A fundraiser for the Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts ADMISSION: $5 to $20 (sliding scale) Join local, published, first-time and established poets, reading five minutes each, non-stop for five hours. Featuring: George Elliott Clarke, Maureen Hynes, Ruth Roach Pierson, Karen Silverwoman, Gein Wong, Nik Beat ...and many more! Inexpensive vegetarian-friendly meal available for purchase. This event is wheelchair accessible. All are welcome to attend. No one turned away for lack of funds. About Mayworks Festival Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts is a multi-disciplinary arts festival that celebrates working-class culture. Founded in 1986 by the Labour Arts Media Committee of the Toronto and York Region Labour Council, Mayworks is Canada's largest and oldest labour arts festival. The Festival was built on the premise that workers and artists share a common struggle for decent wages, healthy working conditions and a living culture. Mayworks' goal is to promote the interests of cultural workers and trade unionists, and to bring working-class culture from the margins of cultural activity onto centre stage. (conceptDawg)
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