When: May 14th, 7pm
Where: Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave.
An exciting cabaret evening of theatre, music and poetry on the centenary of the Winnipeg General Strike will celebrate its historical importance and enduring relevance to a diverse range of contemporary struggles.
* Remembering the Winnipeg General – an original play by Thomas McKechnie, performed by Heather Marie Annis and Ximena Huizi, directed by Erin Branderburg, with original music composed by Kristine Schmitt. In the play, the events of the 1919 strike are a springboard to examine the modern political moment.
* Toronto 1919 – an original play written by Craig Heron and performed by the Toronto Workers History Project Theatre Group. This play returns to the exciting weeks of May 1919, when Toronto workers organized a general strike in support of the eight hour day.
* Mohammad Ali, the socialist hip-hop artist, performing “Solidarity Forever” from his new album Labour of Love, a hard-hitting selection of workers’ anthems and more…Eventbrite
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