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Unplugged

Date: Sunday, September 20, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 3:00 am
Location: Woodland Cultrual Centre
Address: 184 Mohawk Street
City/Province: Brantford, Ontario

The Woodland Cultural Centre is inviting the community out to their first social distanced outdoor concert, showcasing Nationally renowned Indigenous Singer Songwriters from across Turtle Island on September 19, 2020 from 7-10PM.

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.

For further information and tickets please visit our website http://woodlandculturalcentre.ca/unplugged/

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