May 8, 2011

A-Zone Co-op Festival

The 24 Hour A-Zone Co-op Festival, begins 3:00 pm, Saturday, May 14 
and ends 3:00 pm, Sunday, May 15.  It's an initiative to support 
the A-Zone’s effort to purchase their building at 91 Albert Street. 

On-site admission is by donation. 
Donations accepted in person or on-line A-Zone Co-op Festival

The festival features multi-genre music, poetry, comedy, and includes a fantastic vegan brunch on Sunday morning. 

Out of towners can enjoy the festival online 24 Hour A-Zone Co-op Festival.

The festival takes place live at the Mondragon Café and Bookstore, 91 Albert. 
Supporting presenter, CKUW will also broadcast some of the festival. In the tradition of TV telethons, our MCs will pitch our cause to the audience and introduce local performers. Donations will be gratefully accepted throughout the 24-hour festival.

Performers at the Full Festival include Fred Penner, Dan Frechette, The Bushtits, the 1919 Insurrectionary Orchestra, The Slow Dancers, Ian La Rue, TWIN, Taylor Young, Süss, J.R. Hill, Katie Murphy, Hugo Torres-Cereceda, Wanda Wilson, The Flaming Trolleys and many more.

The A-Zone is a hub for radical activism, participatory democracy, and worker cooperatives. Our building is home to Natural Cycle, Mondragon, the Boreal Forest Network, Junto Library, Winnipeg Copwatch, the Emma Goldman Grassroots Centre, 
and other groups and businesses. 

As a coalition of worker cooperatives, social organizations and political groups, we aim to raise the down-payment to buy and sustain our 4-level heritage building at 91 Albert St., in Winnipeg’s Exchange District. 

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