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May 2020

Vista 20

May 15, 2020May 31, 2020

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 15, 2020May 31, 2020

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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Reel Justice

May 19, 2020 | 6:00 pm11:30 pm

>>PLEASE CONSIDER BUYING A SOLIDARITY PASS CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL FESTIVAL PROGRAM OF EVENTS The films in this program range from the distressing to the uplifting, but they all explore the pain and destructiveness of isolation, and the need for economic, cultural, and spiritual community. They urge us to acknowledge the very real divisions in our society, to lend a helping hand, even if it’s a virtual one, and to value the connections and coalitions that sustain us. The…

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Walking Gottingen

May 30, 2020June 1, 2020

By Jayde Tynes & Francella Fiallos >>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 the opportunity to hear stories…

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June 2020

Made In Bangladesh

June 5, 2020June 18, 2020 | $9.99

We're partnering with Carbon Arc Cinema to present an online screening of Made in Bangladesh, available until June 18. Made In Bangladesh Shimu, 23, works in a clothing factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Faced with difficult conditions at work, she decides to start a union with her co-workers. Despite threats and disapproval Shimu is determined to go on. Walls of resistance arise when a woman attempts to protect her garment factory co-workers from harm, in this piercing indictment of exploitative labour…

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Black Impact In Nova Scotia

June 8, 2020July 15, 2020

For as long as there has been violence against Black lives, there has also been inspiring resistance. Those standing up to oppression today stand on the shoulders of the many who fought before them. In honour of those whose work we carry on and as a reminder of the difficult but achievable path to victory, Mayworks K'jipuktuk/Halifax is highlighting all the Black trailblazers and organizers featured in our three series of Social Justice Trading Cards. Additionally, all revenue from sales…

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September 2020

Labour Day 2020: Aquakultre, Deirdre Lee, Beehive Collective & Zuppa Theatre Co.

September 7, 2020 | Free

Online CONCERT & content released on September 7th Check back here at www.mayworkshalifax.ca, on Youtube,  Facebook  and Instagram for direct links to the video broadcasts and tour app. Presented by the Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council In association with Mayworks Kjipuktuk/Halifax Program Schedule Bios further below 10:00 AM - Labour7 by Zuppa Theatre Co. Release of a new app guided walking tour developed by Zuppa Theatre Co. - the makers of Vista 20 >> DOWNLOAD LABOUR7 NOW 11:00 AM -…

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October 2020

2021 Festival Call for Submissions

October 1, 2020

Mayworks Kjipuktuk/Halifax is a multi-disciplinary arts festival which aims to help build a society that celebrates the history and struggles of the working people of Nova Scotia. The annual festival serves as an extended celebration of International Workers' Day - known also as May Day - and seeks to feature works that speak to struggles for justice across communities and generations. The festival's interest reaches beyond art that relates directly to labour, work or the workplace, and includes art that…

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November 2020

Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLIFF)

November 4, 2020 | 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Join Mayworks Kjipuktuk/Halifax for OUR #CLiFF2020 screening! FREE to attend, but you must register in advance here: The Canadian Labour International Film Festival tells the stories of workers through films curated from across the globe. Every month of November, satellite screenings are offered in theatres and union halls throughout the country - and for the first time this year, online! Mayworks Kjipuktuk/Halifax has been a proud presented of CLIFF in Halifax since 2016. Q&A - 8:30pm The film program will…

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February 2021

Call for Rural Artists in Mi’kma’ki

February 5

CALL FOR RURAL ARTISTS IN MI'KMA'KI Submit your application by midnight on Friday, February 5th, 2021. Artists will be notified by Friday, February 19th, 2021. Exhibition duration: May 1st-30th, 2021 with artist panel to-be-scheduled during this timeframe. Mayworks Kjiputuk/Halifax and the Khyber Centre for the Arts are pairing up to present a multidisciplinary group exhibition and artist panel in tandem with this year’s festival, over May 2021. This will take place at the Khyber (1880 Hollis St, see map +…

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