No Quarter: an Anarchist Zine about Pirates

Friday, March 20, 2009

Calgary Anarchist Bookfair 2009

I will be at the 2009 Calgary Anarchist Bookfair April 24, 25, and 26 !

It's at the Rehabilitation Society of Calgary #7 11 St NE (a short walk east from Bridgeland c-train station, it's the building with lots of nice murals on the north side of Memorial Drive)
http://bookfair.anarchistservices.ca/
Book Vendors from across Canada, workshops, movies, plus a keynote speaker. No charge for admission. Free Vegan food.

Friday, April 24
- Vendors - 2pm - 7pm
- Workshops
- Keynote speaker - Ron Sakolsky* - 7pm - 9pm
- Acoustic Show - 10 pm - late

Saturday, April 25
- Vendors - 10am - 7pm
- Workshops
- 4th Annual People's Prom - 8:30pm - late

Sunday, April 26
- Pancake Breakfast, Anti-2010 Olympics flyering, and hanging out

*Ron will share his ideas on wilderness, the green scare, miserabilism, pirate radio, resistance, visionary thinking, utopia and the art of demanding the impossible. His past books include: Gone To Croatan: Origins of North American Drop-Out Culture; Sounding Off: Music as Subversion/Resistance/Revolution; Seizing the Airwaves; Surrealist Subversions, and Creating Anarchy. His latest book, *Swift Winds* (Eberhardt Press, 2009) is a backpocket compendium of outrageous ideas, subversive tracts, mutinous manifestos, spitfire rants, polemical broadsides, incendiary poems and utopian visions. This volatile mixture is strategically aimed at countering authoritarian thinking with the surreal laughter of the insurgent imagination in flight. Currently, he is involved as a co-editor (with Andrea Langlois and Marian van der Zon) of an anthology scheduled for a 2010 release by New Star Press, to be entitled, *Islands of Resistance: Pirate Radio in Canada*.

Very excited about Ron's talk. I just got his new book, and its awesome. There will likely be a new zine or two from me, although no guarantees what...

1 Comments:

Blogger ronja said...

Hey, we wanted to know if we could use your "down with the fences" picture? Email us back at jsmith.malena65@gmail.com , it'd be super cool of you. Like pirates. Pirates are super cool too.

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