Friday, 30 November 2018

100th Anniversary of The Strike

This year is the centenary of the General Sympathetic Strike.
See the Heritage Winnipeg blog for background information.

Mark your calendar:

1919 STRIKE Exhibit                     March 22 onward, Manitoba Museum

Book Launch: Magnificent Fight     May 2, 7pm McNally Robinson

1919 Strike Conference                   May 9-12, University of Winnipeg

Myers LLP Social                          May 11, 2019, Ukrainian Labour Temple

Book Launch: PAPERGIRL             Sunday May 5, 3pm McNally

BOLSHIE BASH                                   May 9 – 17, Rachel Brown Theatre

Book Launch: Graphic History of General Strike             May 12, 2pm, McNally

Poetry Reading: Ron Romanowski                May 13, 7pm McNally

Memorial Service – Mike Sokolowski            May 16, 7pm Brookside Cemetery

Play: Women Strike                              June 13, 7pm Ukrainian Labour Temple

Labour Choir Concert                      May 15, Ukrainian Labour Temple

Mb Building Trades Gala Dinner     May 15, Convention Centre

UFCW Parade & CUPE Concert         May 25th,  Exchange District to Memorial Park

Sympathetic Strike Tour        May 26, North/South End/Exchange (see menu above)

Songs for next Century Concert       June 8,  Old Market Square

STRIKE the musical                    June 19 - July 9, Rainbow Stage

Memorial of Blood Saturday         June 21, @ corner Market Ave. / Main St.


OTHER RELATED CELEBRATIONS:

100th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Labour Temple
(February 14 actual anniversary) Rededication event April 25

Social Planning Council of Winnipeg 100th
(April 14 actual anniversary) April  26th Celebration, ULT

MayWorks Festival of Labour and the Arts
May, numerous locations

Heritage Winnipeg, Open Doors                   
May 25 & 26, various important historical sites

Premier of  movie STAND (was known as STRIKE the musical)
June ???

Art Exhibition: “Revolting”       Edge Gallery 621 Main Street.                                    
            August 2 to August 30


PAST EVENTS

The Notorious Mrs. Armstrong - film by Paula Kelly

Film/Panel Discussion, March 9th, Cinematheque (100 Arthur), 

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