Sunday, August 22, 2010

HAPPY @WEEK, EVERYBODY!

Best idea ever. A couple of go-getters around town have set up a BRILLIANT festivus of Anarchist discussion, film screening, dancing and eating! Check out the calendar for basic details. Here's the sum of the parts:

@-WEEK
At the end of June, the elite threw a party in Huntsville and moved it to Toronto. Both cities were militarized and occupied and in Toronto’s case, by 19,000 law enforcement. And who are the “bad guys”? Those pesky ‘anarchists’!

Demonized and vilified by the media, imprisoned by the State on conspiracy charges, hated-on and scapegoated by ‘allies’ on the Left, what better time to hold a week of events celebrating and explaining t...he ever-misunderstood Idea: anarchism.

Brought to you by...
OPIRG, Food Not Bombs Peterborough, Garden 579, Artspace, Have You Seen?, Throwing Away Crap Productions, We Live Here Too, Free Society, Luther Blissett, Ptbo House...
In free association with your friendly neighbourhood anarchists.


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Sun, A-22
1:00 – Opening Potluck @ Armour Hill Pavillion

2:00 – @-curious? Workshop / Discussion @ Armour Hill Pavillion
A discussion of key concepts, ideas, etc...
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Mon, A-23
5:30 – G20 Court Solidarity Action in Peterborough

6:30 – Food Not Bombs @ City Hall

8:00-10:00 – Film: “Enraged” @ Artspace
A film by Eyal Eithcowich about Anarchists Against the Wall, a direct action Palestinian solidarity group.
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Tues, A-24
Events
6:00 – Workshop / Discussion: Decolonizing Anarchism and Re-Rooting Anarcho-Indigenist Practice @ the Ossia
A workshop / discussion led by Karolyn.

7:00 – Film: “Afropunk” @ the Ossia
A film exploring race identity within the punk scene.

9:00 – Testament (London, ON), Gillian Turnham, Fraser @ the Ossia
Anarchist and spoken word / performance poetry.
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Wed, A-25
6:00 – Community Potluck @ Garden 579

7:00 – Food Politics & Anarchism Discussion @ Artspace

8:00 - 10:00 Film: TBA @ Artspace
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Thurs, A-26
9:00 – Inner Beauty Contest @ The Gordon Best Theatre
Pre-registration is required. Pre-register by calling 705-772-2665. Ask for Luther Blissett.
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Fri, A-27
2:00 – 4:00 - Vegan Brunch / Workshop:
Development of Social Theory @ Ptbo House (852 George St. N.)
Workshop on Development of Social Theory (an investigation of @nswers)

6:00 – Critical Mass Bike Ride @ Congregate Across from City Hall

8:00 – Film: "The Potentiality of Storming Heaven" @ Artspace
In Dec 2008, the killing of a young anarchist (IN GREECE!! - left that out on the flyer) sparked an insurrection that left the nation burning for months into 2009. This film gives a brief look at this time.

8:45 – Discussion: Anarchism & Violence @ Artspace
A curious (and often spurious) association given it's the State that kills 24-7... What place does violence have in the struggle for social change and anarchism?
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Sat, A-28
6:00 - 8:00 - Film: TBA @ Art Space

With Revolutionary Joy… We Dance and Destroy (Radical Dance Party)
9:00 - 11:00 – Indictable Mischief, Twisted Fister @ The Spill (Punk)

11:00 – DJ Go Go Ghoul @ The Spill (Dance / DJ)
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Sun, A-29
1:00 - Closing Potluck

2:00 - Closing Discussion
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