Community Events

2014 21 Aug
9:00am - 12:00pm

Peoples' Social Forum

August 21-24, 2014
University of Ottawa, 550 Cumberland St,
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5

2014 21 Aug
10:45am
2014 21 Aug
7:00pm

Book Launch: The Winter We Danced, Voices From the Past, the Future, and the Idle No More Movement

Octopus Books and The Kino-nda-niimi Collective presents two launches of The Winter We Danced,  a collection of writing, poetry, lyrics, art and images from the diverse voices that make up the past, present, and future of the Idle No More movement.

2014 22 Aug
9:00am - 10:30am
2014 22 Aug
1:00pm - 2:30pm
2014 22 Aug
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Workshop, Book Launch and Film Screening!

Cinema Politica At the Peoples Social Forum 2014!

2014 22 Aug
11:00am - 12:00pm
2014 22 Aug
2:45pm - 4:45pm

Truth that Wampum Tells - Meet the Author!

Book Signing, Meet the Author of Truth That Wampum Tells

2014 22 Aug
1:00pm - 2:30pm
2014 22 Aug
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Post-Capitalist Futures Workshop and Book Signing!

Workshop
Post-Capitalist Futures
With Richard Swift ; Errol Sharpe ; Cy Gonick ; Andrea Levy and Bob Thomson

2014 11 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Captive Revolution with Nahla Abdo and Nadia Abu-Zahra

Octopus is honoured to present this timely and pertinent book on Palestine in support of Palestinans' on-going struggle for freedom on their homeland .

2014 17 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

To the Cloud: Big Data in a Turbulent World Book Launch with Vincent Mosco

In the wake of revelations about National Security Agency activities—many of which occur “in the cloud”—this book offers both enlightenment and a critical view. Cloud computing and big data are arguably the most significant forces in information technology today.

2014 18 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Mirrors and Mirages, Monia Mazigh in Conversation with Adrian Harewood

In the spirit of Amy Tan’s international bestselling novel The Joy Luck Club, Mirrors and Mirages is an intricately woven, deftly told story that follows the lives of women and their daughters.

2014 23 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Resisting Canada’s Myths of War and Peacekeeping: three book launches with Jessica Squires, Luke Stewart, Sarah Hipworth & Stephen Dale!

Resisting Canada’s Myths of War and Peacekeeping! We are launching three books under this common theme with author Jessica Squires, Luke Stewart, Sarah Hipworth & Stephen Dale!

2014 25 Sep
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Film Screening: Revolutionary Medicine - a Story of the First Garífuna Hospital

In partnership with Cinema Politica, Octopus Books presents "Revolutionary Medicine" a documentary directed by Beth Geglia & Jesse Frees

2014 26 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Drives all Night Book Reading and Musical Performance by Jamie Anderson

7pm
Sept. 26 2014
Raw Sugar Cafe
692 Somerset St W,
Ottawa