Mayworks Announces Program of Diverse Critically Acclaimed Artists Across the
GTA

April 24-May 2 www.mayworks.ca

TORONTO, March 31 /CNW/ - The Mayworks Festival announced their program of spoken word, dance, storytelling, visual arts, theatre, music and more that makes up their 25th annual festival today. The Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts takes place in various wheelchair accessible locations across the city April 24-May 2nd. Full program and artist bios available at: www.mayworks.ca. Many events at the festival are free and no is turned away for an inability to pay.

"The Mayworks Festival really does two things," says Festival Director Florencia Berinstein, "it presents great diverse art to the public across the GTA and it brings together many divergent groups like artists, social movements, community groups, organized labour and non-unionized workers to work together to support each other's struggles and issues through the use of arts."

Performers appearing at the festival this year include: LAL, Anna Camilleri, Ivan E. Coyote and Lyndell Montgomery (SweLL), Humble the Poet, MetaDanze, Red Slam Collective, Amai Kuda, Marinda and Solari, Deidre "DLishus" Walton, Mama D, Drum Artz Canada, Clare Nobbs, Cammy Lee, Sulong Theatre Collective, Elle Nino, Karine Silverwoman, Joseph Soobram, Ami Mattison, Belladonna and more.

Visual artists include Brenda Joy Lem, Sundus Abdul Hadi, red tree and c3 collective, Marcos Arriaga. Ann Clifford, Alicia Alexander, Farhia Hirad, Ladan Omar, Hanan Osman, Liliana Chavez, Jamesha Durrant, Alba Mondragon, Patricia Quiroga, Maria Teves, Beatriz Salazar, Noemi Valle, Griseldina Camilo, Luz Vazquez, Sandra Gonzales

Artists are available for interview, images available at: http://www.mayworks.ca/gallery.html

SOURCE Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW)

For further information: For further information: Matthew Adams, Publicist, (416) 762-0260, publicity@mayworks.ca

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