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Islands of Resistance: Pirate Radio in Canada Book Launch

Jun 25, 2010 to Jun 26, 2010
Pulpfiction Books on Main
2422 Main Street
V5T 3E2 Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 15' 47.6064" N, 123° 6' 3.0672" W
British Columbia CA
Islands of Resistance: Pirate Radio In Canada book launch at Pulpfiction on Main, Vancouver, 7:00 pm. Free admission.
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Book Launch: Race & Well-Being: The Lives, Hopes and Activism of African Canadians: Toronto: Mon June 14, 2010

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Fernwood Publishing and A Different Booklist present...

Monday June 14th - 7:00pm

Race & Well-Being: The Lives, Hopes and Activism of African Canadians
Carl James, Wanda Thomas Bernard, David Este, Akua Benjamin, Bethan Lloyd & Tana Turner

Join A Different Booklist, Fernwood Publishing, Carl James, Wanda Thomas Bernard and Akua Benjamin for the launch of Race & Well-Being

This book explores how experiences of racism, combined with other social and economic factors, affect the health and well-being of African Canadians.

Date: Monday June 14th
Time: 7:00pm
Location: 746 Bathurst St @ Bloor

New Edition: Seeing Ourselves: Exploring Race, Ethnicity, and Culture by Dr Carl James

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The Vancouver Folk Music Festival

Jul 16, 2010 to Jul 18, 2010
Jericho Beach Park
1515 Discovery Street
Vancouver
Canada
49° 16' 25.9464" N, 123° 12' 2.6748" W
CA
The 2010 Vancouver Folk Music Festival presents one of its most exciting, eclectic and diverse lineups to date.
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Awakening the Virgin Archetype

Jun 26, 2010
Actsafe
280-1385 W. 8th Avenue
V6H 3W4 Vancouver
Canada
49° 15' 52.146" N, 123° 8' 9.3876" W
CA
A workshop exploring a new story structure of the Virgin archetype's path of self-fulfillment, based on Kim Hudson's new book, The Virgin's Promise.
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Celebrating the 200th Birthday of Schumann & Chopin

Oct 3, 2010
Royal York Road United Church
851 Royal York Road
M8Y 2V3 Toronto
Canada
43° 38' 31.9812" N, 79° 30' 33.1416" W
CA
Celebrated musicians Canadian cellist Elizabeth Dolin from McGill University in Montreal, and Bernadene Blaha from University of Southern California bring their acclaimed performance to Toronto.
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Reading from Maternity Rolls by Heather Kuttai

Jun 10, 2010
Lil' Bean n' Green
1133 Queen Street East
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 44.1072" N, 79° 20' 4.3692" W
Ontario CA
Book launch for Heather Kuttai's groundbreaking new book on pregnancy and disability, Maternity Rolls.
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Toronto launch for Maternity Rolls by Heather Kuttai

Jun 9, 2010 to Jun 10, 2010
Alternative Grounds
333 Roncesvalles Avenue
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 38' 56.7096" N, 79° 27' 0.3528" W
Ontario CA
Book launch for Heather Kuttai's groundbreaking new book on pregnancy and disability, Maternity Rolls.
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Nouvelles en trois lignes

Dandy, anarchist, master of le mot juste, and critic of genius, Félix Fénéon published short news stories in Parisian paper Le Matin in 1906. He called them Nouvelles en trois lignes which can be translated as either "News in three lines" or "Novellas in three lines." These faits-divers were a popular genre of the period, but no one produced them with quite the poetic verve, concision, irony, humour and depth of Fénéon. I've been reading a lot of them lately--they have a haiku-like quality, but they are also emphatically journalistic, immediate and singular. Here are a few mof my recent favourites:

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The Fifth Annual Good For Her Feminist Porn Awards: Toronto: April 9

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The Fifth Annual Good For Her Feminist Porn Awards

Come Celebrate 5 Years of Honouring Smut!
Friday, 09 April 2010 at 9:00 pm
Berkeley Church
315 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON

Our special Fifth Anniversary celebrations are guaranteed to be unforgettable! Featuring awards in categories including Hottest Kink Film, Sexiest Straight Movie, Steamiest Trans Movie and many more!

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ghostbusters

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3v_ogRaTf4

I know it's going to be hard for everyone to resist commenting on the brilliant ""I collect spores, molds and fungus." pick-up line but I'd like to ask you to focus your comments on the "print is dead" concept.

After all these years what makes print(even electronic print) a worthwile medium for communicating with other humans now that audio/visual communication across distance and time have been made fairly accessible to a much wider spectrum of the population?

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Captain America vs. The Tea Party....only if you buy the issue now!

That's right, Captain America takes on the teabaggers and their bullshit in a new issue of the comic, on sale at a store near you! And you better buy the comic book, read it once, and then put it in plastic with a backing board, because...

 

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 Marvel Comics' depiction of anti-tax protesters inspires anger, apology
Thu Feb 11, 3:21 pm ET
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Do Over Day.

Has anyone heard of the new Canadian holiday 'Do Over Day'?

It's on Feb. 26, it allows you to salvage past mistakes or help prevent a friend from making the same error. I think that forgiveness is a beautiful thing. I'm hoping that Do Over Day will help me make up with my best friend... we just got in a big fight a couple weeks ago and I'm looking for ways to 'Do it Over' on this special holiday. Any suggestions? Dinner out? A nice card? Gift certificate to the spa?

www.dooverday.ca

 

 

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