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Wed, 10/06/2010

Progressive Aesthetics

Art can …evoke reverence for the dignity of every [person] and for the life of every animal, can make [people] ashamed of luxury, of violence, of revenge, or of using for their pleasure that of which others are in need; can compel people freely, gladly, and without even noticing it, to sacrifice themselves in the service of [others]. The task of art … is to make that feeling of…love of one’s neighbour … the customary feeling and the instinct of all [people].

– Leo Tolstoy, What is Art?

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The Philippine Women Centre of Ontario 10th year anniversary: Maleta Art Exhibit

Oct 10, 2010 to Oct 31, 2010
The Beit Zatoun House
612 Markham Street one block west of Honest Ed's (Bathurst and Bloor)
M6G 2L8 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 53.2584" N, 79° 24' 44.6868" W
Ontario CA
The Philippine Women Centre of Ontario invites everyone to celebrate a decade of Filipino Canadian women's struggle and resistance at the opening of the Maleta Art Exhibit on October 10.
Book Review
Sep 17, 2010
Multicultiphobia

Getting past 'yes' or 'no'

Jeffrey G. Reitz
Canadians are proud to support the principle of multiculturalism, but they also want immigrants to blend in, and they worry whether they do. A new book examines Canada's multiculturalism debates.
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The Urban Worker Forum

Oct 3, 2010
Gladstone Library
1101 Bloor St. West
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 36.432" N, 79° 26' 2.7636" W
Ontario CA
Andrew Cash's Urban Worker Forum brings together contract workers, freelancers, part-time workers and the self-employed to talk about our shared strengths and struggles, and to look for solutions.

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