FOR THE PEOPLE OF GAZA
Help say no to the ongoing rampage against civilians in Gaza. Join a rally hosted by the Canadian Arab Federation, CUPE Ontario, Not in Our Name and others, Saturday (January 10), 11 am, at the Israeli Consulate, 180 Bloor West. Free. 416-493-8635.
NOW named Battleground: War Rugs From Afghanistan at the Textile Museum the best art show of 2008. That's because the subject was so terribly timely and the rugs so eloquent in their evocation of the terrors of war. Hear show curator and museum co-founder Max Allen talk about the significance of the exhibit on Sunday (January 11), 2 pm, free, at Hart House Music Room, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-239-3410.
See how the world's largest private oil company uses power and influence to take humanity backwards at a screening of Out Of Balance: ExxonMobil's Impact On Climate Change. The event, slated for Friday (January 9) at 7 pm, is presented by Students Against Climate Change at U of T's Hart House . A discussion follows. Free. 647-342-7995.