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BAD GIRLS COLLECTIVE: Read 001
Wed, 26 April 2017, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM EDT
the launch: read 001
We’re inviting you and your book club to join ours in a collective. A super book club we'd like to call Bad Girls Collective.
Our goal is to bring strong women together to share the power of knowledge and inspiration.
wine ( + cheese ) women + words
with special guest Christine Flynn (formery known as @ChefJacquesLaMerde)
7:00 - 7:30 check in + registration
7:30 - 8:30 the read (book talk)
8:30 - 9:30 chats with bad gal Christine Flynn
9:30 - 11:00 mingle + network
RSVP and show up.
Admission ticket includes eats, drinks and a piece of gang gear.
All proceeds go directly to The Stop Community Food Centre (as selected by our guest speaker) http://thestop.org/
book #1: All the Single Ladies, by: Rebecca Traister
The New York Times bestselling investigation into the sexual, economic, and emotional lives of women is "an informative and thought-provoking book for anyone--not just the single ladies (The New York Times Book Review).
In 2009, award-winning journalist Rebecca Traister started All the Single Ladies about the twenty-first century phenomenon of the American single woman. It was the year the proportion of American women who were married dropped below fifty per¢ and the median age of first marriages, which had remained between twenty and twenty-two years old for nearly a century (1890-1980), had risen dramatically to twenty-seven.
But over the course of her vast research and more than a hundred interviews with academics and social scientists and prominent single women, Traister discovered a startling truth: the phenomenon of the single woman in America is not a new one. And historically, when women were given options beyond early heterosexual marriage, the results were massive social change--temperance, abolition, secondary education, and more. Today, only twenty percent of Americans are married by age twenty-nine, compared to nearly sixty percent in 1960.
All the Single Ladies is a remarkable portrait of contemporary American life, through the lens of the unmarried American woman. Covering class, race, sexual orientation, and filled with vivid anecdotes from fascinating contemporary and historical figures, "we're better off reading Rebecca Traister on women, politics, and America than pretty much anyone else" (The Boston Globe).
guest speaker: Christine Flynn
Christine Flynn is currently Executive Chef and Partner of iQ Food Co. in Toronto's financial District. A veteran of the hospitality industry, Christine's cuisine celebrates passion for food and learning. Her pedigree includes a Grand Diploma in Culinary Artistry from the French Culinary Institute in Manhattan, where she graduated with Honours, as well as an Honours diploma from the Academy of Culinary Nutrition. She also completed an Honours Degree in History, with a Minor in German Language during her Bachelor of Arts Degree at Dalhousie University.
In 2015, Christine created the satirical instagram account "Chef Jacques La Merde" which scored over 128k followers in just under a year. Her work has appeared in Bon Appetite, Buzzfeed, Eater, The London Times, Vogue Online, Munchies, HIgh Times and numerous other publications. She has developed content for numerous clients, including Firstborn, Porter, Crispin & Bogusky and Rodale. Christine appeared as a guest judge on Top Chef Season 13.
location: free space
The Creator Class, by Free.
The Creator Class is a membership-based collaboration platform enabling leading creatives and partner companies to come together to produce social, digital, experiential culture together. Creators of all skill levels get involved in projects, promote their works, share stories, participate in events, and connect with like minds. TCC projects have reached millions globally, with recognition from Booooooom, Creativity, Fast Company, Highsnobiety, Hypebeast, It's Nice That, Nowness and Vimeo. Join us at thecreatorclass.com.
gang gear by kotn + rosehound apparel
cheese by cheese boutique
we hope to see you on wed april 26th for our inauguration meeting. bad girls UNITE.