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The art and politics of the world's most imaginative circus troupe

Cirque du Soleil presentation of OVO. Photo by  Ed Schipul
Cirque du Soleil presentation of OVO. Photo by Ed Schipul

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Firdaus Kharas: Animating public service and social justice

Firdaus Kharas' The Three Amigos was a series of 20 short PSAs that stressed the value of condoms in the battle against AIDS.

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Music Review: Carole Pope returns with new album

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Grande dame of the Canadian art rock scene Carole Pope returns with a new album.

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MAWO's year-end film & cultural night!

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 7:00pm

Location

Joe's Cafe (In large North Hall)
1150 Commercial Dr. @ William St
Vancouver, BC
Canada
49° 16' 26.2632" N, 123° 4' 10.308" W

Mobilization Against War & Occupation (MAWO) invites you to: 
MAWO’S YEAR-END FILM & CULTURAL NIGHT!

SATURDAY December 13
7pm
Joe's Cafe (In large North Hall)
1150 Commercial Dr. @ William St
Vancouver, BC 

Films!  Live Music!  Poetry!

Wrap up 2014 with an evening of documentary films, rhythms and rhymes against war and occupation! Join Mobilization Against War & Occupation (MAWO) as we come together and reflect on the last year of organizing as the leading antiwar, anti-occupation coalition in Canada.

Dwellings Talk Series: Urban design

Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 2:30pm

Location

ArtStarts Gallery
808 Richards Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada
49° 16' 48.0324" N, 123° 7' 4.6488" W

Each month, the Dwellings Talk Series invites you to join a conversation about the idea of "dwellings" from three distinct perspectives: urban ecology, housing matters and urban design. Engage in this knowledge exchange with the rest of our community and join the conversation after the talk.

WHERE: ArtStarts Gallery, 808 Richards Street
WHEN: The 2nd Saturday of every month, 2:30pm-3:30pm
WHO: Everyone! Admission is free!

StART Festival

Thursday, January 29, 2015 (All day) - Sunday, February 1, 2015 (All day)

Location

Bus Stop Theatre
2203 Gottingen St.
Halifax, NS
Canada
44° 39' 11.7108" N, 63° 35' 5.8632" W

The StART Festival showcases brief original pieces by student artists working in a variety of disciplines. It runs Jan. 29-Feb. 1 and lives at the Bus Stop Theatre.

Submit your entry by Dec. 16 here.

Get more info here

Toronto book launch for Trish Salah's 'Lyric Sexology Volume 1'

Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 4:00am

Location

District Oven
842 College Street
Toronto, ON
Canada
43° 39' 15.5232" N, 79° 25' 23.3328" W

Join Another Story Bookshop and Roof Books to celebrate the launch of Lyric Sexology, Vol. 1

A book reading and signing with Trish Salah and special guests performance artist Coco Riot and poet Nayrouz Abu Hatoum

Sunday, December 7th @ 4pm, 
District Oven - 842 College St
Wheelchair accessible
Free - all welcome
416-462-1104
www.anotherstory.ca

subMedia.tv: A decade of subversion

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location

L'Alize
900 Rue Ontario Est
Montreal, QC
Canada
45° 31' 8.3712" N, 73° 33' 48.9852" W

ENGLISH TO FOLLOW
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Projections insurgées présente:
subMedia.tv; une décennie de subversion
Lancement du DVD

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Left in Love: Roz and Sam cross political lines with creativity

Photo: Meghan Murphy

Left in Love is a dating column for progressive daters who give a damn! Each month, Meghan Murphy matches couples looking for radical love and documents the date in this space. Our couple this month is  Roz and Sam.

Roz is a 28-year-old student, support worker, visual artist and children's author. Creative/optimist.

Sam is 33-year-old professional musician, amateur cook and armchair scientist. Leggy/pensive.

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