Windsor’s MayWorks 2010: a month long celebration of labour and culture

Friday March 26th, 2010

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MAYWORKS Poster, "Wake Up!" Marcy Boles

It may be a thirty days off from today, but Windsor’s Labour and Arts Community is coming together to present a month full of events, during the 5th month of this year.

MayWorks Windsor is a labour-focused, cultural festival driven by the creations of artists, students and workers from all over Windsor & Essex County.

MayWorks is billed as a “Festival of International Workers Solidarity, Social Justice and Community Cultural Projects” according to Toronto’s MayWorks.ca, which also makes note that the GTA’s popular festival is now in its twenty-fifth year.

MayWorks Windsor-Essex 2010 is the first of its kind for the area.

Windsor’s MayWorks, during its month-long run, will praise local history — especially that of the manufacturing sector — highlight Old Sandwich Towne and Downtown Windsor’s cultural spirit, and celebrate Windsor’s labour and arts community with rallies, projects, parades and exhibits.

You can find out more about MayWorks through their pre-event on Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=105134759519368

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