Monday, 10 May 2010

Words Towards A Better Toronto: fundraising exhibit & reading performance event, May 16th

TorontoTheBetter is dedicated to people and enterprises who challenge single bottom lines in business and in life.

One such enterprise is This Ain't the Rosedale Library, with its ongoing series of readings, author events, workshops, performances, lectures and launches.

This Ain't the Rosedale Library has graciously offered to host a TorontoTheBetter fundraising event.

We have decided to spread the goodwill by inviting TorontoTheBetter booksellers, musicians etc. to showcase their work during an exhibit and reading/performance event.

You are cordially invited to WORDS TOWARDS A BETTER TORONTO...

This Ain't The Rosdale Library; 86 Nassau St. in Kensington Market

Sunday, 16 May 2010, 2 to 6 PM

- An exhibit on the patio for TorontoTheBetter members involved in the business of words to showcase their services and sell their products, followed by a reading/performance event, for these entrepreneurs to talk about why they do what they do and to perform their work.

- Cedar Basket Gift Shop...Toronto's First Nations Owned and Operated Store, including books and music CDs, with proceeds going towards programs and services of the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto.
- Sara Marlowe...a downtown Toronto-based singer-songwriter performing social justice music, with an impressive itinerary of performing at community benefits, peace marches and "wherever voices are being raised for social justice."
- THIS Magazine...Canada's leading alternative periodical of politics, pop culture and the arts is offering a raffle for a free one year's subscription.
- John Warren of ALTER ECO Environmental Art...acoustic blues and folk, plus sculpture and jewellery made from recycled metal and found materials.
- Wasun...a Vaughan & Oakwood-based revolutionary hip hop artist aiming to educate the youth in the streets of Toronto.

- PWYC, suggested $5 contribution includes entry into raffle for THIS Magazine subscription and books & DVDS from Libra Information Worker Co-op. Additional raffle entries available for $2.

-- TorontoTheBetter is a non-profit initiative of Libra Information Worker Co-op, a unionized, multi-ethnic workers co-op serving the health and progressive sectors since 1989.

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