Trying To Be Free Release Gathering

Trying to Be Free event poster

“A gathering of wounded souls around the firelight of songs and words. Join Von Bieker and others from Canada and the US as we celebrate the release of Trying To Be Free while “kicking at the darkness” of religion “without walking away from everything”. Featuring: Music from Von Bieker, Alright Alright, Emmet Michael and Josh Barkey. … Read more

WORD-LAB ft Timiro Mohamed

WORD-LAB

“Timiro Mohamed is a Somali-Canadian spoken word poet, Edmonton’s former youth poet laureate, and co-author of the chapbook Water. Her practice is rooted in responsible storytelling, centers Black Femmes, and celebrates her many identities.”

Paglalayag: the Philippines to Canada Journey

Paglalayag: the Philippines to Canada Journey - poster

“Paglalayag is the Filipino word for voyage or journey. Paglalayag: the Philippines to Canada Journey is a video project that chronicles the stories of migration and the lives of Filipinos in Canada.​The documentary relates the stories of Filipinos who arrived in the 1960s: teachers, nurses, caregivers and temporary foreign workers; their contributions and achievements; and … Read more