With the U.S. army escalating its presence in Iraq, increasing numbers of war resisters are heading north of the 49th.
With the U.S. army escalating its presence in Iraq, increasing numbers of war resisters are heading north of the 49th parallel. Help build a supportive community at a fundraising dinner for the War Resisters Support Campaign on Monday (November 17), 6 pm, at Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil. Jane Orion Smith, general secretary of Cana-dian Friends Service Committee (Quakers), and lawyer Alyssa Manning are among the speakers. $20. resisters.ca
Shameless, the shit-kicking feminist magazine for young women and trans youth, is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Friday (November 14), 6 to 9 pm, with a big bash. Comedian Catherine McCormick hosts the event at Urbanspace Gallery, 401 Richmond West, and DJ Betti Forde spins the music. $20. shamelessmag.com
NOW Magazines Ecoholic, Adria Vasil, shares the stage with keynote speaker Vandana Shiva and others at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas, a daylong exploration of our increasingly precarious relationship with our food system, Saturday (November 15), 1 to 8 pm, at Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas East. Find out everything you need to know about seeds, soil and pesticides. DJ party 9:30 pm. $75-$85, party only $20. festivalofdangerousideas.ca