A Gathering of Indigenous Artistic Expressions
The Creator Within: A Gathering of Indigenous Artistic Expressions is a time to gather, laugh, learn and share our experiences with the community as Indigenous artists and educators.
The gathering is comprised of professional development, artistic discussion, community workshop and performances.
November 16-22, 2009 (WORKSHOPS ARE $10/PERSON OR FREE FOR MEMBERS)
Monday, November 16 Aritst Workshop in partnership with Toronto District School Board & Red Pepper Spectacle Arts 1-4 pm @ The Loop Cherish Violet Blood & Lisa Marie Cher Big Throat presenting: Blackfoot Shadow Puppetry
Tuesday, November 17 Artist Workshop in partnership with Toronto District School Board & De-ba-jeh-mu-jig Theatre Group 1-4 pm @ Wychwood Gallery Bruce Naokwegijig presenting: Improv Workshop
Wednesday, November 18 Opening Night Feast & Gathering 6-9 @ Wychwood Gallery Opening Blessing/Song presented by Shkinwe win Singers, Host: Dave DeLeary - Featured Artist/Photographer Nadya Kwandibens, Ojibwee(Anishinaabe)/French ancestry
“Portraits of the Urban Indian Experience” A photo-series that explores what it means to be Native in the city… from our perspective
Thursday, November 19 10:00-12:00 @ Wychwood Gallery Bruce Naokwegijig presenting: Stage Combat/Movement Workshop
1:00-3:00 @ Wychwood Gallery Christine Friday-O'Leary presenting: Mental & Physical Preparation for Performance Workshop
7:00-9:00 The Embargo Collective Film Screening in partnership with imagineNATIVE Film & Video Arts Festival
ALL AGES WELCOME = ALCOHOL FREE EVENTS
Friday, November 20 10:00-12:00 @ Wychwood Gallery Nadine St. Louis presenting: Craft & Design Workshop
1:00-3:30 @ Wychowood Gallery Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm presenting: Getting Published Workshop
7:00-9:00 $8.00 Performance in Words & Movement-Outside Looking In Tracee Smith Breaking Free Christine Friday-O’Leary ReGeneration Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm
Saturday, November 21 12:00-4:00 @ Wychwood Gallery Asani presenting: Vocal and Drumming Workshop
7:00-9:00 $8.00 Musical Showcase Finale! Featuring: Veronica Johnny & Jason Burnstick
Sunday, Nobember 22 12:00-5:00 @ Wychwood Gallery Luke Parnell presenting: Cedar Panel Workshop
We hope to see you there!
I just wanted to thank ANDPVA for the opportunity you gave me to showcase my crafts and jewelllery at the Saturday Market. I met some really great people, especially other artists and made some new friends. Keep up the good work! Emilie Corbiere
I just wanted to thank ANDPVA for todays terrific workshop on publishing with Kateri. I learned so much and will put this new information to good use.
Author, artist and storyteller
Mark Tuesday, December 21st 6pm on your social calendar and come to the 21st Annual Kensington Market Festival of Lights to see the SKYWOMAN Shadow Puppet Performance by andpva's Indigenous Youth Leadership Team
andpva opens our Studio 171 doors 8am-noon alongside the Saturday Wychwood Barns Farmer's Market - Join us Dec 11 & 18 in time for holiday shopping!
We are delighted to have
been invited to partner with SLOW FOOD TORONTO and recruit Indigenous
musicians and artists to participate in the SLOW FOOD TORONTO
fundraising event this Friday, December 10th, 2010 6pm-9pm. If you social calendar is not too full, come on out
and join this delicious celebration.
The 7th Annual CIT Variety Showcase will be at the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto, ., on December 10, 2010,
with performances scheduled to start at 7 pm and run through to
9:30pm. The evening is by donation and all are invited to attend.