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LEFT COAST EVENTS - Victoria & Islands - November 8th, 2004 PDF Print E-mail
Justice News
Tuesday, 09 November 2004 02:19
1. Christian Perspective on Iraq - discussion - Nov 8th

2. The Take - preview benefit screening - Nov 8th

3. Movie Monday - Europa Europa - Nov 8th

4. Comedy Improv-A-Thon for Vic Street Newz - Nov 9th

5. Pesticide Bylaw Hearing - Nov 9th - Colwood

6. Explorations in Paint - Phyllis Serota - Nov 9-Dec 5th

7. Video Awareness Night - Outfoxed - Sooke

8. Greater Victoria Seniors - meeting - Nov 10th

9. Pacific Peoples' Partnership - AGM - Nov 10th

10. Various Armistice/Remembrance Day Events

11. Langham Court Theatre - "Da" - Nov 11-27th

12. Co-op Housing Fundraiser - dance party - Nov 12th

13. Compassion in Action Events - Nov 12th

14. Cuba Si! - Film Festival - Nov 12-14th

15. XChanges Gallery - telephone art Nov 12-21st

16. Rally for Peace - Nov 13th

17. Results Canada - fundraiser - Nov 13th

18. Writing Retreat - Nov, Jan, March

19. Auditions - Stillborn Lover - Nov 27, 28, 30th

20. High Tide Concerts

21. Zapatista Activists Seek Audience

22. Dancing and Drumming with Navaro

23. EcoNews Excerpts

24. Island Bluegrass News
contributions, considerations, concerns:



* Wednesday Night Peace Vigils at the Legislature - 7:00 - 8:00 pm - Everyone Welcome!



* From: "Bob Wilson" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >



The next CSC (Communities Solidarity Coalition) meeting is Monday, November 8, 2004 at the HEU office, 201 - 415 Gorge Road East - 7 p.m.



* From: Paul &/or Lindsay < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >



Come to the (LETS - Local Exchange and Trading System) Holiday Craft Sale on Sunday November 28th 1:00 to 5:00, and renew your membership for only $15 (usual cost is $20)!!!



* Victoria Car Share Co-operative - AGM - November 27th -Garry Oak Room at the Fairfield Community Centre, from 1-6 pm. http://www.victoriacarshare.ca



* Check http://www.ran.org/ran_campaigns/old_growth/wakeup/ for information about sending email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



* From: "johannes deviet" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

Please visit our Web site: http://www.gamblingwatch.ca



* From: John < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >



If you're computer literate, with an international focus, and interested in being part of a new team of international editors providing a non-partisan voice through a website and on-line radio, contact John at 250-381-7843 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . http://humanhorizons.net/



* From: "Julius Fisher" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >



Safe Food Pt. 1

LABOUR ENVIRONMENTAL ALLIANCE series #5 of 8

Webcast online @ http://www.workingtv.com/leas.html



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A special Straight Goods Bulletin from Canada's independent on-line source of news, analysis, information and fun.

http://www.straightgoods.com



* From: "Zeta Lay" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >



Information Overload? Meaningless Media Chatter?



The Peace, Earth & Justice News has provided a free daily news service

since 1996, and is experiencing remarkable growth at our new web site

http://pej.org, where you can read and search the news, anytime, anywhere.

Last month we had over 5,000 unique visitors. This month traffic is

climbing to an impressive 12,000 visitors. PEJ News also offers free email

subscriptions that deliver the top daily stories, opinion and analysis

right to your email box.



* From: Lloyd D Budd < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >



More photos from the Tree of Life celebration:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/35468142546@N01/sets/31532/



you likely know that , starting tomorrow , Nov 7-13 is Random Acts of Kindness week http://compassion.seedwiki.com/page.cfm?doc=Calendar&wikiid=7505&wpid=157066



* From: "Derek Martin" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >



The Suzuki Foundation has recently published a scientific paper based on the

stand-level results from our online, interactive, 2004 Status Report on

logging (http://www.canadianrainforests.org).



Our paper, titled: The Coastal Temperate Rainforests of Canada: The need for

ecosystem-based forest management, was published in the peer-reviewed

scientific journal Biodiversity 5(3): 9-15, 2004. In April 2001, government

and industry promised to explore how to implement environmentally-responsible logging practices and planning in British Columbia's magnificent coastal rainforests. Recently completed land use planning processes have recommended improving forest management practices to more environmentally responsible methods defined as Ecosystem Based

Management (EBM). To determine how current logging practices compare to

EBM, the David Suzuki Foundation conducted an audit of recently approved

logging plans within four Forest Districts: North Coast, Central Coast,

Kalum and Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands). Our assessment underscores

the degree to which current logging practices fail to meet agreed-upon EBM

standards; firstly, clearcutting remains the dominant method of logging,

and, secondly, small fish-bearing streams remain unprotected.



To download a copy of the paper, please visit our website:

http://www.davidsuzuki.org/Forests/Publications.asp



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NORTH AMERICAN MULTI-FAITH CALENDAR 2005



This calendar is used across North America but made here in B.C. The theme for 2005 is "Seasons of the Soul". It is large with glossy pages, with original artwork on the theme - religious holy days and international 'social concerns' celebrations are noted on the calendar itself, and short explanations of them given on the right side. At the back, it has an overview of all the religions included, and listing of their particular holy days (including Aboriginal Spirituality, Bahai'i, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Janism, Judaism, Shinto, Skihism, Unitarianism, Wicca, and Zoroastrianism).



You can check the calendar out at the AMSSA site and order through the internet (at slightly higher prices) at http://www.amssa.org/calendar/index.htm. Through Pashta (one of FIA's members), 1-2 calendars are $16, and for orders of 3 or more, $13 a piece. Pashta will bring them to meetings or you can contact her at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 383-4065.



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We are hoping to find items for our silent auction on November 19 in support

of the Canadian Council for Refugees. Anything saleable that is interesting

or useful is most welcome. Please let your friends and colleagues know too.

Thank you in advance for your support of this worthy organization!

http://www.icavictoria.org



* From: "Kevin" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >



We purchased several beautiful 2005 Palestinian wall calendars from a

Toronto group called Resistance Art. Each month has a 12" by 12" colour

painting by a Palestinian artist. We paid $16 each for them and would

re-sell them for the same price with any extra donations being passed along

to the Resistance Art group. The project's profits go towards Palestinian

cultural groups. If you're interested check out thier website at

http://www.resistanceart.com and if you would like a calendar please call me at

595-3991.



* From: "stephanie Mcdowall" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >



Teachers Not Invited to Campbell's latest "Literacy" Photo-op.

Excerpt from the website of www.haveyouhadenoughyet.com



* From: Dave Stevens < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >



The wikipedia (www.wikipedia.org) is a large collaborative effort at building

an on-line encyclopedia entirely by volunteer effort. It has grown in three

years from zero to over 1,000,000 articles; about 300,000 of these are in

english, the others in a wide variety of languages.



Recently I checked out the article on air pollution. It is basic and ok as far

as it goes, but makes no mention of conditions specific to BC. So I've added

an article about air pollution in BC. Its at:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_pollution_in_british_columbia



* From: "SunWolf" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >



As you may know, the codex meetings are on this week in Germany and Peter Helgeson and Dr Carolyn Dean are there as members of the Canadian delegation...



There is an email action letter on the www.friendsoffreedom.org website at the top of the page...It takes about 1 minute and about 300 emails will go out to all codex delegates...



* From: "InnerSea" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >



The Out of Hand Fair Christmas Fair is at the Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas St. in Victoria. www.outofhand.ca



The Creative Craft Fairs is at the Pearkes Rec Centre, at 3100 Tillicum Rd in Victoria. www.creativecraftfairs.com



Ian and Alain, at Granola Groovy on Broad Street, have donated a gift basket filled with treats for this Fair. There'll be a free draw at our booth on Sunday, Nov 14.



We expect this trend to continue, so feel free to keep checking the list at www.innersea.ca



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This "Indigenous News Network" is worth checking out,

News of interest to Native Americans, Hawaiian Natives & Alaskan Natives (Indigenous News).

Just click this link (or cut and paste it into your browser) and we'll immediately begin your

new subscription! It's quick and easy:



http://www.topica.com/sysmsg/?cid=1.NeTNnbiNG.NiEbfMEb&p=ConfSub011



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1. A CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVE ON IRAQ



IRAQ: How "liberation" is affecting dignity, civil liberties and human rights of ordinary Iraqis.



Monday, November 8,

7:30 pm.

The Victoria Society of Friends,

1831 Fern St



Stewart Vriesinga, Christian Peacemaker Team member has recently returned from Iraq. He met with many released detainees and their families. "What's happening in Iraq is Guantanamo Bay on steroids," Mr. Vriesinga said. Globe and Mail (April 17, 2004). Stewart is travelling across Canada to inform and to help build global support for human dignity and liberty. He plans to return to Iraq after this tour.



Co-sponsored by Religious Society of Friends (Quakers 598-5412) and the Victoria Peace Coalition 478-6906.



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2. THE TAKE



PREVIEW BENEFIT SCREENING: VICTORIA



November 8, 2004,

7:00 pm

The Odeon No.3



Avi Lewis will conduct a Q&A following the screening

.

TICKETS ARE ONLY $12 AND GOING FAST ? OUTLETS LISTED BELOW

Please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for press tickets.



Solstice CafZ? 9PM

Informal forum/discussion

Catered by VIPIRG

529 Pandora Ave



Proceeds to benefit The Victoria International Development Education Association (VIDEA), The Vancouver Public Interest Research Group (VIPIRG), & The Central America Support Committee (CASC)



** THEATRICAL RELEASE: TBA**



Are you ready to Fire The Boss?



AVI LEWIS AND NAOMI KLEIN LAUNCH NEW DOCUMENTARY WITH CROSS-COUNTRY BENEFIT TOUR



It seems like something out of the movies: Major film distributor Odeon Films is handing over previews of THE TAKE across Canada to benefit local activist groups. In a move they call ?Sharing stories of global resistance to spark debate around local solutions? director Avi Lewis will appear at previews of the documentary hosted by organizations that support the ideals within the film.



Avi Lewis says, ?THE TAKE is an answer to a challenge, one we?ve been hearing not only from our critics, but also within our movements: ?We know what you?re against, but what are you for??? Lewis and Klein?s stirring portrait of worker-run businesses in Argentina is one answer, but only one. They are quick to state that there are many other movements around the world that embody the spirit of THE TAKE.



?What we call the New Impatience, is emerging around the world as activists tire of endless shouting at deaf governments, and are increasingly focusing on direct solutions to local problems,? says Klein, author of the bestseller No Logo. Klein and Lewis hope that their documentary, about Argentina?s powerful new social movements will inspire audiences to see how ordinary people working together can make a positive difference in their communities.



The film opened October 29 in Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto. It opens in Ottawa this week and Halifax, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Calgary ? Nov 12. Kingston and Victoria launches are planned. It will be preceded by hosted benefit screenings in most markets.



THE VICTORIA SCREENING TICKET PURCHASE INFO:



Please call Diedre at (250) 386-5695 for ticket sales info.



INFORMATION ON SPONSOR ORGANIZATIONS



Since 1977, The Victoria International Development Education Association (VIDEA) has actively engaged teachers, students, youth and the general public in learning about-and becoming involved in-international issues, with a particular focus on the need for socially just and sustainable global development.



VIDEA provides learning opportunities through special events, seminars, workshops, tours and conferences, for schools and for the general public and conducts research and publishes quality learning resources that are used in Canada, the United States, and overseas. VIDEA facilitates communication, cooperation and strategic networking among Canadian groups working for global justice, peace and sustainable development, linking local and international issues with community initiatives. VIDEA is a non-profit organization guided by a Board of Directors, with the assistance of a dedicated core of staff and volunteers.



At the Vancouver Island Public Interest Research Group (VIPIRG), we combine original research on emerging social and environmental issues with education, advocacy and action for positive change. Our research is directly relevant to our community and our projects are developed in partnership and consultations with other groups. As a non-profit society based at the



University of Victoria, VIPIRG involves students as Board members, volunteers and staff.

Through our Research Internship Program, training workshops, resource library and other programming, we:

? Develop the advocacy and research skills of students and other citizens;

? Link students with community agencies working for environmental and social change;

? Create a positive social space for networking, discussion, debate and solidarity; and

? Build positive change in partnership with other groups.



The Victoria Central America Support Committee was formed in 1980. We are the longest continually functioning Central America solidarity group in



Canada. We host monthly meetings, and a monthly Coffee House called CafZ?

Simpatico which has been going for 19 years. This is an educational coffee

house where we not only focus on Central American countries, but provide a

forum for many progressive issues.



Over the years, we have supported popular organizations in Nicaragua, El

Salvador and Guatemala. We helped fund projects ranging from 'Tools for

Peace" in Nicaragua; supporting disabled veterans from El Salvador; to spearheading Victoria's participation in a Coke boycott in solidarity with



Guatemalan workers; aiding refugees on the borders with Honduras and supporting political alternatives to gross situations of poverty and injustice in the south and here in Canada.



CASC initiated the Victoria branch of "Project Accompaniment", accompanying Guatemalan refugees, "Building Bridges", a human rights project in Chiapas, Mexico and "Shopping for Justice", speaking out against child labour and the growth of the maquiladora industry.



In the past decade we have supported the closing of the School of the

Americas by sending volunteers to the annual protests in Ft. Benning,

Georgia.



We are non-partisan, and are from varied backgrounds including faith, labour, student, small business, and political interests.



We are currently working on sending a delegate to Venezuela and are promoting our new brand of fair trade coffee - CafZ? Simpatico - named after our coffee house!



For more information on THE TAKE, and to find out when it is playing in theatres please visit: http://www.thetake.org/



Join us! Receive updates by joining The Take mail list:

http://www.hellocoolworld.com/thetake/maillist.cfm



Grassroots Media contact:

Good Company Communications Inc./ Katherine Dodds 604.722.3004

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Online Take Action Toolkit at:

http://www.hellocoolworld.com/thetake/grassroots/



Mainstream Media & Interview Inquiries:

Dana Fields/ Manager of Publicity, Odeon Films/ 416.934.6956

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More info about the film, where and when it is launching at www.TheTake.org



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3. MOVIE MONDAY



Monday Nov 8 6:30 EUROPA EUROPA 1990 - France/Germany/Poland



A Jewish boy separated from his family in the early days of WWII poses as a German orphan in Russia, is taken into the heart of the Nazi world as a war hero, and eventually becomes a Hitler Youth. The protagonist becomes a kind of a Jewish "Little Big Man" illustrates a key period in world history as events place him dizzyingly on several sides of the strife. Remarkably adapted from a true memoir, this film won Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film and Oscar nomination for adapted screenplay, and is a fit for upcoming Remembrance Day

R (Nudity/Adult Situations)



6:30 pm

Eric Martin Pavilion,

Jubilee Hospital (Fort & Richmond)



by donation



More info - 595-FLIC or http://www.islandnet.com/mm



Monday Nov 15 6:30 THE SNOW WALKER



A new film from our North based on Farly Mowat's 'Walk Well My Brother'. Against the rugged Artic Tundra landscape a bush pilot has crashed with a young Inuit woman passenger and the two have to use their wits to survive. It's a classic scenario but refreshingly well-made by director Charles Martin Smith, a satisfying film with a strong transformation theme. Pg



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4. COMEDY IMPROV-A-THON FOR VICTORIA STREET NEWZ



Victoria's third ever Comedy Improv-a-thon will commence during cocktail hour, 4:00 pm, at the Old Bailey Pub on Tuesday, November 9th. Audience inspired skits will evoke much laughter and delight throughout the evening, until 11 pm, as Victoria's own MILK JUGgernauts donate their creative talents for the benefit of Victoria's Street Newz paper.



Tuesday November 9th

between 4 and 11 pm

Old Bailey Pub

777 Courtenay Street



by donation



The MILK JUGgernauts team consists of veteran performers who've been delighting audiences for years. Although they perform weekly at the Old Bailey Pub, November 9th is their first Improv-a-thon in three years. Proceeds will be generously donated to the newly formed Victoria Street Newz paper.



"We're happy to be able to help Street Newz," smiles Scott Fidyk. "They've got a really cool solution to the timeless problem of poverty." Janine Bandcroft, Victoria Street Newz coordinator, is impressed with the generosity put forward by the troupe. "They approached me," Janine explains, "Scott and the JUGgernauts offered to help us because they know we're struggling financially. We appreciate it, and we're looking forward to Tuesday!"



The province's new Safe Streets Act provides additional legislation to get panhandlers off the streets. Victoria Street Newz helps panhandlers up, and offers them a sense of dignity, pride, and self worth, in addition to an opportunity to earn a few extra dollars. With help from organizations like the MILK JUGgernauts, Victoria Street Newz is sure to survive, and our streets will surely be safer as a result.



For more information:



Scott Fidyk, Producer of Spilt Milk Comedy Theatre's "MILK JUGgernauts"

250-479-3374

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Janine Bandcroft, Co-ordinator, Victoria Street Newz

250-360-0852, 250-598-3064

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http://streetnewz.communitypipe.org



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5. PESTICIDE BYLAW PUBLIC INPUT REQUEST



The directors of the Board of Ecoliteracy Canada and the staff of

their City Green program are requesting your engagement in the public

process behind a new Pesticide Bylaw for the Capital Regional District.



Please attend a meeting or provide comments on-line:

http://www.crd.bc.ca/rte/pest/comment.htm



At Saturday's meeting in Sidney, the pro-pesticide landscape and

nursery people were out in force. If you care about this issue, please

let your opinion be known.



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PLAYING IT SAFE: HEALTHY CHOICES TO CONTROL LAWN AND GARDEN PESTS



The CRD Roundtable on the Environment has prepared a Community Action

Plan that recommends raising awareness of alternatives to pesticide

use and development of a model pesticide bylaw.



Tuesday, November 9, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., presentation at 7 p.m. Colwood

City Hall, 3300 Wishart Road, Colwood



The goal of the Community Action Plan is to encourage the short-term

reduction and long-term elimination of non-essential uses of

pesticides in urban areas of the Capital Region.



The public meetings will:

Provide information on

- Proposed Community Action Plan;

- Need for and benefits of using alternatives to pesticides; and

- Opportunities for short-term reduction and long-term elimination of

non-essential uses of pesticides in the residential areas of the

Capital Region.

Provide an opportunity for you to contribute YOUR suggestions and

comments on the proposed education campaign and the possibility of a

model pesticide use bylaw.

Meetings will start with a brief one-hour Open House, followed by a

presentation and discussion period.



For more information on the Community Action Plan, please visit

http://www.crd.bc.ca/rte/pest or contact CRD

Hotline at 360-3030, 1-800-663-4425 local 3030, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



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6. EXPLORATIONS IN PAINT



Works by Phyllis Serota's Studio Group



At the McPherson Library Gallery

November 9th - December 5th, 2004



Well-known Victoria artist Phyllis Serota has facilitated a studio

painting tutorial since 1993 and now will be curating an exhibit of the

members' recent work at the Maltwood's McPherson Library Gallery. Serota's

own work will be displayed alongside that of local artists Susan Corner,

Katherine Farris, Dominic Fetherston, Linda Lange, Linda Maasch and Betsy

Tumasonis.



Susan Corner, one of the artists who has been involved in Serota's studio

group for eight years, says, "Serious critiques, considered suggestions and

thoughtful comments make these monthly reunions a pleasure for everyone.

Phyllis' skill and sensitivity as a teacher and mentor ensure that the

tutorials are filled with laughter, respect and support for one another and

for what each person is seeking to accomplish."



The Explorations in Paint exhibit is located in the back of the McPherson

Library on the UVic campus. The McPherson Library is open Monday - Thursday

from 8:00 am - 11:00 pm, Friday from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm, Saturday from 10:00 am

- 6:00 pm and Sunday from 10:00 am - 11:00 pm, except for Tuesday, Nov 11 when

it is open from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm.



For further information, contact the Maltwood publicist at

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , visit www.maltwood.uvic.ca or call the gallery at

(250) 721-6562.



Publicist

Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery

University of Victoria

P.O. Box 3025 STN CSC

Victoria, B.C.

V8W 3P2



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Ph: (250) 721-6562



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7. AWARENESS VIDEO NIGHT



"Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism".



Provides an in-depth look at Fox News and the dangers of ever-enlarging corporations taking control of the public's right to know. Featuring former Fox News producers, reporters, bookers and writers.



Weds. Nov. 10

7 p.m.

Edward Milne Community School theatre

6218 Sooke Rd. Sooke.



By donation.



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8. GREATER VICTORIA SENIORS



Helen Pool of Community Travel Training, BC Transit, will speak to the Greater Victoria Seniors on



November 10

2 pm at the BCGEU Building

2994 Douglas Street.



360 - 1068.



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9. PACIFIC PEOPLES' PARTNERSHIP



ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING



-EAST TIMOR: THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES-



Pacific Peoples' Partnership is proud to launch the latest work by renowned photographer and activist, Elaine Briere - East Timor: Testimony.



Join Elaine and Randall Garrison at our Annual General Meeting on



Wednesday, November 10,2004.

from 6:30 pm - 9:00pm



for an evening of insightful discussion on post-independence East Timor. Alcheringa Gallery 655 Fort Street , Victoria.



Fine Art Auction - Door Prizes - Refreshments - Music



Please RSVP by November 5, 2004 (250)384-4131

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Suggested Donation - $5.00



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10. ARMISTICE/REMEMBRANCE DAY EVENTS



Remembrance Day Service:



Join us for a celebration of peace and remembrance "Peace Begins With Me"



at the Church of Truth,

111 Superior Street,

James Bay,

Friday, November 12th at 7:30 p.m.



The evening will be varied with readings, Rachelle Lamb speaking on Non-Violent Communication, the beautiful singing voice of Janalee and a community-spiritual dance led by Leslie Moore.



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We cannot pray to You, O God, to banish war, for You have filled the world

with paths to peace, if only we would take them. Jewish Prayer



You are invited to come and bring family, friends to an informal



Peace Gathering on Remembrance Day

Thursday November 11th at 12 noon

at the gates of the Canadian Forces Base (CFMTR) in Nanoose Bay.



Memorial trees will be planted and there will be an opportunity for you to share a message

or plant a spring bulb. For further information contact Sunshine at

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the communities solidarity coalitions has been asked to invite members of

the community to the spanish civil war memorial on Nov 11th so that we

might reflect on our fallen commrads, their struggles and the struggles

yet to come. additionally, as this day is momopolized by jingoist

propaganda and crocodile tears from our political 'leaders' we felt it

well to reinvigorate what our community has already done over the years

and that is to have met at the memorial on the 11th.



we will meet at 10:45 am and the memorial is located on menzies, near

bellville (right in front of the horse carriage station)



if you would like more info feel free to call shane at 381-9772



this event is generally un-organized and has no formal speakers, wreaths,

or such. if people wish to say a couple of words, that is up to them.



in solidarity

shane



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11. HUGH LEONARD'S "DA" AT LANGHAM COURT THEATRE



Following a successful and critically acclaimed run of "I Hate Hamlet",

Langham Court Theatre is proud to present the second show in its 2004-2005

season (and the second show of the season to feature a ghost!), Hugh

Leonard's "Da", directed by Randy Poulis, playing



November 11-27 at 8pm with

a special 2-for-1 preview on November 10 at 8pm and a matinee on November 20

at 2pm.



The setting for the play is Dublin in the 1960s. After Da's funeral, Charlie

returns to his childhood home only to find his father's ghost stubbornly

unwilling to leave the house and trying unsuccessfully to make a cup of tea.

As the events of Charlie's youth and Da's troubled relationship with Mother

are replayed, we discover the bittersweet relationship that existed between

father and son.



"Da" is a Tony Award-winning (1976) play rich with spirited humor and a deep

understanding of parental love and sacrifice. In fact, the play, written in

Ireland, saw its first production in America and was the first Irish play to

win a Tony Award. The play proved so popular that it had a world-wide

republication in 2002 to coincide with a revival of the play in Dublin's

Abbey Theatre - the seat of Irish theatre for over a century.



Themes of exile and homecoming are explored in "Da." The play is a

character piece in which a man struggles with himself and how he defines

himself in terms of those around him. The younger Charlie faces his older

self on stage and expresses his disappointment with the man he has turned

out to be. Leonard keeps the present and the past in constant dialogue

while avoiding sentimentality and nostalgia by refusing to let the

characters sit comfortably in a haze of memories. Though often warm and

funny, the play is not soft. It frequently explores the less agreeable side

of Irish identity, and revels in exploding its hypocrisies.



The cast of "Da" features Wayne Yercha as Charlie and Alf Small as Da. The

cast is rounded out by Paul Bertorelli, Jenny Abel, Naomi Simpson, Geraldine

O'Flaherty (who brings a true Dublin accent to the piece and is assisting

with dialect coaching), Neville Owen, Dennis Piedalue and Jeff Theriault.



Hugh Leonard's "Da", directed by Randy Poulis, plays November 11-27 at 8pm

with a special 2-for-1 preview on November 10 at 8pm and a matinee on

November 20 at 2pm.



Tickets are on sale now at the Langham Court Box

Office, 805 Langham Court (off Rockland Avenue) or CHARGE BY PHONE at

384-2142, Adults $ 15.00, Seniors & Students $ 13.00.



LANGHAM COURT THEATRE * 805 LANGHAM COURT



INFORMATION & CHARGE BY PHONE - 384-2142

WWW.LANGHAMCOURTTHEATRE.BC.CA



MEDIA ONLY: interviews, photos and tapings please contact Langham Court

Theatre Publicists Heather Gropp & Ian Case, Ph/Fx: 479-5405,

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12. SOLID ROOFS AND AUTONOMOUS ROOTS HOUSING CO-OPERATIVE



A small group of five Victoria based families have taken on the challenge of securing affordable, healthy and permanent community-owned housing by forming the Solid Roofs and Autonomous Roots Housing Co-operative!



The goal of our co-operative is to convert private market buildings to co-operative ownership, and build new housing units using ecologically appropriate building methods and to create an organization that can build on its own equity to expand and meet the needs of others facing similar issues.



Roots and Roofs is reaching out to all the members of our community in the Capital Regional District to support our efforts in the realization of our dream of stable, healthy, and affordable housing. Please celebrate our community?based initiative by coming to a



CUBAN DANCE PARTY! with THE ADONIS PUENTES TRIO

(Juno Award Nominee)



Friday, November 12, 2004

The Polish White Eagle Hall, 90 Dock St.

Doors open at 8:00 pm



Tickets are $15.00 (including two free drinks)

Advance tickets available at:

Lyles Place, 770 Yates St. & Wildfire Bakery, 1517 Quadra St.



For more information on Solid Roofs and Autonomous Roots Housing Cooperative please contact Sol Kinnis at 382-2124 or Andrea Clark at 995-2496



Solid Roofs and Autonomous Roots Housing Co-operative

Mailing address: 850 Brett Ave. Victoria, B.C. V8X 2Z6

382-2124/ 478-3294

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13. COMPASSION IN ACTION EVENTS



A Morning of Zen for Peace, Realization and the Relief of Suffering (Friday, November 12th, 7:00 a.m.)



Eshu's plan is to do a brief overview and explanation of dharani chanting, and the form of Zen sitting and walking. After which he will lead a chant - the Sho Sai Shu (Dharani of Removing Disaster) followed by 15 minutes of seated contemplation, during which he will speak on peace and realization, 10 minutes of slow walking meditation, and then 15 minutes of seated contemplation. Donations are gratefully accepted.



Bio:



Eshu Martin is the resident monk and teacher at the Victoria Zen Centre, and is ordained in the Zen lineage of Rinzai-ji, founded by Kyozan Joshu Sasaki Roshi. Eshu's teaching focuses primarily on the necessity of the experience of realization, rather than on obtaining an intellectual understanding of Buddhism or Zen. The Victoria Zen Centre is committed to giving the teachings of Tathagata Zen a strong and lasting home here in British Columbia.



Compassion and Loving Kindness Meditation [Friday, November 12th, Noon]



Lama Margaret plans to do a reading on "Opening Our Heart to the World" - Sutra on Loving Kindness, conduct an Om Mani Padme Chant - the mantra of Compassion, lead a guided 10 minute loving kindness meditation and end with a metta circle sending love out towards the universe. Donations are gratefully accepted.



Bio:

Lama Margaret, an ordained Buddhist nun in the Sakya tradition of Tibetan Buddhist is a representative of the Buddhist community and a member of the Interfaith Chaplaincy team at UVic.



Compassion in Action events will take place at the Church of Truth, 111 Superior Street.



If you have any questions or would like additional information, please feel free to phone me, Linda Chan, at 380-6383. Our web site address is www.compassion.seedwiki.com



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14. CUBA SI! FILM FESTIVAL



Victoria's 2nd Cuban Film Festival



A fundraiser for hurricane relief for Cuba.



Feature films: Cuba Feliz, Guantanamera, El Che, Tuning with the Enemy

and much more.



November 12, 13 & 14.

Friday 7 pm

Vertigo SUB Bldg UVIC

continuing Saturday & Sunday @ 2994 Douglas (BCGEU hall).

Afternoons from 2 pm to 5pm nights from 7 pm to 10 pm.



Tickets & programs available at: UVIC SUB Bldg office, Lyle's Place 770 Yates & Wild Fire Breads and Pastries 1517 Quadra.



For more info. 382-3730 or 250-743-2994



Brought to you by the Victoria Goods for Cuba Campaign.



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15. XCHANGES GALLERY



What: Project Telephone & Accompanying Film Screenings



When: Nov 12 - 21

Opening Nov 11, 7pm, Films start at 8:30

Gallery hours Sat & Sun 1-4

Where: Xchanges Gallery

420 William Street

Victoria (off Esquimalt Rd.)



Why:



Ever played telephone when you were a child? Project telephone does this

with art. 11 works in different media created by relay..interpretation

after interpretation. This is only the first year..don't miss the beginning.



Artist/curator Tobla Howell's fascination with energy, matter, and the

interrelatedness of all things led to the creation of project telephone. I

started with one work then passed it to the first artist who created an

interpretation of that piece. That work was then given to another artist who

created their interpretation and so on...Each artist was given between 2

weeks to a month to create their piece..the results are thought provoking.

The means of unification the artists chose are all completely different.

Some are purely visual or intellectual, some are right there right away, and

some take 10 minutes before they let you go...



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16. RALLY FOR PEACE



100,000 dead in Iraq.

Protest the US attack on Fallujah.



Emergency rally this Saturday



November 13th

1:00 pm

Centennial Square (by City Hall).



Bring your banners, placards. Organizations welcome to set up info tables.

There will be speakers and music.



For further info, contact Valerie Lannon at 385-3934



NOTE : Several American cities saw anti-war protests on November 6th, so

let's add to the numbers who STILL say no to the war on Iraq! Students at

UVic are holding a rally this Tuesday, and welcome a city-wide event this

Saturday.



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17. RESULTS CANADA ANNUAL FUNDRAISER



with special guest speaker Prince Cedza Dlamini



Saturday November 13th, 7pm

Hotel Grand Pacific Ballroom

463 Belleville St.



Prince Cedza Dlamini, the grandson of Nobel Peace Prize recipient Nelson

Mandela, is an impassioned humanitarian and visionary. He actively works

toward his vision of global unity, equality and prosperity as spokesman for

the Millenium Development Goals, eight goals agreed to by all UN Member

States aimed at eradicating poverty, hunger and disease in Africa and around

the world within the next two decades. Prince Cedza is also the Africa

co-chair for the World Youth Peace Summit.



In a world abundant with wealth, resources and knowledge, why do millions of

people still live in desperate poverty?



Results Canada is a network of volunteers dedicated to creating the

political will to eradicate hunger and the worst aspects of poverty from the

world. We are committed to demonstrating that extraordinary changes can be

influenced by ordinary people.



Featuring special musical performances.



Seating for this fundraiser is limited. Call 652-0681, 652-0428 or 380-3028

for reservations.



Admission is free, a donation will be requested.



The power to end hunger;the power is you!

http://www.resultscanada.ca



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18. THE FIVE SENSES OF WRITING



A Creative Retreat at Sooke Harbour House, Sooke, British Columbia



November 18 to 21, 2004

January 27 to 30, 2005

March 24 to 27, 2005



Come and awaken your writing creatively through the five senses. Spend three nights celebrating life at Sooke Harbour House.



Carefree, nourishing and stimulating fun!

250 642 3421

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19. AUDITIONS



Auditions for Timothy Findley's "The Stillborn Lover", directed by Richard

Stille will be held:



Saturday: November 27th 10:00 a.m to 2:00pm

Sunday: November 28th 2:00 to 5:00 p.m

Tuesday: November 30th Call-backs 7:00 - 10:00



"The Stillborn Lover", by Timothy Findley, directed by Richard Stille runs

February 24 to March 12, 2005.



A Canadian Ambassador in Moscow is recalled to Ottawa, in the wake of the

murder of a Russian youth in a Moscow hotel room. Set in an Ottawa safe

house in 1972, the play explores the darker side of loyalty and commitment,

when the stakes are high and careers hang by a thread. The ambassador is

forced to unravel his past with his ailing wife and adult daughter, as

questions of loyalty, emotion and sexuality come to light. A Canadian

literary icon presents a stunning combination of a mystery, a drama and a

love story.



For audition information or to borrow reading scripts please drop by the

Langham Box Office during business hours or call 384-2142.



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20. UPCOMING HIGH-TIDE CONCERTS



Doc Walker

with opening guest... Allen Dobb

Saturday, Nov. 12th, 2004

Central Bar & Grill, 708 View St. 250-361-1700

Tickets: $20 Advance

Showtime 9:30pm

www.docwalker.ca



For interviews with Doc Walker contact,

Ron Kitchener ? Doc?s Manager

615 386 9869



For interviews with Allen Dobb contact,

Katrina at Pacific Music

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250.598.1997

fax.250.598.1923



Connie Kaldor "Island Tour"

Friday, November 12th - Alix Goolden Hall, Victoria

Tickets: $21 Advance

Showtime: 8:00pm



Saturday, November 13th - Fulford Hall, Salt Spring Island

Tickets: $20 Advance

Showtime: 8:00pm

Tickets available at (cash only): Salt Spring Books (250) 537-2812



Sunday, November 14th - Native Sons Hall, Courtenay

Tickets: $23 Advance

Showtime: 7:30pm

Tickets available at (cash only): Blue Heron Books (250) 339-6111 & Sound Advice (250) 334-4885



www.conniekaldor.com



For interviews with Connie Kaldor contact:

Clank at 450-465-4871 or email: Clank["at" sign]ConnieKaldor[period]com


For high-res press photos, press-kits, cd's, tickets (for giveaways) or any other info contact:

Matt Laundrie - High Tide Entertainment

ph. 250-478-1888

cell.250-686-1103

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Tickets available at: Lyle's Place 250-382-8422 or McPherson Box Office 250-386-6121

For concerts happening at Central Bar, tickets can be purchased there.



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21. TOURING ACTIVISTS TALKING ABOUT CHIAPAS AND THE ZAPATISTAS



FORWARD:



Dani and David: I just spoke with Tre and he asked me to pass on a message

and contact name/email to you two. Two close friends of Tre's (Adam and

Chris) are now traveling across the country talking about the situation in

Chiapas Mexico right now. Tre asked me to ask you if you guys could get a

hold of Adam and Chris and put them in touch with ANYONE willing to

orgrinizing or book a speaking event anywhere in BC. Here is the quick

write up from the poster:



"It's been ten years since the Zapatistas of Chiapas, Mexico took up arms

to create 'a world where many worlds fit'. Today, in a climate of

paramilitary harassment and violent poverty, euphuistically deemed low

intensity warfare, the Zapatistas are creating a variety of institutions

which function outside the domination of the state or market. Members of

the Black Star Boot Cooperative recently returned from Chiapas. They will

be presenting on the Zapatista struggle, economic alternatives to

corporate power, and their solidarity work with a non-sweatshop Zapatista

run boot collective. "



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Thanks guys, Tre thought you'd be the best folks to help out. If you could

please pass on their contacts, or make contact with them yourselves to

learn more, that would be great. Tre, as usual, passes on his biggest

hugs, love and thanks to you.



Ben



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22. DANCING AND DRUMMING



Just a reminder: New Fall Session of Classes is Starting at the Beginning of November.



Drop-in basis to classes is welcomed, but do keep in mind that the deeper experience comes from committing to the whole session. Sign up for the session if you can.



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or call me 250 701-0438



Love and Light, Navaro



May you find the Rhythms and Tides of your Soul

They reside in your Body, and the Earth's Body

One

Therein lie Truth, Bliss, and Healing



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Monday Night Drumming in Duncan

630-830pm at the Yurt

Nov 8 to Dec 20

~Hand Technique, Traditional African Rhythm & Song, Fun in the Community Drum Circle

Open to mixed levels of experience and the novice.



Wednesday Night Ecstatic Dance Classes in Duncan

7-830pm at the yurt

Nov 10 to Dec 15

~Continuing Explorations into Movement & Healing. Release Your Stress & Connect With Your Bliss! -In Community! Open dancing to Navaro's gentle guidance with all sorts of imagery that takes you out of your head, and into the healing, dynamic space of your body and the Moment. No previous dance experience, level of fitness, etc. is required.



Thursday Night Drumming in Victoria

Sacred Rhythm, Sacred Circle, Sacred Song

Nov 11 to Dec 16

~Drumming for Energy & Healing, Group Music Making, Traditional Spiritual Music from Tribal Traditions, and More! A fun and deep space in which to create Musical Community and Musical Communication! Open to mixed levels of experience and the novice.



Gumboot Dance Workshop date changed again

(sorry about the changes...It is due to out of town work that comes up)

Sunday Nov 28 2-430pm, $20

please pre-register

~make Body Music! Lighthearted Choreography of Stomping, Stepping & Clapping from Southern Africa. If we can get a committed core of people together, there are possibilities to share the dance in performance on an ongoing basis.



other upcoming events...Join us for:



~Tribal Bliss Music For Ecstatic Dance, in Victoria, next one Friday Nov 26, 7-10pm

~Dance Away Your Stress & Connect With Your Bliss, In This Beautiful Community Setting, To Live Music Played By Navaro, Chris Bertin, & Guests.



~Pepe Danza & The ~Wave~ Collective, in Duncan at the Garage, Fri Nov 19th 8pm

~Dynamic Music for Listening and Dancing! With Multi-Instrumentalist and Master Drummer Joseph Pepe Danza. www.pepe-music.com

advance tix: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or drop by the Garage Showroom



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23. ECONEWS EXCERPTS



All month: CRD Parks outings and explorations, for all ages. 478-3344 http://www.crd.bc.ca/parks



Every Tuesday, 7pm. Video Series: Storytellers of Earth, with Guide Judy Schachtel. $30. Glenairley Centre, 6040 E. Sooke Rd, 642 3546, http://www.centreforearthandspirit.org



Every day, 9-4:30pm. Goldstream Visitor Centre, World-Class Salmon-Viewing



Every Friday, 9pm: NOW magazine with Bill Moyers, KCTS TV, Channel 7



Every Sat, 1:30pm: Tour of Merve Wilkinson?s Wildwood Forest, Ladysmith. Jay, 250-245-5540

Directions-http://www.ecoforestry.ca/WildwoodMap.htm



Every Sat, 10:30am. Tours of OUR EcoVillage, Shawnigan Lake. Call Brandy, 743-3002.



Every Sun, 3pm. Free vegetarian food at Pandora (Harris Green) between Open Door and McDonalds This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



Mon 1-2, Winds of Change. Mon 5-6, Gorilla Radio. Fri, 9-10am The Real News.

CFUV 101.9FM./104.3 http://cfuv.uvic.ca/word.html



Neighbourhood Plastics Recycling: see http://www.pacificmobiledepots.com for schedules



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Sun 7 to Sun 14 Compassion In Action Week. Join others in performing random acts of kindness and senseless deeds of beauty throughout the week. See http://compassion.seedwiki.com/ for the schedule of events.



Mon 8, 9-5pm Organic Land Care Course: Organic Soil Management, with Heide Hermary. Cedar Hill Golf Course. $75. 595-7121



Mon 8, 7pm Pre-Release Screening of THE TAKE with Avi Lewis. In Argentina groups of workers are taking over bankrupt workplaces and running them democratically, without bosses. The Take, a political thriller directed by Avi Lewis and written by Naomi Klein, is one answer to the question: "We know what you're against, but what are you for?" Proceeds to VIPIRG, VIDEA and the Central America Support Committee. $12 from VIPIRG (UVic SUB B122), VIDEA, or Caf? Simpatico events. Cineplex Odeon, 780 Yates St. http://www.TheTake.org. 472-4558.



Tue 9, 6-9pm Public Meeting on Pesticide Reduction Pesticide Reduction Community Action Plan and model bylaw, Colwood City Hall, 3300 Wishart Road. CRD Roundtable on the Environment, http://www.crd.bc.ca/rte/pest or 360-3030.



Tue 9, 7:30pm Pine Beetle Devastation in BC Forests. The Victoria Natural History Society presents a slide-illustrated talk on the Pine Beetle. Chris Stockdale will discuss the devastation caused on BC trees and forests. Everyone welcome. UVic Fraser 159.



Wed 10 & Thur 11 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion. UVic Cinecenta, 7pm & 9:10pm



Wed 10, 7pm Can We Live Without Oil? Exploring Nanaimo?s Future in a World without Oil. Speaker Guy Dauncey. City Environmental Planning, Beban Park, Nanaimo. 755-4483.



Wed 10, 7:30pm Fresh Air, Toxin-Free! Maia Gibb, Dusting Divas. Learn how to revitalize the space where you sleep, work, eat, and breathe, using non-toxic cleaners and methods to control mould, humidity, and pathogens. Workshops for Sustainable Living. Cedar Hill Rec. $20 595-7121



Wed 10, 7:30pm True North Wild and Free: a celebration of the Boreal Forest. National celebration of Canada?s boreal forest at Vancouver?s Ridge Theatre. Hosted by master storyteller James Raffan, evening of music, stories, images, poetry. Special guests: author and guide Laurel Archer, entertainer Fred Penner, and Colin James performing 20-minute solo acoustic set. Tickets $15 in advance at the Ridge, MEC, Choices Market locations, or 604-685-7445. Proceeds to CPAWS campaign for the Boreal Forest. Ridge Theatre, 3131 Arbutus Street, Vancouver.



Thur 11 Wear a White Poppy for Peace! Remembering is not enough. Work tirelessly for peace. Marya 592-6484.



Thur 11, 12-5pm BC Hydro Lighting Exchange. Capital Iron 202-9768 Fifth St, Sidney. See Thur 4th.



Thur 11 to Sun 14 Reconnecting to Life: 3rd annual winter residential retreat for planet-lovers on the banks of the Cheakamus River north of Squamish, with Jackie Larkin and Maggie Ziegler. $335. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



Fri 12, 10-8pm BC Hydro Lighting Exchange. Capital Iron 202-9768 Fifth St, Sidney. See Thur 4th.



Fri 12, 8pm Cuban Dance Party with Adonis Puentes Trio, for the planned Solid Roofs and Autonomous Roots Housing Co-operative, an initiative by five Victoria based families to secure affordable, healthy and permanent community-owned housing, using ecologically appropriate building methods and creating an organization that can build on its own equity to expand and meet the needs of others facing similar issues. Polish White Eagle Hall, 90 Dock St. $15 (incl two free drinks) from Lyles Place, 770 Yates St. & Wildfire Bakery, 1517 Quadra St, and at the door. Andrea Clark 995-2496



Sat 13, 8-5pm BC Hydro Lighting Exchange. Home Depot 2400 Millstream Rd. See Thur 4th.



Sat 13, 9-12 Sweeping Changes, with Maia Gibb. Housework as Art, with non-toxic practices and feng shui. $30. Repeats at 1-4pm. Queenswood Centre, 2494 Arbutus Rd. 477-3822.



Sat 13, 9-4:30pm Simplicity & Success Workshop, Victoria Cost: $99.00. Register: http://www.BruceElkin.com. Or call 381-7522



Sat 13, 9:30am Botanical Field Trip to a secret location. Meet end of Durance Lake Road off Wallis Drive. Return by 2 or 3pm. Bring lunch, water and rain gear.



Sat 13, 1pm CRD Parks Witty?s Lagoon Tree ID. Discover the giants of the plant kingdom as we explore the forest along the accessible Elsie King Trail. Learn to identify common tree species and hear some tree lore. Meet Francis/King Regional Park Nature Centre off Munn Road. All ages.



Sat 13, 2-4 pm Greywater Systems and Composting Toilets. Compost Ed Centre, 1216. North Park Street. Free for members, $10 non-members. Call 386-WORM to register



Sat 13, 7pm Results Canada annual fundraiser with Prince Cedza Dlamini, Nelson Mandela?s grandson, and fabulous music. Hotel Grand Pacific Ballroom, 463 Belleville St. Seating limited. Call 652-0681 for reservations. Free, donations requested. Results Canada is a network of volunteers dedicated to creating the political will to eradicate hunger and the worst aspects of poverty from the world. We are also committed to demonstrating that extraordinary changes can be influenced by ordinary people.



Sat 13, 7pm Musical HATs, a coffee-house style event with a range of local musical talent, from bluegrass to marimbas! All proceeds to local conservation efforts. Prospect Lake Community Hall (5358 Sparton Rd). Raffle prizes, door prizes, and terrific tree hugger talent! Doors open 7pm, music begins 7:30. Tickets $15 from HAT Office #316-620 View St. 995-2428.



Sun 14, 8am VNHS Birding Martindale Flats. Late migrants, winter arrivals, and raptors should make for some great birding with Brent Daikow (656-3190). Meet farm market, corner of Pat Bay and Island View Road. Gumboots mandatory!



Sun 14, 10-2pm CRD Parks. Starting at Matheson Lake, we?ll hike around part of the lake, join the Galloping Goose and continue to Roche Cove. Meet parking lot end of Matheson Lake Park Rd. Bring lunch, water, raingear, sturdy hiking shoes. No pets. Adults only.



Sun 14, 11-5pm BC Hydro Lighting Exchange. Home Depot 2400 Millstream Rd. See Thur 4th.



Sun 14, 12-4pm Spring Ridge Commons Work Party. Come and help mulch the City's only Food Park. Corner of Chambers and Gladstone in Fernwood. Free. 386-WORM



EcoNews, 395 Conway Rd, Victoria, B.C. V9E 2B9 Tel/Fax (250) 881-1304

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http://www.earthfuture.com/econews

Deadline for December issue: Nov 24th.



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24. ISLAND BLUEGRASS NEWSLETTER (IBN)



Victoria



Tuesday Nov 9 - Whittall - Curran - Klassen (Acoustic Music Variety) 9:30-12 PM

Darcy's Pub, Wharf Street (Next to Bastion Square) Victoria - No Cover Charge



Tuesday Nov 9 - Victoria Bluegrass Association Jam Session

1610 Fernwood Rd., Victoria - Doors open 7:45 PM

Contact: Larry Statland (250) 472-6483



Tuesday Nov 30 - Lost Connection 9-10:30 PM (Open Stage will precede feature band)

The Orange Hall 1610 Fernwood Rd., Victoria - Doors open 7:45 PM

Sponsored by the Victoria Bluegrass Association.

Contact: Larry Statland (250) 472-6483



Rob Short would like to locate a banjo that formerly belonged to his father.



"It was left on consignment at Old Town Strings in Victoria approx 8 years ago. When I spoke with Dave Cahill to see if he could help me find out who he sold it to, he said he could only tell me that it was sold to someone in the interior of B.C. It is a Baldwin Ode and it was originally purchased by my father at Old Town Strings back in the early 70's when Dave's store was known as the Folklore Centre. My father gave me his guitar recently and in the hopes of keeping his musical instruments in the family I would somehow like to be able to locate the owner of his old banjo to see if the owner might be interesting in selling it to me. Rob Short, (250) 260-4819 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ."

Anybody got any ideas?



Across the border:



Saturday Night Bluegrass Jam - "Wired and Unplugged Cafe" - 6-10pm

715 First St. Snohomish, Washington.

Held every Sat. night except the 1st Sat.( come to Maltby)

Info: Jan (360) 568-3685



FOR SALE



1992 Layton Skyline Travel Trailer

26' Bunk Bed Model - Sleeps 8 people

Outstanding condition - Asking $12,000

Call Jordan at (250) 642-4060

Head out onto the Bluegrass Trail in style!



Jack Townsend - Editor



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They criminalize poverty. We provide solutions.

Victoria Street Newz - http://streetnewz.communitypipe.org.



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"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and never will."



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