NOW editors pick a trio of this week’s can’t-miss events

SEEING RED POWER Activist, indigenous intellectual, poet.


SEEING RED POWER

Activist, indigenous intellectual, poet and storyteller Duke Redbird discusses the Red Power movement of the 60s and 70s for Red Talks at the Drake Hotel. The former head of the Ontario Métis and Non-Status Indian Association discusses how the movement has evolved and continues to inform our national identity. Monday (March 17), 7 pm. $10. 1150 Queen West. thedrakehotel.ca.

BOOKS TO GO

The Toronto Public Library is selling off old books and pocketing the cash in support of the library system. Here’s the thing – the goods go for anywhere from 10 to 50 cents. Some of them will be way more than gently used, but who can say no to those prices? Today (Thursday, March 13) 10 am to 8 pm, Friday (March 14 ) 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, and Saturday (March 15) 9 am to 4 pm, at the Reference Library (789 Yonge). friendssouthchapter@torontopubliclibrary.ca.

RULE OF LAW

It took former International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo five years to bring Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga Dyilo to justice. Dyilo, who led the Congolese Patriotic Union, was found guilty of using child soldiers and implicated in torture, rape and ethnic massacres. He was the first person convicted by the ICC. See how the ICC’s first case came together in the documentary Prosecutor on Thursday, March 20, 7 pm. Free. University College, rm 179. 15 King’s College. Check out the trailer at scienceforpeace.ca.

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