A giant quilt will be made to tell the story of the war on natural resources and resistance in Eastern Europe. This quilt will be given to the people living in Rosia Montana, where a Canadian company (Gabriel Resources) is proposing to build a giant gold mine. The locals are being psychologically bullied into selling their land.Gabriella has worked with the Beehive Design collective and Emma is a wonderful artist who has worked with PaperFire Arts Collective. Both plan to facilitate workshops that will include popular education, storytelling, mural work and more to contribute to the struggle of the people of Rosia Montana to preserve their lives and land.
They're holding a fundraiser - here's their announcement and invitation for those of you in Toronto this weekend:
COME AND JOIN AN EVENING OF STORYTELLING, MUSIC AND HOME COOKIN' FOOD
Where: in our living room: 119 Howard Park Avenue. 2nd floor, the winding stairs at back. When: Sunday, March 27th, starting with foods at 6pm. Performances starting at 7pm. Turning into a boogie event after 9pm, with skillfull CD swaper Ezra, my dear
Tickets: 10-20 dollars, or pay what you would like
This is a family friendly event, could be perfect for Easter Sunday. :-) If you can not make it, but feel a tickle to contribute, let me know.
Directons: We are at the end of the College streetcar's route. Take it to Roncesvalles and Howard Park and walk toward High Park (west). The nearest subway stop is Dundas West, from there take 504 streetcar going North and South, this streetcar comes also from Queen street. Parking is available on Howard Park Avenue. Bikes are welcome in the backyard of course.
Please call us for more information at: 416 535 8748
Gabriella, Emma and Ezra