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April 2010 Blog Posts (20)

Featured Readers at Tree Reading Series, May 11, 2010



Kevin Connolly is a poet, editor, and arts journalist. His first collection of…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on April 30, 2010 at 8:04pm — No Comments

نحو مؤتمر بال فلسطيني (32). بالتعاون مع صحيفة باريس القدس

ترجمة الفصل الخاص

بمفاوضات طابة…

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Added by Prof. Afnan El Qasem on April 30, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

مناشدة من الطفل يوسف من غزة



الطفل يوسف محمد أبو شوارب يبلغ من العمر 9 سنوات فقد ساقيه وذراعيه نتيجة لمرض أصابه وهو مرض التهاب السحايا بدا المرض يهاجم جسمه حتى وصل إلى أطرافه فبدا يظهر التهابات وتأكل في الأطراف السفلية والعلوية فحينها توجه الأهل للمستشفى ولكن كانت النتيجة صعبة و نتيجة للحصار لم يستطع يوسف السفر للخارج حتى يتعالج بسبب إغلاق المعابر جمعية الأرض الخضراء…

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Added by OIPWHR-M.T. on April 27, 2010 at 8:28am — No Comments

Terry O'Reilly & Mike Tennant - The Age of Persuasion

Terry O'Reilly & Mike Tennant - The Age of Persuasion

The ad men behind CBC Radio’s The Age of Persuasion, Terry O'Reilly & Mike Tennant, combine lively social history and years of industry experience to show how the art of persuasion shapes our…
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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on April 26, 2010 at 8:08pm — No Comments

Poetry Cabaret - OIWF By John W. MacDonald's

POETRY CABARET: HOUSE OF ANANSI POETRY BASH

Michael Lista, Suzanne Buffam and Steven Heighton

Hosted by Ken Babstock

Mayfair Theatre, 1074 Bank Street



We continue our evening of great poetry with the launch of Michael Lista’s Bloom, Suzanne Buffam’s The Irrationalist and Steven Heighton’s Patient Frame. Anansi’s former poetry editor Ken Babstock hosts the celebration.


rob mclennan…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on April 25, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

REVANCHE: An extraordinary film, mythic in feeling ... From its first moments, there's no turning away from this movie."

REVANCHE



dir. Götz Spielman

Austria

121 minutes

English Subtitles…
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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on April 22, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

3rd ANNUAL GERMAN LANGUAGE FILM FESTIVAL: HAPPY NEW YEAR dir. Christoph Schaub

Canadian Film Institute Represents!

dir. Christoph Schaub

Switzerland

89 minutes

English Subtitles…
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Added by OIPWHR-M.T. on April 20, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

Canadian Film Institute : SAW VIDEO PRESENTS: THE FILMS OF ARTUR ZMIJEWSKI

dir. ARTUR ZMIJEWSKI

Poland

Special Presentations

Auditorium, Library and Archives Canada

Wednesday, April 21st

8:00 pm

Artur Żmijewski is a radical Polish…
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Added by OIPWHR-M.T. on April 20, 2010 at 8:56am — No Comments

Occident: 14

Nous allons dans la nuit de Paris

Dans le feu noir de mon amour

Nous égarons nos âmes de maudits

Pour adoucir nos peines du jour

Nous vivons le déclin de Marie

Une pervertie qui protège nos rêves doux

Nous semons nos désirs inassouvis

Pour récolter la…

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Added by Prof. Afnan El Qasem on April 19, 2010 at 7:06pm — No Comments

China quake death toll rises to 1,700

A man moves wood in an area where houses were flattened in Jiegu.

A man moves wood in an area where houses were flattened in Jiegu. (Alexander F. Yuan/Associated Press



Chinese President Hu Jintao flew to a remote Tibetan region of western China on Sunday to meet with earthquake

Hu cut short an official trip to South America to deal with the aftermath of…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on April 18, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Ottawa International Writers Festival, 2010 SPRING EDITION, APRIL 22-27

OTTAWA'S FESTIVAL OF IDEAS SINCE 1997

Spring is on the way and the Festival has found a new main venue:…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on April 17, 2010 at 9:26am — No Comments

Ottawa Street Meters on Borrowed Time

The city approved a plan in December to replace about 4,000 meters with 600 solar-powered pay and display machines.

The city approved a plan in December to replace about 4,000 meters with 600 solar-powered pay and display machines. (Emily Chung/CBC



Residents and business owners say changes to the city's parking strategy, including the installation of new pay and display parking metres, can't come soon enough.

The city approved a plan in December to replace about 4,000 meters with 600 solar-powered pay and display machines. Six new…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on April 13, 2010 at 11:16am — No Comments

Terry Fox's Marathon of Hope

The night before his right leg was amputated, Terry Fox read about an amputee who ran the New York City Marathon. The article inspired Terry's Marathon of Hope, an incredible cross-Canada run on an artificial leg to raise money for cancer research. Terry was forced to end his run when his cancer returned. He died on June 28, 1981, but his legacy lives on in the annual Terry Fox Run.…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on April 12, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Sudan Hunger Crisis: Starving Children, Families Struggling To Survive



AKOBO, Sudan — Three-day-old Odong Obong lay in the hospital bed, his pencil-thin arms almost motionless and his shriveled, gaunt face resembling that of an…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on April 11, 2010 at 10:31am — No Comments

نحو مؤتمر بال فلسطيني (31). بالتعاون مع صحيفة باريس القدس

ترجمة الفصل الخاص

بمذكرة شرم الشيخ…

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Added by Prof. Afnan El Qasem on April 10, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Our vision is to live in a world where the arts are recognized as essential to the well being and health of everyone

Founded in 2003, Artswell is a registered Canadian charity dedicated to improving the quality of life and well being of individuals living with the effects of age, illness or injury.

Our goal is to empower individuals and communities through creativity by exposure to and engagement in the arts.…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on April 9, 2010 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Ecology Ottawa Update: Policy Patform for a Green, Healthy Ottawa





Ecology Ottawa Update: Policy platform for a green, healthy Ottawa

April 7,…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on April 9, 2010 at 3:16pm — No Comments

Occident: 13

Tu n'existes que dans les miroirs brisés

Le révolté que tu es contre les voleurs de tulipes

L'enfant rebelle l'indocile insurgé

Les montagnes te sont les plus attentives

Lorsque le vent devient ton pire…

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Added by Prof. Afnan El Qasem on April 8, 2010 at 9:47am — 2 Comments

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