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Free screening of Consuming Kids

Mar 4, 2011 to Mar 5, 2011
Centre of Gravity
1300 Gerrard St. East http://www.centreofgravity.ca/
M4M 1J8 Toronto
Canada
43° 40' 16.3704" N, 79° 19' 37.794" W
CA
Free screening of Consuming Kids, a documentary film critical of corporate advertising to children.
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Women like me: An evening of poetry by Arab women

Mar 6, 2011
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham Street (by Bathurst subway)
Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 53.2584" N, 79° 24' 44.6868" W
CA
A poetry and open mic night held to celebrate the work of Arab women who share a passion for arts, poetry, writing and music.
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FemCab 2011

Mar 2, 2011
Harbourfront Centre, Brigantine Room
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto
Canada
43° 38' 20.8248" N, 79° 22' 58.4076" W
CA
Nightwood Theatre's International Women's Day Event - the only cabaret in town where performers of every discipline come together for a raucous night of celebration!
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Global Slump

Feb 24, 2011 to Feb 25, 2011
Millennium Library
251 Donald Street Buchwald Room
Winnipeg
Canada
49° 53' 31.3224" N, 97° 8' 33.054" W
CA
A public forum and book launch with David McNally and a postal worker
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Litlive launch party

Feb 19, 2011
Sala Rossa
4848 St-Laurent
Montreal , QC
Canada
45° 31' 18.7068" N, 73° 35' 24.9468" W
Quebec CA
Join the whole spoken word community for litlive.ca, the first web magazine to document and review the spoken word scene across this country.
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A tribute to Phil Ochs

Feb 27, 2011
Centre for Inquiry
216 Beverley St. just south of College and St. Geoege
Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 26.6724" N, 79° 23' 43.7532" W
CA
A tribute to the late folksinger Phil Ochs.
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Exposing Canada's neoliberal agenda: A community lecture

Feb 16, 2011
Stong College room 302, York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 46' 26.76" N, 79° 30' 5.4432" W
Ontario CA
Exposing Canada's neoliberal agenda: The context behind the commodification and racialization of labour in Canada, community lecture hosted by the Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance.
Forum topic

Letter of Complaint: CRTC - Hands Off CKLN FM!

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Overtime: Time and 1/2

Feb 20, 2011 to Feb 22, 2011
Laurentina's Improv Club
51 Kensington Ave. Located directly above Tibet cafe look for the yellow sign
M5T 2J8 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 14.0616" N, 79° 24' 0.8748" W
Ontario CA
12 hours with 12 women artists and 7 women performers
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Sweet England and Caprice launch at The Sylvia

Feb 22, 2011 to Feb 23, 2011
The Sylvia
1154 Gilford Street
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 17' 19.0572" N, 123° 8' 34.1952" W
British Columbia CA
Join us for readings, remarks and complimentary appetizers and drinks.
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Culture forum: Left film and video

Feb 21, 2011 to Feb 22, 2011
The Regal Beagle
335 Bloor St. W.
Toronto
Canada
43° 40' 1.8732" N, 79° 24' 2.2068" W
CA
A discussion with Frank Saptel, President and founder, Cdn Labour International Film Festival. Plus performances and short films.
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Readings from Van Gogh’s Ear

Feb 18, 2011 to Feb 19, 2011
Collected Works Bookshop and Coffeebar
1242 Wellington Street West
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 23' 58.3692" N, 75° 43' 56.1756" W
Ontario CA
A book reading to celebrate the end of our critically-acclaimed prose & poetry anthology Van Gogh’s Ear.
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Creative writing workshop

Mar 29, 2011 to Apr 28, 2011
Bloor St. UNited Church
Bloor St. W Bloor and Spadina
M5S 1W3 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 58.1256" N, 79° 24' 22.5432" W
Ontario CA
Join a new session of an ongoing creative writing workshop, for inspiration, fresh ideas, weekly writing prompts, insights on craft, fellow travellers, etc.
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Kitchen sisters: An exquisite dining experience to benefit Sistering

Mar 8, 2011 to Mar 9, 2011
Mildred's Temple Kitchen
85 Hanna Avenue
M6K 3S3 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 38' 23.1" N, 79° 25' 12.0432" W
Ontario CA
To salute IWD, Toronto’s finest women chefs will prepare a succulent feast with wine pairings & kitchen gift registry to raise money for Sistering’s new kitchen.
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Shawn Micallef talks about Stroll at Hart House

Feb 10, 2011 to Feb 11, 2011
University of Toronto, Hart House
7 Hart House Circle East Common Room
Toronto , BC
Canada
43° 39' 48.996" N, 79° 23' 40.7436" W
British Columbia CA
Shawn Micallef talks about his book Stroll and about his psychogeographic explorations of Toronto.
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England night at the VPL

Feb 7, 2011 to Feb 8, 2011
Vancouver Public Library
350 West Georgia Street Alma VanDusen Room, lower level
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 46.938" N, 123° 6' 56.25" W
British Columbia CA
Steve Weiner, Hannah Calder and New Star Books, together with the Vancouver Public Library, invite you to England night at the VPL .
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Celebrate people's history at Toronto Free Gallery

Feb 11, 2011 to Mar 20, 2011
Toronto Free Gallery
1277 Bloor Street West
M4E 2J8 Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 30.168" N, 79° 26' 31.9164" W
CA
Celebrate People's History is a show of poster art created by over ninety artists - including many of Toronto's own - to document the hidden history of social justice movements.
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Eat for Tibet food festival

Feb 13, 2011
"Little Tibet" in Parkdale
Queen St. W from Jameson to Callender Various Tibetan restaurants
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 9" N, 79° 22' 54.0012" W
Ontario CA
Come out to Toronto's own "Little Tibet" to eat for Tibet! Food, cultural performances and raffles at various Tibetan restaurants in Parkdale.
Forum topic

Daily Routines

Every wonder how W.H. Auden started his day? How about with a hefty dose of amphetamines!

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He swallowed Benzedrine every morning for twenty years, from 1938 onward, balancing its effect with the barbiturate Seconal when he wanted to sleep. (He also kept a glass of vodka by the bed, to swig if he woke up during the night.) He took a pragmatic attitude toward amphetamines, regarding them as a "labor-saving device" in the "mental kitchen," with the important proviso that "these mechanisms are very crude, liable to injure the cook, and constantly breaking down."

Me, I'm more of a Simone de Beauvoir (except I don't see Sartre at lunchtime):

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