Why Your Love of Asian Babes May Be Racist

Alicia Menendez Tonight is a TV show that recently featured an interview with comedian Kristina Wong as well as the head of an online dating service that collected data about users’ racial preferences. Kristina Wong reacted in what may have been the only way possible, given the attempted all-too-serious (or …

Truth Tellers & Trouble Makers

Welcome! This is the inaugural post for the Truth Tellers and Trouble Makers blog…

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 …

Philippines Support and Panama Maru

Hi everyone, This is a forwarded message about a way you can support the local Filipino community, as well as a reminder about an event on Nov 24th. 1. The local Filipino community is organizing support for those devastated by the typhoon. Please help by: Making a donation through the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Radical Human Ecology

Hi everyone, Here’s an event that many of you might be interested in attending!

Free Workshop: Zine Making 101

Hi everyone! You’re invited to Zine Making 101, facilitated by the wonderful Letitia Annamalai and Jadyn Marshall. It will be this coming Friday, March 22nd from 5:30-8pm at the Victoria West Community Centre. All youth are welcome!

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 …

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: *protected email* Girls in Canada subject to dating violence, self-harm, low self-esteem, racial discrimination National report shows that while girls are gaining ground …

Art in Resistance Narratives: Feb 16th

In honour of the Girls Action Foundation National Day of Action, Antidote in collaboration with the Students of Colour Collective would like to invite all self-identified Indigenous girls and women/womyn of colour, to explore the use of art in resistance narratives. Conversation Panel on Resistance in Art Medias with: Janet …

Intergenerational Event: Theatre Workshop II

Antidote is hosting an Intergenerational Theatre Workshop: Part 2 with director, actor and theatre teacher Lina de Guevara! Born in Chile, Lina already had a full theatrical career in 1976 when she moved to Canada. Her personal experience with exile and immigration made her see theatre with new eyes, as …

Intergenerational Event: Theatre Workshop

We are having an Intergenerational Event focusing on Theatre with our facilitator and antidote board member Lina de Guevara. Where: Victoria West Community Centre, 521 Craigflower Road When: Saturday January 12, 2012 from 2 to 5PM Cost: $5 at the door Who: Everyone! This is an invitation to try out …