Taking our Show on the Road!

International Women’s Week is only a week away! As part of our annual event, we’re taking our Cabaret of Monologues out into the community, touring a number of different venues so everyone gets the chance to see these amazing artists at work. Here are the organizations we’ll be touring:

IWW Community TourSunday, March 4thUkrainian Labour Temple (public)

Celebrating its 100th year, The Association of United Ukrainian Canadians is a progressive organization with strong and durable roots in the people and history of Canada. The AUUC is a national cultural-educational non-profit organization established for Ukrainians in Canada, sponsoring such cultural activities as dance groups, orchestras, choirs and children’s activities.

2018-03-05 Cabaret of Monologues by Sarasvàti Productions-Womyn's Centre

Monday, March 5thUniversity of Manitoba Womyn’s Centre (public)

The Womyn’s Centre is a feminist collective on campus as well as a safe space to work, share and learn together. The Centre advocates on behalf of womyn of the university and offers a wide range of services to the collective members, university students, and the outside community.

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Reena Jolly, reading up on ‘Saviour Self’

Tuesday, March 6th – North End Women’s Centre (public)

The North End Women’s Centre has been serving women and their families for since 1984. Their purpose is to provide a friendly atmosphere where women can receive the understanding, support, and resources they need to make informed choices about their lives.  The centre offers a wide range of services including counselling, outreach, employment programs, and transitional housing.

Wednesday, March 7th – Mount Carmel Clinic

Mount Carmel Clinic is a non-profit community health centre committed to helping families live healthier lives by addressing the root of poor health. Founded on the belief that everyone has the right to accessible health care, Mount Carmel Clinic goes the extra mile to help clients connect with the services they need—in their homes, workplaces and neighbourhood.

WTSC-IWWposterWednesday, March 7thWomen-Trans Spectrum Centre (public)

The Women-Trans Spectrum Centre is an accessible and inclusive resource centre for women and trans students on the University of Winnipeg campus. The centre is a great space to hang out, study, and build community as well as organizing events that examine and challenge women and trans oppression.

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Cheryl Soluk rehearsing “I am a Warrior”

Thursday, March 8th – St. Aidan’s Christian School

St. Aidan’s School Aberdeen Campus is a Grade 6-10 school, primarily focused on newcomer and aboriginal students. Their newcomer students come from a wide range of nations, such as Eritrea, Ethiopia, Burundi, Rwanda, Congo, Columbia, Cree, Tanzania, Metis, Kaska, Canada, and Ojibway.

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Lorraine James, looking over lines for ‘Sweet an Nice’

Friday, March 9th – Interlake Women’s Resource Centre (public)

IWRC is a grassroots, community-based resource centre dedicated towards improving the quality of life for women, children, families, and the communities in which they reside. The Centre provides services and programs for women and their children living in or having left domestic violence situations, in order to help women make informed choices for themselves and their children.

Full cast at dress rehearsal

If you can’t make it to the shows on March 10th, consider attending one of our community performances instead! (Please note: the shows at Mount Carmel and St Aidan’s are closed to the public.) The one and only time to view the full line-up of our Cabaret of Monologues is Saturday, March 10th. Get your tickets today!

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