Artists Against Apartheid XVII

Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 00:00 to 03:30

Join us for an evening of music, visual art, and storytelling, featuring celebrated graphic artist Eric Drooker. This concert is taking place as part of the Mile-End Poets Festival, a week of voice and word in performance, featuring a variety of Montreal's most celebrated spoken-word artists.

Doors at 8pm, $10-12

performances by:

* Eric Drooker

Eric Drooker is a painter and graphic novelist, born and raised on Manhattan Island. He's the award-winning author of Flood! A Novel in Pictures, and Blood Song. He designed the animation for the recent film, Howl, a movie based on the epic poem by Allen Ginsberg, who collaborated with Drooker on the book Illuminated Poems. 

Drooker's work is also central to the imagery of social movements globally, from picket signs in the current Occupy Wall Street protests in New York City, to campaigns for food sovereignty, to iconic posters illustrating the historic protests against the WTO over the past decade.

* Brahja Waldman's Quartet

Brahja Waldman's Quartet consists of four very fine musicians playing fine compositions.  

* DJ Andy Williams

Andy Williams presents Poetry on Wheels featuring some of the most influential poetic pieces of our time, presented on the turntables.

This is the seventeenth edition of Artists Against Apartheid in Montreal, unfolding in the context of the international campaign for boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) against Israeli apartheid.

* Mile-End Poets Festival

* Suoni Per Il Popolo Music Festival

* Tadamon!

co-presented by / co-présenté par:

Art Threat
ARTUNG! collective
CKUT Radio, 90.3fm in Montreal
Drawn and Quarterly
Howl! arts collective
Imaging Apartheid collective
Mile-End Poets Festival
Quebec Public Interest Research Group (QPIRG) at McGill University
Suoni Per Il Popolo Music Festival
Tadamon! collective
Wired on Words

for more information / pour plus d’information :

http://www.tadamon.ca/
http://www.twitter.com/tadamonmontreal

La Sala Rossa
4848 St. Laurent Metro Laurier, or bus #55
Montreal , QC
Canada
45° 31' 18.7572" N, 73° 35' 25.0512" W
Quebec CA
Tadamon!

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