Schedule When: September 23-25 Where: *Panel and Keynote - 91 Albert Street; *Exhibitors: the parking lot @ Albert and Bannatyne; *Workshops: various locations in the Exchange District. Meet at the bookfair site (the parking lot above) to head to the workshops together. PANEL, KEYNOTE AND FUNDRAISING SHOW - and BRUNCH Friday, September 23 7:00 pm @ Mondragon (91 Albert Street) Intergenerational Activism, a moderated panel featuring: Jim Silver, Himani Bannerji, Monica and Osani Sinclair, and Bo Smith Saturday, September 24 7:00 p.m. @ Mondragon KEYNOTE - David McNally - GLOBAL CRISIS, GLOBAL RESISTANCE (political economist, activist, author of Another World is Possible, and Global Slump) Saturday, September 24 - after David McNally's keynote FUNDRAISING SHOW for the A-Zone Co-op @ The Regal Beagle (331 Smith Street) Featuring: Hugo Torres-Cereceda, Nathan, and the Rastamils! Tickets $10.00 at Mondragon Sunday, September 25 - brunch at the 'Dragon! 10am-3pm $15/plate DIY WORKSHOPS and INFO SESSIONS - subject to change Saturday, September 24 11 am Option 1: Building a Coldframe (a gardening how-to session presented by Urban Eatin') Option 2: Food Politics (join a discussion led a member of the Landless Farmers Collective) 1 pm Option 1: Food Preserving 101 Option 2: Know Your Rights (A workshop by Copwatch) 3 pm Option 1: A discussion led by a member of The Indigenous Peoples Solidarity Movement Option 2: Bookmaking (a hands-on book binding workshop) Sunday, September 25 12 pm Option 1: The emerging role of Social Enterprise in the Economy (a discussion led by a former general manager of Inner City Renovations.) Option 2: Radical Birth (presented by the Red Thread Collective) 1 pm: Bike Repair (@ Natural Cycle) 2 pm Option1: Screen Printing (a how-to demo) Option 2: Deconstructing Masculinity (workshop) EXHIBITOR TABLES - check out the latest in radical and progressive publishing and info! When: Saturday Sept 24 (11:00-5:00); Sunday Sept 25 (12:00-4:00) Where: parking lot @ Albert and Bannatyne Rain venue: the Folk Exchange (211 Bannatyne, near Albert) Exhibitors: Mondragon Bookstore; Fernwood Publishing; Copwatch; Canadian Dimension; Herizons; Kustom Kulture; Loon Publishing; CCPA-MB; Manitoba Eco-Network; Ragpickers; New Socialist Group; Molly Mew Publications; Junto Library, the Green Action Centre, the Winnipeg-Haiti Solidarity Movement; GEEZ Magazine; War On Music AND THERE'S MORE! Banned and challenged book readings: Saturday and Sunday alongside the exhibitors' tables. For kids and familes: Saturday and Sunday at 1pm and 3pm each day, come hang out near the exhibitors' tables for Radical Story Times along with a table full of great craft activities (DIY bookmarks, book-making, collaging and more during the exhibitor schedule...so bring the whole family! Childcare will be available for the parents wanting to attend workshops. Workshop descriptions Food Politics: 11 am Saturday at Ace Art An explorative discussion about meat eating, not eating meat, eating animal products, not eating animal products. What are the spaces in between? What's the difference between eating rainforest GM soy and Manitoba factory bacon and eggs? Who grew those carrots anyway? What's a veggie farm without a bit of poo? Is the whole idea of farming just about domination? Let's visit together and chat meat and food and land and politics. Food Preserving 101: 1 pm at Arts Junktion Learn some food preservation techniques so you can chow down on your favourite summer foods all year long! Camille will bring a miscellany of canning tools to the workshop to demonstrate how to use them. There will also be a kimchi making demo! Radical Birth Workshop: Noon Sunday at Arts Junktion What is radical birth? Why is birth important for everyone (not just birthing people or m/others)? Join us for a discussion about the broad implications of birth practices and customs and how it impacts us on a cultural level. Screenprinting: 2 pm Sunday at Arts Junktion The fine art of screen printing using junk scavenged from the back lane is a tradition passed down through generations of punks and other ne'er-do-wells. Geoff has been a practitioner of said art for 7 years and has sort of figured out what works and what doesn't. Drop in for some hands on practice on how to build & burn screens and use them to print patches/shirts/posters in service of the coming insurrection. Or whatever. Banned and Challenged Book Readings Books are removed from the shelves in libraries, schools and bookstores every day. Banned Books Week, which has been observed annually during the last week of September since 1982, reminding us not to take for granted our precious freedom to read. At the 2011 Radical Book Fair, surrounded by subversive zines and alternative publishers, join us and read aloud from a few pages of a banned or challenged book. F#@K censorship and let's celebrate our freedom to read! Here is a list of books you can read from at the Book Fair: - The Handmaids Tale - Margaret Atwood - Catcher in The Rye, by J.D. Salinger - Steal This Book, by Abbie Hoffman - Animal Farm, by George Orwell - Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban, by J.K Rowling - The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne - Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck - The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck - Lady Chatterley's Lover, by D.H Lawrence - Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley - Madame Bovary, by Gustave Flaubert - Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member, by Sanyika Shakur - Forever, by Judy Blume - The Little Black Book for Girlz: A Book on Healthy Sexuality, St. Stephen's Community House - Asha’s Mums, by Rosamund Elwin - Black Looks: Race and Representation, by bell hooks - Howl, by Allen Ginsberg - Candide, by Voltaire David McNally- Keynote David McNally will be speaking at the bookfair. His keynote speech will be at the Mondragon at 7 pm on Saturday. His website is davidmcnally.org He will also be speaking at the U of M on Friday: David McNally - "The Mutating Crisis of Global Capitalism" at 1:30 in 301 Tier Building on Friday September 23, co-sponsored by Sociology and Global Political Economy. GPE is making a poster to send around U of M. A brief bio from the York University website: Globalization and global justice movements; concepts of freedom and democracy in political thought; radical theories of language and culture; Marxism, feminism and anti-racism; radical political economy." He is author of Another World is Possible: Globalization and Anti-Capitalism ; and Global Slump: The Economics and Politics of Crisis and Resistance; among several other books. Saturday Show- Hugo Torres-Cereceda, Nathan, and the Rastamils Hugo Torres-Cereceda, Nathan, and the Rastamils are all playing at the Regal Beagle on Saturday night! $10. Start time after the keynote. This is a fundraiser for the A-Zone. Tickets are available at the Mondragon, at the door, or from your friendly bookfair organizers. Tablers Mondragon Bookstore; Fernwood Publishing; Copwatch; Canadian Dimension; Herizons; Kustom Kulture; Loon Publishing; CCPA-MB; Manitoba Eco-Network; Ragpickers; New Socialist Group; Molly Mew Publications; Junto Library, the Green Action Centre, the Winnipeg-Haiti Solidarity Movement; GEEZ Magazine; War On Music; CanPalNet; IWW; TaylorMade Pottery; LexComix Bookfair: Fun for Kids and Families! Activities will include: • Afternoon radical storytime sessions • Make your own book to take home! • Personalized bookmark craft • Radical colouring sheets Childcare will be available so that grownups can attend workshops while their kids do more exciting things.