From August 21 2008 to August 24 2008


Multidisciplinary benefit event

 Event august 21 to august 24, 2008

La Centrale will spill out onto the street again for the Main Maddness sidewalk sale between August 21 and 24. BOOM BAZAAR (arts, crafts and random stuff sale) returns by popular demand.

New on menu is Thursday night’s Greesy Goose public speaking evening, « Make a Game » workshop, and live performances throughout the weekend. Hit the Main to support alternative commerce and soak-up some local talent under the sun and the stars with La Centrale. BOOM BAZAAR : sidewalk sale Thursday & Friday, August 21 & 22: 12 noon – 6pm Saturday & Sunday, August 23 & 24: 12 noon – 5pm - Toutou de ma vie - Sweet grognasse - Vanessa Yanow - myQSL - Lickety Split Zine - « Lesbian Haircuts for everyone » by jj levine and more…! (keep in mind that the presence of the following artisans will vary depending on the day) OTHER ACTIVITIES – performance, intervention and workshop! Thursday August 21 10am - 1pm : Tresser des liens durables Interactive performance by Nathalie Levasseur. 7h30pm: The Greasy Goose Salon presents "Street Meet"! Join four community members as they present lectures and readings based on "street meetings" from cultural interventions to chance encounters, with a few undercover cops in between! With compelling presentations by: Zoe Stronyk (MTL) -- Living for the City: The Fine Art of Civic Intervention Alex Megelas (MTL) -- Mean Streets and Pastel Houses: Considering 21 Jump Street Erick Lyle (SF) -- Selections from "On the Lower Frequencies: A Secret History of the City" Jeff Miller (MTL)-- Leave it to Chance: A Discussion of Random Urban Encounters Friday August 22 6pm : Ciudad Dormitorio/ City Bedroom An Intervention/action/performance by Ximena Donaire, Soledad García, Liz Munsell, Paula Venegas, Constanza Piña, Ana Silva and Javiera Ovalle Saturday August 23 3pm : « Make a Game » workshop hosted by Jenny Lee Craig Bring an open mind and some imagination to a "make a game" workshop, because win or lose - it's how you play that counts! Sunday August 24 2pm : Marche bruitiste Sound intervention on the Main’s noisy environment by Audiotopie. See you this weekend under the rare sun !