodia.
Length: 42:08 minutes (33.76 MB)
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