MayWorks Windsor 2011 Events
Monday April 25th, 2011
Posted at 2:15pm
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Windsor’s labour and arts communities are joining with other cities across Canada to present the second annual labour-focused cultural MayWorks Festival.
The month long festival will feature a collection of exhibitions, projects, events, a rally and a parade to celebrate our creativity as a community, our dedication to the values of workers’ solidarity, social justice and human rights.
Here is the schedule of events for the first two weeks of the festival.
April 28th – Workers Day of Mourning
This event honours workers injured or killed on the job.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Located at 834 Raymo (at Wyandotte E) @ 5:00 pm
April 29th – Abilene Paradox
Art exhibition opening reception
Artcite Inc., 109 University West @ 7:30 pm
April 30th – DiggIn
Work and party in the Campus Community Garden,
Sunset & Fanchette, @ 4:00 pm
May 1st – May Day March
Meet at 4:30 pm @ Ouellette & Riverside
Music and performances to follow after the march at the Downtown Armouries.
May 5th – Wasteland an Oscar nominated film,
Presented by WIFF. $10.00
Capitol Theatre @ 7:00 pm
May 6th – Socialism in 21st Century Cuba
Day of Solidarity with the Cuban Revolution
Artcite Inc located at 109 University West @ 7:00 pm
May 7th – Rusted: Work in Progress by Collette Broeders
Exhibition opening reception
Inspect X located at 5575 Ruscon Industrial Drive in Oldcastle. From 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
May 7th – 4th Annual May Day Celebration
Dinner and entertainment,
CAW 444 Union Hall located at 1855 Turner @ 8:00 pm
May 8th – MayWorks Artist Trading Cards – Mother of All Trades
MayWorks Quilt on display, reception and local trading,
Ten Thousand Villages located at 624 Chilver. From 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
May 11th – Hell is Other People’s Money
Reception at Common Ground
Located at 3277 Sandwich West @ 7:00 pm
May 12th – Injured Workers Coalition Video Night
Windsor Workers Action Centre (WWAC)
328 Pelissier @ 8:00 pm