Today on the show:
Jeffrey Mackie talked about the Blue Metropolis Literary Festival for The Literary Report. You can view the video of Marianne Ackerman’s Imagine Montreal at Rover Art‘s website
We aired an interview with Francesca Manno from Les Habitation l’escalier, a shelter that comes to the aide of young adults aged between 18 and 30 years old at risk of homelessness. Les Habitations l’escalier is holding a benefit at Les Pas Sages (951 Rachel e.) this Sunday, May 15th from 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm. It will feature music performed by musicians such as Boy Underwear, Freak Magnet, ‘le slammeur’ Mohammed, and others. There will also be an auction.
Also, MUSIC from:
Glass Passenger, who played live on the show last week, are putting on a benefit show “Help Build Tuleeni a Home” with Mark Berube and Sunfields this Saturday, May 14th at Club Lambi (4465 St Laurent).
The sixth annual Montreal International Anarchist Theatre Festival (MIATF) – the world’s only anarchist theatre festival – proudly presents one of Quebec’s theatre greats, Pol Pelletier, plus other artists from Europe and Quebec for one night of provocative, socially engaged theatre in French and English, Wed, May 18 at the Sala Rossa, 4848 boul St-Laurent, 7:30pm.
Tickets are $15 at the door or in advance from the Montreal anarchist bookstore L’Insoumise, 2033 boul St-Laurent (tel: 514- 313-3489). No reserved seating.
Solidarité – Prison – Solidarity
Wednesday, May 11
6-8 PM Panel Discussion
8PM onward Music and informal discussion
Bar Populaire, 6584 St Laurent, Montréal (between Beaubien and St. Zotique)
Bilingual, translation available
To mark the launch of its new DVD brochure on political prisoners in Colombia, the Projet
accompagnement solidarité Colombie (PASC) invites you to a discussion night on solidarity
work with prisoners and against the prison system. The PASC will invite different groups in
Montreal working on prison issues here and abroad.
Voices From Inside Women’s Prisons: A Collection of Films
Sunday, May 15
Room H-762, Concordia University, Hall Building, (1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West)
This space is wheelchair accessible.
This event is in English, no translation available
Open Door Books presents “Voices From Inside Women’s Prisons”, an event featuring
clips from a selection of films focusing on those incarcerated behind the walls of
Friday May 13th 8h30 am – Saturday May 14th 6pm .
Presented by the McGill Graduate Group for Feminist Scholarship.
Keynote Speaker: Amber Hawk Swanson.
This event is open to the public.
3650 rue McTavish