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May 2020

Why MAYworks? 

May 1May 31

Why we celebrate workers and the labour movement in May >>DOWNLOAD THE PDF PAMPHLET HERE >>PLEASE CONSIDER BUYING A SOLIDARITY PASS CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL PROGRAM OF EVENTS PNG Slides below best viewed on a computer.    

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NFB Playlist & Other Recommended Viewing

May 1May 31

All films available for free on the National Film Board website and CBC Gem >>PLEASE CONSIDER BUYING A SOLIDARITY PASS The National Film Board (NFB) of Canada develops and shares creative productions through a diverse range of mediums. To date, the NFB continues to be a prolific avenue for Canadian multimedia which spans a myriad of subjects. Drawn from NFB’s very own subject tiers which concern advertising, media, along with means and modes of production: the films in this selection…

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Voices From the Pandemic: COVID-19 & Work

May 1May 31

Ongoing as of May 1st at www.mayworkshalifax.ca >>PLEASE CONSIDER BUYING A SOLIDARITY PASS CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL PROGRAM OF EVENTS COVID-19 has changed how we work, where we work and even if we work. Here are the personal experiences of workers during the pandemic as illustrated through words, photographs, art, and video interviews. This exhibit will expand throughout the month. What’s your story? We are continuing to collect stories, photographs and artwork showing how COVID-19 has changed the working…

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Test Their Logik: “See”

May 1 | 1:00 amMay 31 | 11:59 pm

Album Release STREAM OR DOWNLOAD IT NOW at testtheirlogik.bandcamp.com >>PLEASE CONSIDER BUYING A SOLIDARITY PASS Test Their Logik is releasing their long-awaited third album "See" this May Day.  With subject matter bouncing between dystopian and utopian visions of what our future could look like, it is well-timed for the era of uncertainty we find ourselves in. Sonically diverse, the album defies sub-genres by blending more traditional hip-hop beats with elements of Trap, Folk, Electronic, and other diverse sounds.  With political…

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Hip Hop Vs. Capitalism: A Digital Mixtape

May 8May 31

Presented in partnership with Rhymethink and Sipset Stream or download it at rhymethink.bandcamp.com >>PLEASE CONSIDER BUYING A SOLIDARITY PASS Check out this exclusive online hip-hop mixtape featuring songs with a political bent created by artists from Halifax and across Canada.  Featuring Lee Reed, Ghettosocks, Unknown Mizery, Tachichi, Test Their Logik, Aquakultre, Mother Tareka, Nilla, Party Brass, Aquasocks, Praxis Life, Ceeb Dread, and more. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL PROGRAM OF EVENTS

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Vista 20

May 15May 31

Created by Zuppa Theatre Co. and James Tyson with Andrew Burke >>ACCESS the APP Here >>PLEASE CONSIDER BUYING A SOLIDARITY PASS Vista is a walking tour that can be done anywhere: on the spot, in circles around an apartment, or on the streets in your neighbourhood. It sets out to ask big questions without losing track of the day-to-day realities faced by workers in the field of public health. What is health? How do populations and communities stay healthy? Can…

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Behind the Queens: from the creators of Broadway BoyZ

May 15May 31

By DaPoPo Theatre 2 Part Podcast released on May 15 & MAy 22 >>PLEASE CONSIDER BUYING A SOLIDARITY PASS From their homes the creators, and stars of the new musical revue Broadway BoyZ - presented by DaPoPo Theatre for the 2019 Halifax Fringe Festival - share two exclusive broadcasts for Mayworks K’jipuktuk/Halifax Festival's Digital Edition. Creators Garry Williams, Patrick Maubert, and Forbes MacQuarrie, are joined by creative team Zach Faye and Quincy Russell. Together, they will offer a glimpse into…

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Walking Gottingen

May 29May 31

By Jayde Tynes & Francella Fiallos Downloadable as of May 29th >>PLEASE CONSIDER BUYING A SOLIDARITY PASS CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL PROGRAM OF EVENTS Walking Gottingen is a soundwalk production that, with community consultation, has gathered and creatively showcased diverse stories of people who have made a community truly what it is. Walking Gottingen uses storytelling and natural sounds to provide a completely immersive experience for listeners as they walk down Gottingen Street in Halifax’s North End. Listeners have…

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