Tuesday, May 13, 2008

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Ladyfest Toronto 2008

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A note from Ladyfest T.O.:

Ladyfest Toronto is looking for musicians, artists, filmmakers, and workshop facilitators for our 2008 festival! This fall, we will be celebrating feminism in all its forms this and we need you!

Ladyfest Toronto 2008 is happening in and around Kensington Market from September 18th to the 21st. The aim of the festival is to incite dialogue about contemporary feminist issues and to create space for women to showcase their amazing creativity.

With concerts, workshops, a film program and more, there will be something that's sure to tickle your fancy. To apply to be a part of this year's festival, please go to

*** Ladyfest Toronto welcomes applications from all folks who are women-identified. We especially encourage applications from aboriginal women, women of colour, sex professionals, and other historically marginalized and disadvantaged groups of women.***

About Ladyfest Toronto
Ladyfest Toronto is a four-day arts, culture and music festival.

We are a non-profit, grassroots, do-it-yourself collective who seek to promote urban feminism. We work from a framework that is pro-feminist, trans-inclusive, pro-diversity and anti-oppressive.

We seek to build community among Toronto's feminist businesses, artists, activists and academic community. We believe that art is a powerful form of resistance.

We will be providing a venue for women to express themselves and showcase their work free of sexism, classism, racism, and homophobia, as well as other forms of oppression.

We believe that politics can be fun and hope to facilitate political action and create tools for feminist networking at our annual event. We will proudly showcase the talent and actions of both local and international women. Ultimately, we hope Ladyfest Toronto inspires women everywhere to organize themselves and create similar spaces that allow women's creative works to be seen and heard, as other Ladyfests have for us.

To get involved as a volunteer, please visit our website or contact us!


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