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Feeling more self-confident, she improved her stage presence when speaking to the audience between songs. She discovered that her Brooklyn-bred style of humor was received quite favorably. During the next six months appearing at the club, some began comparing her singing voice to famous names such as Judy Garland , Lena Horne and Fanny Brice. Her conversational ability to charm an audience with spontaneous humor during performances became more sophisticated and professional. Theater critic Leonard Harris, in one of his reviews, could already envision her future success: Streisand, however, never lost her desire to be a stage actress, and accepted her first role on the New York stage in Another Evening with Harry Stoones, a satirical comedy play in which she acted and sang two solos.

The show received terrible reviews and closed the next day. With the help of her new personal manager, Martin Erlichman, she had successful shows in Detroit and St. Erlichman then booked her at an even more upscale nightclub in Manhattan, the Blue Angel, where she became an even bigger hit during the period of to She got the part of secretary to the lead actor businessman, played by then unknown Elliott Gould. They fell in love during rehearsals and eventually moved into a small apartment together above a seafood restaurant on Third Avenue. The show opened on March 22, , at the Shubert Theater, and received rave reviews.

The show was recorded and it was the first time the public could purchase an album of her singing. She was seen during an April episode on which Orson Bean substituted for Paar. Her appearance with Orson Bean and his other guest Phyllis Diller on The Tonight Show was preserved by kinescope and has been viewed online by many people who were not alive in Her sad, slow version of the s upbeat Democratic Party theme song became her signature song during this early phase of her career. Johnny Carson had her on the Tonight Show half a dozen times in and , and she became a favorite of his television audience and himself personally.

In December she made the first of a number of appearances on the Ed Sullivan Show, was later a cohost on the Mike Douglas Show, and made an impact on a number of Bob Hope specials. Performing with her on the Ed Sullivan Show was Liberace who became an instant fan of the young singer.

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She ended that breakthrough year of by performing one-night concerts in Indianapolis, San Jose, Chicago, Sacramento, and Los Angeles. From to she appeared in her first four solo television specials. Garland referred to her on the air as one of the last great belters. Beginning with My Name Is Barbra, her early albums were often medley-filled keepsakes of her television specials. Starting in , she began attempting more contemporary material, but like many talented singers of the day, she found herself out of her element with rock.

Her vocal talents prevailed, and she gained newfound success with the pop and ballad-oriented Richard Perry-produced album Stoney End in The title track, written by Laura Nyro, was a major hit for Streisand. As the s ended, Streisand was named the most successful female singer in the U. In , she released her best-selling effort to date, the Barry Gibb-produced Guilty. The album featured tunes by Rodgers and Hammerstein, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, and Stephen Sondheim, who was persuaded to rework some of his songs especially for this recording.

The Broadway Album was met with acclaim, including a Grammy nomination for album of the year and, ultimately, handed Streisand her eighth Grammy as Best Female Vocalist. After releasing the live album One Voice in , Streisand was set to release another album of Broadway songs in At the beginning of the s, Streisand started focusing on her film directorial efforts and became almost inactive in the recording studio. In , a four-disc box set, Just for the Record, was released.

Bill Clinton into the spotlight and into office. Streisand later introduced Clinton at his inauguration in A appearance at an APLA benefit as well as the aforementioned inaugural performance hinted that Streisand was becoming more receptive to the idea of live performances. A tour was suggested, though Streisand would not immediately commit to it, citing her well-known stage fright as well as security concerns. During this time, Streisand finally returned to the recording studio and released Back to Broadway in June The album was not as universally lauded as its predecessor, but it did debut at No.

In September , Streisand announced her first public concert appearances in 27 years if one does not count her Las Vegas nightclub performances between and Tickets for the tour were sold out in under one hour. The tour was one of the biggest all-media merchandise parlays in history. It reached 8 on the Billboard Hot , and was her first significant hit in almost a decade and her first top 10 hit on the Hot and first gold single since The album received generally favorable reviews and, remarkably, once again debuted at No.

Following her marriage to Brolin in , Streisand recorded an album of love songs entitled A Love Like Ours the following year. At the end of the millennium, she was the number one female singer in the U. A two-disc live album of the concert entitled Timeless: Live in Concert was released in Streisand performed versions of the Timeless concert in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, in early In advance of four concerts two each in Los Angeles and New York in September , Streisand announced that she was retiring from playing public concerts.

In September , the pair filmed a live performance of the song for a special directed by Rob Marshall entitled Tony Bennett: In , Streisand announced her intent to tour again, in an effort to raise money and awareness for multiple issues. Special guests Il Divo were interwoven throughout the show. She set the third-place record for her October 9, show at Madison Square Garden, the first- and second-place records of which are held by her two shows in September She set the second-place record at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, with her December 31, show being the house record and the highest-grossing concert of all time.

A collection of performances culled from different stops on this tour, Live in Concert , debuted at No. In the summer of , Streisand gave concerts for the first time in continental Europe. The tour included a piece orchestra. In February , Forbes listed Streisand as the No.

On November 17, , Streisand returned to the studio to begin recording what would be her sixty-third album and it was announced that Diana Krall was producing the album. Streisand is one of the recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors. On December 7, , she visited the White House as part of the ceremonies.

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Live in Concert, highlighting the aforementioned featured stop from her North American tour, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. On October 2, , Streisand made her British television performance debut with an interview on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross to promote the album. This album debuted at No. Quincy Jones and Lionel Richie planned to release the new version to mark the 25th anniversary of its original recording. On October 11, , Streisand gave a three-hour concert performance before a crowd of 18, as part of the ongoing inaugural events of Barclays Center and part of her current Barbra Live tour in her native Brooklyn her first-ever public performance in her home borough.

The concert included musical tributes by Streisand to Donna Summer and Marvin Hamlisch, both of whom had died earlier in Streisand is one of many singers who use teleprompters during their live performances. Streisand has defended her choice in using teleprompters to display lyrics and, sometimes, banter. This album topped the Billboard with sales of , copies in the first week, making Streisand the only recording artist to have a number-one album in each of the last six decades. In May , Streisand announced the upcoming album Encore: Her first film was a reprise of her Broadway hit, Funny Girl , an artistic and commercial success directed by Hollywood veteran William Wyler.

From a period beginning in and ending in , Streisand appeared in Top Ten Money Making Stars Poll, the annual motion picture exhibitors poll of Top 10 Box Office attractions a total of 10 times, often as the only woman on the list. She has acted in only eight films since. Streisand produced a number of her own films, setting up Barwood Films in There was controversy when Yentl received five Academy Award nominations, but none for the major categories of Best Picture, Actress, or Director.

Streisand also scripted Yentl, something for which she is not always given credit. She reprised the role of Roz Focker alongside Dustin Hoffman. Barbra Streisand is set to direct the historical drama Catherine the Great, a feature biopic about the 18th-century Russian empress, based on the top Black List script, produced by Gil Netter.

Streisand is a mezzo-soprano who has a range consisting of three octaves and 2 notes from B2 to a D6. She hears a melody and takes it in, learning it quickly. Barbra developed her ability to sustain long notes because she wanted to. She is known for her ability to hold relatively high notes, both loud and soft, with great intensity, as well as for her ability to make slight but unobtrusive embellishments on a melodic line. Streisand has been married twice. Her first husband was actor Elliott Gould, to whom she was married from until He went on to be her manager and producer.

She is the godmother of his daughters, Caleigh Peters and Skye Peters. Streisand dated tennis champion Andre Agassi in the early s. Writing about the relationship in his autobiography, Agassi said: It makes our friendship feel forbidden, taboo — another piece of my overall rebellion. Dating Barbra Streisand is like wearing Hot Lava. While they have no children together, Brolin has two children from his first marriage, including actor Josh Brolin, and one child from his second marriage. You know, people were saying you could be Joanie Sands, or something like that.

My middle name is Joan. Streisand is a supporter of gay rights, and in helped raise funds in an unsuccessful attempt to defeat Proposition 8 in California. She also performed at two other concerts in Tel Aviv that same week, part of her first concert tour of Israel. In , Streisand donated the Emanuel Streisand Building for Jewish Studies to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, in the Mount Scopus campus, in memory of her father, an educator and scholar who died when she was young.

Items included a costume from Funny Lady and a vintage dental cabinet purchased by the performer at 18 years old. In , Streisand was awarded the Women in Film Crystal Award for outstanding women who, through their endurance and the excellence of their work, have helped to expand the role of women within the entertainment industry. Bush presented her Kennedy Center Honors, the highest recognition of cultural achievement.

In that year, she was also recipient of the Charlie Chaplin Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Film Society of Lincoln Center as the only female artist to direct, write, produce and star in the same major studio film, Yentl.

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Billboard also ranked Streisand as the top female Jewish musician of all time. During the first decade of the 21st century, the American Film Institute celebrated years of the greatest films in American cinema. Streisand, in turn, made an unannounced guest appearance on the show, surprising Myers and his guests Madonna and Roseanne Barr.

Myers also appeared as the Linda Richman character on stage with Streisand at her MGM Grand concert, as well as a few of the Streisand tour shows. It was released on September 10, A struggling actor finds a job there and one day meets the star. In , Streisand become the first woman celebrity to be on the cover of Playboy who was interviewed inside. In , Victoria Beckham revealed that Streisand was her own style icon. She wears lots of Donna Karan, and she had on this fabulous Donna Karan dress that just draped perfectly. She had this gorgeous hair. She was just beautiful. During her later career, Dickinson starred in a number of television movies and miniseries, also playing supporting roles in films such as Sabrina , Pay It Forward and Big Bad Love As lead actress, she starred in the erotic crime thriller Dressed to Kill, for which she received a Saturn Award for Best Actress.

Her father was a small-town newspaper publisher and editor, working on the Kulm Messenger and the Edgeley Mail. In , her family moved to Burbank, California, where she attended Bellarmine-Jefferson High School, graduating in at 15 years of age. The previous year, she had won the Sixth Annual Bill of Rights essay contest. She studied at Glendale Community College and in graduated from Immaculate Heart College with a degree in business.

Taking a cue from her publisher father, she had intended to be a writer. While a student from —52, she worked as a secretary at Lockheed Air Terminal in Burbank now Bob Hope Airport and in a parts factory. She became Angie Dickinson in , when she married football player Gene Dickinson. Dickinson entered a beauty pageant in and placed second.

The exposure brought her to the attention of a television industry producer, who asked her to consider a career in acting. She studied the craft and a few years later was approached by NBC to guest-star on a number of variety shows, including The Colgate Comedy Hour. She soon met Frank Sinatra, who became a lifelong friend. In the story line, Harry vowed never to go to prison and was shot to death while escaping. That year she also played the role of defendant Mrs. She had a memorable turn as the duplicitous murder conspirator in a episode of The Fugitive series with David Janssen and fellow guest star Robert Duvall.

She appeared early in her career mainly in B-movies or westerns, including Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend , in which she co-starred with James Garner. In the crime drama Cry Terror! When Hawks sold his personal contract with her to a major studio without her knowledge, she was unhappy.

Dickinson nonetheless became one of the more prominent leading ladies of the next decade, beginning with The Bramble Bush with Richard Burton. Angie would also share the screen with friend Gregory Peck as a military nurse in the dark comedy Captain Newman, M. For The Killers , originally intended to be the very first made-for-television movie but released to theatres due to its violent content, Dickinson played a femme fatale opposite future U.

President Ronald Reagan in his last movie role. Directed by Don Siegel, it was a remake of the version based on a story by Ernest Hemingway and the only film Reagan made in which he was cast as a villain. The film epitomized the stark urban mood of the period, and its reputation has grown through the years. In , she played a lascivious substitute high school teacher in the dark comedy Pretty Maids All in a Row for director Roger Vadim and writer-producer Gene Roddenberry, in which her character seduces a sexually inexperienced student, portrayed by John David Carson, against the backdrop of a series of murders of female students at the same high school; it was a box-office failure.

Although well into her forties at the time, she appeared nude in several scenes, which created interest in the movie and a new generation of male fans for Dickinson. A Esquire magazine cover gained Dickinson additional fame and notoriety, her having posed in nothing but a sweater and a pair of panty hose. Dickinson returned to the small screen in March for an episode of the critically acclaimed hit anthology series Police Story.

That one guest appearance proved to be so popular that NBC offered Dickinson her own television show, which became a ground-breaking weekly series called Police Woman; it was the first successful dramatic TV series to feature a woman in the title role. At first, Dickinson was reluctant, but when producers told her she could become a household name, she accepted the role.

In the series, she played Sgt. The show became a hit, reaching number one in many countries in which it aired during its first year. It ran for four seasons and Dickinson would win a Golden Globe award, and receive Emmy nominations for three consecutive years. The series ran from to The same year the show ended, Dickinson reprised her Pepper Anderson character on the television special Ringo, co-starring with Ringo Starr and John Ritter. On occasion during the s, Dickinson took part in the popular Dean Martin Celebrity Roast on television, and herself was the guest of honor on August 2, , roasted by a dais of celebrities that included James Stewart, Orson Welles and her Police Woman series co-star Earl Holliman.

Earlier that year, she had been the first choice to play the character Krystle Carrington on the television series Dynasty but, deciding she wanted to spend more time with her daughter, she turned it down; the role instead went to Linda Evans. She had a pivotal role in the highly rated mini-series Hollywood Wives , based on a novel by Jackie Collins.

As of early January of , these two specials were not known to be available on home video. Fatal Flaw, in which she was reunited with Telly Savalas. In , Sydney Pollack cast her as the prospective mother-in-law of Greg Kinnear in the romantic comedy Sabrina starring Harrison Ford, a remake of the Billy Wilder classic. In , Playboy ranked Dickinson No. It is her last screen role to date. With husband-composer Burt Bacharach and new child, She was married to Gene Dickinson, a former football player, from to Dickinson kept her married name after her first divorce.

She married Burt Bacharach in They remained a married couple for 15 years, though late in their marriage, they had a period of separation where each dated other people. Their daughter, Lea Nikki, known as Nikki , arrived a year after they were married. Born three months prematurely, Nikki suffered from chronic health problems, including visual impairment; she was later diagnosed with Asperger syndrome.

Burt composed the music of the song Nikki for their fragile young daughter, and Angie rejected many roles to focus on caring for their daughter. Later, Nikki studied geology at California Lutheran University, but her poor eyesight prevented her from pursuing a career in that field. On January 4, , Nikki killed herself by suffocation in her apartment in the Ventura County suburb of Thousand Oaks. She was one of the most beautiful creatures created on this earth, and she is now in the white light, at peace.

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With video footage and photographs. Anarchists Against the Wall is an Israeli direct action group fighting against Israeli apartheid and oppression in all its forms, most recently against the atrocities in Gaza. For five years they have waged a constant struggle against Israel's Apartheid Wall in the West Bank, working in solidarity with the Palestinian popular movement there. George subway , Toronto, ON Website: An honest portrayal of a family in turmoil; twins involved with sex-change to add to stress. Annual fest of features and docs open with Amos Gitai's Holocaust memory piece Plus tard tu comprendras.

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Inside Canada's only Prison in Kingston; the film centres on the life of 5 women inmates. Followed by special guest speaker Anne Hansen, former Kingston inmate. Montreal, QC For information contact: Greening the economy - one community at a time is the theme of Green Communities Canada annual national conference. This event recognizes outstanding women who are making a difference in our communities. To nominate a candidate woman, go to www. White Rock, BC Website: The event will feature over exhibitors, free seminars, local celebrities, green fashion and style, eco-tourism, transportation, etc.

Ottawa, Ottawa, ON Website: Peace with Justice in Sri Lanka: Genocide of Sri Lankan Tamils - its causes and solutions. Invitation to a Presentation by: Brian Senewiratne The address will trace the development of the ethnic conflict that has resulted in the violation of human rights of both the Tamils and the Sinhalese, which now features the genocide of the Tamil people.

The fundamentals underlying this problem will be set out and the possible solutions analyzed. The lecture will be delivered by Dr. Brian Senewiratne who is a Sinhalese and closely connected with the ruling families of Sri Lanka. James Kafieh Time: Ottawa, ON For information contact: Charting a Path Forward conference in Winnipeg. The public is invited to attend an important, national conference entitled Metis Aboriginal Governance: The conference takes place at The University of Winnipeg.

The conference is free but people must pre-register on-line at http: The conference is devoted to exploring creative ways to implement the rights of Indigenous peoples. Breakout sessions will explore the future of Metis Self-Government. Findings have shown that the poorer neighborhoods of Toronto contained more toxic or contaminated air volumes than other regions.

A panel review will discuss these matters and their legal implications. Hart House, Debates Room Location: Environment; Education; Social Policy. The film will be followed by a panel of women environmentalist leaders in Nova Scotia. Howard Epstein, land use law professor will speak re: Dalhousie Law School Location: Discussion will focus on effects of population increase, demand for water, climate changes and we contemplate greater designs on the boreal and the taiga.

The 12th annual celebration of Canadian and international francophone cinema will offer weekday afternoon screenings. The Royal Cinema Location: Wychwood Art Barns Location: International Image Institute Inc. It's time to create an extraordinary business and life! In this dynamic and transformational workshop you will unlock the secrets to: Metro Toronto Convention Centre Location: West, Toronto, ON Website: Become knowledgeable about community environmental projects from around the GTA.

Meet and discuss environmentally useful ideas that may be applicablein the Etobicoke region. Etobicoke Civic Centre Location: Plan to attend a student-organized conference on the future of Medicare. Join with other students and health care providers in learning how to protect and improve our system. Join in discussions with: Belleville, Belleville, ON Website: Maya Navrot mnavrot quinteconservation.

The conference brings together the world of sport and environment, in advanced practices as it relates to communities. This session will provide an overview of First Nation perspectives on child development. It will share information about developmental targets and how parents support reaching these targets. Howard Johnston Hotel Location: A panel discussion on the future of news. University of Windsor Katzman Lounge Location: How has the legacy of s rebellion contributed to contemporary notions of Canadian identity?

Were the radical protests of that time more than just a collective growing phase? At the launch of his new book, Canada's s: Palmer will address such longstanding debates with novelist, critic and playwright Rick Salutin. Gladstone Hotel Ballroom Location: All addresses are web analytics focused and will provide attendees with a wealth of knowledge on how to measure and understand their web analytics data for the purposes of improving their search engine marketing efforts. Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations; Internet.

April is Earth Month and Earth Day Canada is encouraging all parties and members to stage an Earth Day celebration in order to help the environment and to inspire others to action. McGill Faculty of Education Location: When times are tough, the tough build stronger sponsorship marketing programs. This full-day conference is your opportunity to learn winning tactics and strategies to help you conquer the challenges ahead. The program concludes with the presentation of the 5th Annual Sponsorship Marketing Awards. Mike Nickerson's main contention is that humanity needs to choose long term well-being over the need for constant growth at the expense of the environment and personal psychological peacefulness.

His latest book is: Living on Earth as if we want to stay. Ottawa Public Library Location: This event is designed for small business: Great speakers and green ideas! The Internationally renowned showcase of independent, experimental media art turns 22 this year, featuring ground-breaking work and an array of workshops and talks. Breast Cancer Society of Canada.

May 9th and 10th, A full day outdoor event that showcases innovation in sustainable living and current green technologies and ideas employed by different organizations. There will be researchers and keynote speakers. Sidney Smith Hall Bldg. Real security will only be possible in Afghanistan when governments end their support for NATO's war. This Expo will feature: U of Alberta Butterdome Location: Edmonton, Edmonton, AB Website: This event will provide both expertise for various green projects and also ideas as to which of the many green components to apply.

Whitney Crooks info torontogreen. These one-day all-franchise events are designed for you to meet face-to-face with representatives of Canada's best-known brands. Now, more than ever, people interested in having their own business should look at the possibilities offered through franchises and CFA is happy to present its newest show designed to help you Explore Franchising. With a range of opportunities available at all investment levels, franchises at the CFA Explore Franchising Show can be your key to success and your tool to gain more control of their financial future.

Toronto Festival of Storytelling. A truth telling storytelling performance bu Rubena Sinha: Trained as a classical dancer in India, Canadian for most of her life, Rubena interweaves stories of personal history and experience with Hindu mythology and folktales - creating a world in which the listener encounters talking animals and the forces of nature, Gods and Goddesses and members of her family - all in a quest to find meaning and value in the face of life's challenges.

This is a visual space for artists to express and hilight experiences relating to queer issues. This showcase will demonstrate the incredible diversity of queer issues in Canada and internationally. Sterndale Bennett Theatre Location: Mary Kosta rhinointheroom gmail. Jim Deutsch and Judith Deutsch. The discussion, open to the general public, is entitled "Health Crisis in Palestine: The panel is composed of Canadian health care professionals and researchers who have first hand accounts of the devastating effects of Israeli occupation and aggression on Palestinian health either in Gaza or the West Bank.

Among other panelists, Dr. Harry Shannon, professor of clinical epidemiology from McMaster University, will comment on his provocative article titled "Gaza's shocking devastation: A Canadian Jew's visit to the territory that left him ashamed by what he saw" published last year in the Hamilton Spectator.

The event is free and open to the general public. It is our responsibility as health care professionals and citizens alike to be informed of and act on the right to health. Guest speaker Robert Halliday talks about the sensitivity of the South Sask. River Basin to projected changes of environment and economy and society.

To celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of Charles Darwin and the th anniversary of the publication of On The Origin of Species, scientists and scholars from around the world will analyze the role of science, explore its connections to public policy, and for the global community examine its significance. This four day event features more than 30 prominent speakers from around the world as they celebrate the bicentennial of the births of Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln.

Scientists and scholars will analyze the role of science and its connections to public policy as well as to global policy. As time has passed, their changing and emerging needs have become obvious but the relevant research has been observed to lag somewhat. The Hyatt Regency Location: Katia Selezeneva ipad interchange. This is a community conversation about protecting water at its source. The program will include an introduction to source water protection and the Clean WaterAct and a panel discussion of local efforts focussed on drinking water source protection.

North Bay PublicLibrary Location: Psychoanalytic Child Therapists are specifically trained to assess and treat children's mental health issues. The TCPP program offers intensive post-graduate training which combines adacemic study with supervised clinical work. Applications are now being accepted until May 30, Distance Learning is available. Hincks Dellcrest Centre Location: A fascinating illustrated talk by Rob Shumaker from the Great Ape Trust; Stopping use ofapesfoe entertainment purposes.

George Ignatieff Theatre, U. Leading the topics of discussion will be the new Green Energy Act which will affect our pocket books and our future. This will be followed by a general discussion on the topic of environmental issues. Recipes for Disaster follows a young Anglo-Finnish family as they rid themselves of all oil-based products for a year.

The challenge proves to be more emotionally difficult than the family anticipates and John, father and instigator of the oil fast, must find a balance between living oil-free and keeping a functional family. Award winning Canadian writer Alanna Mitchell talks about her new book Sea Sick and how the oceans are undergoing vast chemical changes which are not good environmentally. Multifaith Centre, U of T Location: This is the historic tale of socially organized neighborhoods wielding power peacefully instead of utilizing elements of the army and police as experienced by Judy Rebick.

Cimate change is with us. A decade ago it was conjecture, now the future is unfolding before our eyes. Canada's Inuit see it in the disappearing Arctic ice, the shantytown dwellers of Latin America and Southern Asia see it in lethal storms and floods and Europeans see it in the isappearing glaciers, forest fires and fatal heat waves. These changes reveal that the world has not been as warm as it is now for more than a millennium. Our Speaker, Devamrita Swami, a traveling monk uses the ancient yoga knowledge of the east to present a practical alternative for the modern man.

He is a Yale graduate, an author and researcher who has been instrumental in raising environment awareness around the world through his workshops. The theme is Environmental Health and the conference will provide students with an opportunity to deepen their understanding of environmentalism and expose them to prominent environmental advocates throughout the country. Noth York Civic Centre Location: This event is geared to all physicians and public who are interested in the interconnections of health and nuclear issues and share global concerns of a safe, reliable supply of medical radioisotopes.

Healthy living with green products and produce. All products and services at the show are free. Ted Pearson tedpearson shaw. Stephen Dankowich info oakvillepeacecentre. An environmental fair for sustainability including: Canadian and international flicks for kids will open its weekday school program to public tickets -buyers this year.

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Famous Players Canada Square Location: Earth Week is an emphasized part of Earth Month. Members are encouraged to participate with an event in order to publicize environmental concerns. Resources will be provided. Edwina Gu communications earthday. One of the largest Jewish film festivals in the world presents features, docs and shorts.

In this powerful and sometimes shocking account, a surgeon reveals her experience of hospital life with rare frankness. In her mid-twenties, Gabriel Weston - an arts graduate with no scient-ific qualification beyond high school-level biology - decided to become a surgeon. She enrolled at night school, then went through many years of medical school and surgical training.

Now in her late thirties, she has achieved her ambition and is working as a surgeon in a British hospital. King Edward Hotel Location: This event will include leading climate change thinkers from the US and Europe, short films on climate justice as well as new reports from Eco-Equity, Pembina Inst. Library andArchives Canada Location: North America transmits its pop culture to the world on a near continuous basis. What do Muslim countries make of the signals that they receive? Pop-culture commentator, filmmaker and author Richard Poplak went to Egypt to observe the debut of Al Shamshoon, an Arabized version of The Simpsons,, and, quickly discovered an almost parallel universe.

At the launch of his chronicle, The Sheikh's Batmobile: Michele Landsberg is an award-winning Toronto Star columnist, and one of Canada's most distinguished feminists and social justice activists. In , she was appointed to the Order of Canada. She is internationally recognized as a leading feminist thinker, environmentalist, and social justice activist.

Toronto Women's Bookstore Location: Over 40 top notch presenters representing Canada's leading edge environmental trainers, lawyers, consultants with 10 workshops. Meant for Environmental consultants, plant managers, lawyers, administrators, engineers and many other members of various professions.

Looking at the exhibitors list, a very impressive number of environmental exhibitors can be found. Royal Botanical Gardens Location: Halifax - Remedy Me! Tag along as these men and women - many dogged for years by ailments including irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, restless-leg syndrome and adult acne - talk frankly about their problems and their frustration with conventional treatments, and ultimately dive into alternative therapies. Watch April 21, Remedy Me! Desperate to stem the tide, David consults a doctor of traditional Chinese Medicine and revisits his childhood through Hypnotherapy, while Birgitta visits an osteopath.

Two of Canada's most acclaimed and knowledgeable science writers open the Writers Festival Spring Edition with a special Earth Day discussion on water, and the environmental impact of altering salinity, acidity, ice cover, volume and circulation of the seas and the life within them. Brigid's Centre for the Arts and Humanities Location: Patrick, Ottawa, ON Website: A plethora of environmental activities Canada-wide Venue: Canada wide For information contact: Edwina Gu, communications earthday.

The Art Gallery of Hamilton presents the acclaimed film: Net proceeds will go towards Eco Artist Fund Venue: Empire Jackson Square 6 Cinemas Location: Catholic Missions In Canada. Tastes of Heaven , Catholic Missions In Canada's fundraising dinner in support of 12 parishes and 21 missions in the Diocese of Whitehorse, will be held on Wednesday, April 22, starting at 6 p.

A silent and live auction to follow. For tickets, please call Patricia Gyulay at ext. An educational conference for gift planners, fundraisers and professional advisors. We invite you to join us in Niagara Falls, to learn how to capture and harness the essence of gift planning.

When you begin to understand the possibilities of gift planning both for a donor and for a charity, you understand the power. Join us as we delve into the growing world of gift planning to enhance your profession and hopefully, walk away with the knowledge to make the changes you need to make, harnessing the power of this profession and its abilities to change philanthropy in Canada.

Sheraton on the Falls Location: Education; Investment, Finance, Insurance. Ontario Professional Foresters Association.

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Whose Forest is it Anyway?: The general public is welcome. Holday Inn, Sudbury, Ontario Location: Toronto Public Library is pleased to announce that our month-long, city-wide Keep Toronto Reading literary festival is back for its fourth year. The program takes place April 1 to 30 13 moved from February.

Look for exciting new additions too. Look for an official announcement on this year 32s title in early February. Apr 22 - Toronto Reference Library Location: Plastic is universal garbage. The twin crises of climate change and peaking oil production are converging on us. If they are not to topple our civilization, we need to implement decisive, clear sighted policies based on clean, low carbon, renewable energy sources. The talk is on their new book: Suzuki and Scheer will talk about renewable green energy and how it can shape our future.

Both government and industry representatives have been invited. Convocation Hall, U of Toronto Location: Salud concerns itself with some of the Cuban health professionals serving in 68 countries and explores the hearts and minds of the international medical students in Cuba, now numbering 30,, including nearly from USA. Join us for full day and partial day sessions designed to get your brain and body moving. Opportunities to integrate Global, Environmental and Outdoor education activities into your teaching will be the focus, with links to all curriculum areas highlighted as we learn by doing and by sharing with other educators.

Toronto's largest consumer show dedicated to green living. There are over participating exhibitors. Earthfriendly advice and information. Eco-celebrities, world leaders and local personalities. Doors Open Guelph Location: All aspects of green living; exhibits, presenters, wine tasting. CBC award winning broadcaster Wendy Mesley.

Many eco-exhibitors such as: Carleton Place Arena Location: Jim Ireton jireton rideaulumber. Put your pumas to the pavement and help raise money for brain tumour research. The 16th annual Toronto Spring Sprint 14and the 18 other sprints taking place across the country 14raise desperately needed funds for brain tumour research and treatment. Without donations we have no hope of finding a cure. Please help us make brain tumours a memory and join us for fundraising run or walk on April 25 at Sunnybrook Park.

Register today at braintumour. Sunnybrook Park, Sports Pavilion Location: Canadian Veterinary Medical Association. This year, on Saturday, April 25, The film "Silent Spring" created the environmental movement. In response to the Ontario citizenry theprovincial government isenacting theOntario Green Energy Act that will ban - pesticides on Earth Day. A number of different events hilight this week of artistic celebration.

Picture Our Future photography exhibit at 58 Cecil Str. Come hear award winning artist visual Favianna Rodriguez speak on art as a political act and see her exhibit of political posters at Toronto Free Gallery April 25th. Favianna Rodriguez was choosen as one of Utne Magazine's 50 visonaries in and promises to have a fantastic exhibition. This show "In the Red: Pride and Solidarity is a jam-packed evening that will trace the histories and current of queer political movements in Canada and the United States, and the engagement of workers, artists and unions fighting for social justice.

Picture Our Future is a photography exhibit by newcomer youth artists who reflect on their journeys of creating their future in Canada. As new immigrants, these youth are faced with the challenges of learning English, adapting to Canadian culture, and exploring their true identities. The photographs portray their enthusiasm, pride and resilience in overcoming obstacles in order to pursue their career aspirations and life ambitions. Sunday May 3, 5: Launch of Let Them Eat Junk: Why are half the people in the world malnourished, while so many in the West are over-fed.

To understand how starvation and obesity can coexist in the same populations, follow the flow of capital. The Question of Sustainability is a conference dedicated to examining the Canadian mining industry through the lens of sustainability within ecosystems, human rights, culture, and economics. The moderator is Judy Rebick, well known Canadian broadcaster and social justice advocate.

See wildlife releases, build nest boxes and visit community group exhibits, plus more stewardship activities. Burnaby Lake Rowing Pavilion Location: And the media are under severe threat in several parts of the country. Forty-six journalists have been killed since and another eight have disappeared since , either because of their work or most often for an unknown motive. Drug cartels that target reporters deemed too curious, corruption on the part of many elected officials, and human rights and press freedom violations by police or the army are high-risk threats to both local and international journalists.

The panelists will discuss the risks associated with covering the news in Mexico and on the US-Mexican border. Overseas Press Club of America Location: The event is free and open to the public. America to handle these issues Venue: The Canada Science and Technology Museum in partnership with the Canadian Museum of Nature serve as moderators to the discussion between invited experts and the general public.

Call or visit sciencetech. Fox and Feather Pub Location: Pride and Solidarity is about the histories and currents of queer political movements in Canada and the US, and the engagement of workers, artists and unions fighting for social justice. The evening will start with a monologue by Christina Starr. It will be followed by two film screenings about same sex relationship development. Buddiesin Bad TimesTheatre Location: We are very excited for this first time joint event and hope you will be there to participate! The trade show offers a variety of exhibit and sponsorship packages designed to meet the individual needs of industry organizations.

The conference will be an opportunity to learn, first-hand, innovative strategies to raise the bar and tackle the challenges facing supply chains in a new economic environment. Each session will aim to provide delegates with a concrete action item that they can implement in their own organizations. It's a Small, Small World: Keynote Introduction by The Nielsen Company: Insights into the size and importance of Canadian advertising categories that experience pressure for external regulation.

Join ASC for a brief tour of the issues affecting advertisers and self-regulatory bodies around the world.

Issues to be touched upon include: Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations. Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. The ground-breaking RSNC complementary cancer therapy shift was established in , to provide complementary cancer care for the growing number of cancer patients pursuing alternatives or additions to current standard medical care. RNSC provides evidence-based care, standardized intakes and cancer-specific therapies in an academic environment.

Join us for this special daytime public information session to discover how naturopathic medicine can provide relief to patients undergoing conventional treatments. Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine Location: Starting out with one employee in a small row house in Toronto's Corktown district, Parcel has grown to a staff of eight and now operates out of a smartly renovated 5, square foot studio on Eastern Avenue.

VISA and Mastercard accepted. Verity Club, d Location: A digital story is a two to five minute video created by people of all ages; they share their own life stories through voice, images, music and found objects in their lives. The theme of artist as workers will guide the evening. Parliament Public Library Location: Ontario's Endangered Species Act was hailed as a golden standard for species protection, alarming loopholes have come to light. We need to do more in order to protect biodiversity in the province. This meeting is away to get access to strategies, ideas and resources in order to enhance green businesses and create new opportunities.

Tanya Mccausland tanya greenbusinessinnovators. Environment; Economic Development; International. Myths for Profit" is an expose of Canadian government behavior in the foreign affairs are. The Canadian government would like us to believe that it is a peacekeeper in world affairs, but is it really? U Victoria David Strong Bldg. North America's foremost doc event presents an array of Canadian and international features and shorts. Asian Arts Freedom School attendees confront controversial issues still extant in Asia such as persons considered as commodities.

Zameen Shadbad is a series of photographs taken by Elvina Rafi which shows the ongoing struggles in her country, Pakistan and it's effect on a weary population.. This is Barrhead's first ever Green Expo. This 3 day event will bring together guest speakers with innovative ideas and doable sustainable development, as well as exhibitors with products to sell which help the consumer and protect the environment. Jim Veenbaas clearmedia telus. Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. National office activities include: Your nearest MS Society division office Phone: Doors Open Whitby Location: This will be an informal event with energy efficiency experts and retailers displaying booths with information designed to educate residents.