Outdoor show in the square for their concert series at noon
Unplugged is a socially distanced concert as part of the Tehonkieron:nions (They are Entertaining) performing art series. This acoustic concert is highlighting the female voices of singer/songwriters: Lacey Hill (Six Nations), Biine Elijah (Oneida), Ila Barker (Manitoba) and Beatrice Deer (Quebec). Due to travel restrictions the performances of Beatrice Deer and Ila Barker will be screened instead of in-person performances. The evening will be hosted by Santee Smith, founding and Managing Artistic Director of Kaha:wi Dance Theatre; Chancellor of McMaster University in Hamiliton; Artist and Guest Speaker. Santee Smith is an internationally recognized leader in the performing arts, a multidisciplinary artist, choreographer and producer from the Kahnyen’kehàka (Mohawk) Nation, Turtle Clan from Six Nations of the Grand River, Ontario. Performances will take place on the front steps of the former Mohawk Institute Residential School and symbolize the resilience of Indigenous culture, creativity and expression. Bring your blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the evening from socially distanced spaces as marked. Advance tickets will be on sale at WoodlandCulturalCentre.ca for $15 each or $25 family ticket and also available at the door the day of the event. Woodland Cultural Centre is excited to be opening back up to the public, however limited tickets will be available to stay within COVID protocols. Buy Tickets Now: https://woodlandculturalcentre.ca/unplugged/
This family friendly event is free.
This festive forum is part of the services and programs that the Center for Immigration in the Region offers to the population of the MRC d'Argenteuil to promote the attraction, settlement and integration of individuals and families immigrant women throughout our territory. This day of festivity allows visitors to discover the cultures of the world through food, dance, music, history and art. Each year, there are more than sixty exhibitors in the impressive merchant lane and nearly fifteen shows are scheduled. In addition to the various activities, a multitude of activities for the whole family are available to you. In short, there's something for everyone.
Beatrice Deer performs solo at this Indigenous power-packed festival.
To watch this weekend long virtual festival, go to https://www.facebook.com/theTKMF/
Beatrice will be at the 4th annual book fair for her first story book "The Fox Wife. (This is not a concert)
Facebook event page https://www.facebook.com/events/1271034103083341/
Sur le thème des femmes autochtones disparues, le concert Ishkueu (signifie femmes en innu) nous plonge dans l’univers musical de quatre femmes (Ishkueu) issues de différentes Nations qui chantent dans leurs langues respectives. Avec Kathia Rock, (Innue) tambour et direction artistique, Laura Niquay, (Atikamekw), guitare, Andrée Lévesque (Wendate) et Beatrice Deer (Inuk). Sous la direction musicale de Louise Poirier, les artistes se racontent sur des rythmes folk, pop et rock.