Author: Audrey Yap

Audrey is a logician, feminist, martial artist, knitter, and rock climber (in no particular order) happily living on a large Canadian island with her boyfriend and their pack of wild dogs. She is also an Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department at the University of Victoria.
Nepal Earthquake Fundraiser

Nepal Earthquake Fundraiser

‘After Shock’ Drum Workshop: Community Call and Response When: 2 – 4pm on Sunday, May 17th Where: Bert Richman Building at the Gordon Head Rec Centre – 4100 Lambrick Way (off Feltham) Learn to play ‘Hiryu Sandan Gaeshi’ Sending a message of peace, health and hope to the people of Nepal. Suggested Workshop fee: $25 All donations made will…

AGM November 4th

AGM November 4th

2014 Annual General Meeting Date: 5:00 – 8:30pm on Tuesday, November 4th Place: Surrounded by Cedars Child and Family Services Board Room 211, 1497 Admirals Road, Victoria V9A 2P8 Agenda 5pm Welcome AGM Business: Activity and Annual Reports Nomination and Elections for antidote Board of Directors President, Treasurer, Recorder, Indigenous Liaison, Queer Liaison, Gurlz, Sistah,…

Jumble Sale October 18th

Jumble Sale October 18th

Jumble Sale and Fall Blow Out!! Come on everybody!! Where? 548 Cornwall Street (near Fairfeld and Moss) When? Saturday, October 18th 10am – 2pm Great Deals on: Art, craft and screen printing supplies Workshop materials Books Wool, felt and fabric iMac computer and Laptop   Audrey YapAudrey is a logician, feminist, martial artist, knitter, and rock climber…

Rhythms and Stories Dec 1st

Rhythms and Stories Dec 1st

Gurlz, Sistahs, Aunties! Rumble up a storm at antidote’s riffiest, grooviest and loudest Intergenerational event ever! Thanks to the CRD IDEA Grant Project and Saanich Parks and Recreation, we gather to celebrate arts, culture and creativity. Join us to share stories, diverse rhythms, and play, play, play! Sunday, December 1st 10:30am – 1:30pm Bert Richman…

From Janet Rogers: All In/digenous Writers Night
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From Janet Rogers: All In/digenous Writers Night

Please join us in a night of Indigenous Literature on Friday September 13th at The Little Fernwood Hall 1923 Fernwood Road at 7pm. 5 strong Indigenous voices are presented with Standing Nation Drum opening the evening and Indigenous inspired dance beats to close. Everyone is welcome! Please see the poster and information sheet attached. See…

Minutes from our AGM
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Minutes from our AGM

Hi everyone, Our AGM last week was a success, and we’re pleased to announce our Board of Directors: President: Andrea Monteiro Treasurer: Gayle Nye Secretary: Audrey Yap Indigenous Liaison: Janet Rogers Members-at-Large: Jo-Anne Lee We still have space on our Board for other Members at Large. Please get in touch with us () if you’re…

AGM August 21st
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AGM August 21st

Hi everyone! Our rescheduled AGM will be held on Wednesday, August 21st from 5:30-730pm at the Victoria West Community Centre.  We would love to see you there.  Attached to this post is the official notice as well as a nomination form, for any of you who might be interested in joining our board of directors….

Meet & Greet & AGM

Meet & Greet & AGM

Hi everyone! We’re having an antidote meet & greet on Sunday, June 16th from 11:00-12:30 at the Victoria West Community Centre at 521 Craigflower Road (Fireplace Room). Come, meet some of our current board members, and talk to us about how to get more involved as well as share your thoughts about what you’d like…

Radical Human Ecology

Radical Human Ecology

Hi everyone, Here’s an event that many of you might be interested in attending! Audrey YapAudrey is a logician, feminist, martial artist, knitter, and rock climber (in no particular order) happily living on a large Canadian island with her boyfriend and their pack of wild dogs. She is also an Associate Professor in the Philosophy…

Intergenerational Theatre Workshop March 16th

Intergenerational Theatre Workshop March 16th

Antidote is hosting an intergenerational theatre workshop with Lina de Guevara, a Chilean-born actor, director, teacher, founder of Puente Theatre, and community activist.  She is gifting us with an opportunity to train with her once again. We are also considering starting our own ongoing theatre group! The workshop is Saturday March 16th from 2-5pm at the Victoria…

Girls Action Foundation Report

Girls Action Foundation Report

Hi everyone! Here’s the media release from the Girls Action Foundation with a link to their recent report.   MEDIA ADVISORY For immediate release February 28, 2013 Contact: Elvira Truglia Girls in Canada subject to dating violence, self-harm, low self-esteem, racial discrimination National report shows that while girls are gaining ground in education, challenges remain Montreal…