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March 2016 NEWS

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Jarrett Walker Lecture: Abundant Access – Public Transit as an Instrument of Freedom

March 12th 19:30-21:00

Great Places is pleased to present this free public talk and book signing by Jarrett Walker, the internationally acclaimed public transit planner and author. Dr. Walker is author of Human Transit: How Clearer Thinking about Public Transit Can Enrich Our Communities and Our Lives‘. Read more


 SIMPSONAudra Simpson – Reconcilliation and its Discontents: Settler Governance in an Age of Sorrow

March 15th 13:00-14:30

“Reconciliation” has achieved a seemingly unquestioned status in Canada as the good thing that is to usher in the better thing that will be. That “better thing” is a repaired past, a better future, an ethical, and balanced present. Read more


POWER PANEL

Indigenous Feminisms Power Panel – Audra Simpson, Kim TallBear, and Kim Anderson

March 15th 19:00-21:30

Join three of North America’s highest profile Indigenous scholars as they explore the many facets of feminism, Indigeneity, and decolonization. Each will present their understanding of the role of feminism in decolonization and the revitalization of Indigenous peoples. We will also have time for discussion and dialogue on these important issues. Read more


In celebration of International Women’s Day and the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (March 21st) is designated by the United Nation (UN). It’s a day observed all around the world to focus attention on the problems of racism and the need to promote racial harmony.

In celebration, we invite you to read any of the following titles at

20% OFF regular price!

FREEDOM IS AN ACT DISPOSABLE

FIGHT BACK FLIGHT AND ISLANDS OF

MERGING FIRES MILITANT MANSPLAINING

MORE WILL SING NIGHT IN TA-NEHISI

TIM WISE UNSETTLING REVOLUTION

SEX RACE SEPARATE AND ABOUT CANADA

ARGONAUTS ASKING 4 IT CONSENSUALITY


25% OFF 2016 Calendars and Day Planners

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March-2-New-Arrivals

DVD Rentals

We are one of the only video rental businesses still running in Saskatoon, offering over 2500 films and TV shows on DVD and Blu-Ray! We feature the cream of the new release crop; classic and lesser-known drama, action, horror, and comedy; TV series; and a huge selection of eye-opening documentaries.

10-rental cards; 1 month, 3 month, and yearly Unlimited Memberships are available!

MARCH SPECIAL: Get 1 month free unlimited rentals with the purchase of a 3 month unlimited rental plan!


SALE BOOKS

Save us the carbon footprint of shipping them back & come ‘n get ’em for an excellent price. Fresh titles, hot topics, and smokin’ deals. Yay!


The Stand T-shirts & 11th Street Memorabilia

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Limited edition ethically sourced and printed bamboo/cotton blend The Stand T-shirts and Merry Mansion prints by local legend Dave Geary!

Merry Mansion 12″ by 12″ digital print $25.00

Merry Mansion 19″ by 25″ 2-colour silk-screened print $75.00

The Stand T-shirt $25.00

All proceeds from T-shirt sales go directly to The Stand. For more information about The Stand, or it’s co-working and meeting space, visit www.TheStandCentre.ca


Hours:

Mon – Wed  – 10am to 6pm

Thurs – Sat  – 10am to 8pm

Closed Friday March 25th

Contact us if you have any questions

New Books

LaRose
The Nest
Labour of Liberation, A
Zero K
And the Weak Suffer What They Must?
Mexican Hooker #1

New DVDs

Museum Hours
Son of Saul
Star Wars: the Force Awakens
Gloria
The Hateful Eight
Sunshine Superman