SHE SAID BOOM: THE STORY OF FIFTH COLUMN

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By Tara Bursey

We have almost reached the end of Woman Abuse Prevention Month, and it’s been heartening to see initiatives and campaigns pop up around town and in cyberspace in observation of it. My friend Leah and I have our own initiative that we’re really excited about happening this Saturday, and we hope that you will attend! All proceeds will go to SACHA to mark this important month, and to honour the important work that they do for the Hamilton community.

Have you heard of Fifth Column? If not, you’re probably not alone. Fifth Column were a multi-disciplinary post-punk group– a group of women from Toronto who formed in 1981. Two members, Caroline Azar and GB Jones, remained a constant until the group disbanded in the 1990s. Continue reading

SACHA BASH for United Way

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The Sexual Assault Centre of Hamilton and Area (SACHA) presents a night of music, laughs and good company, all to raise funds for this year’s United Way Campaign.

When: Wednesday, November 30th – 7pm
Where: This Ain’t Hollywood – 354 James Street North, Hamilton ON
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Music by:
The Astromen
Dan Edmonds + Jason Bhattacharya
Melissa Marches
Sarah Beatty
Gillian Nicola
Jordan Koren
Danielle Beaudin
Billy Moon
and Molly Babin

Tickets available at This Ain’t Hollywood.

7PM // All Ages // $15

All proceeds to support the United Way of Burlington and Greater Hamilton.

For more info contact annie@sacha.ca.