General Strike 1919: Cabaret

LeftStreamed — Recorded in Toronto, 14 May 2019

General Strike 1919: Cabaret

An exciting cabaret evening of music and poetry on the centenary of the Winnipeg General Strike (15 May 1919) celebrates its historical importance and enduring relevance to a diverse range of contemporary struggles.

MC’ed by David McIlwraith. Featuring:

  • Zing Zing Zing - UJPO choir sing "Bread and Roses" and "The Internationale."
  • Afro-Métis Nation - perform selections from their debut CD, "Constitution" with George Elliott Clarke, Shelley Hamilton and Sugar Plum Croxen.
  • Mike Katz and Rick Pearson sing "Union Miners" and "Union Maids."
  • Mohammad Ali - performs songs from his latest album "Labour of Love."

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