Unite to ignite the longest, darkest night! Celebrate the solstice community-style in a luminescent lantern-lit procession through Toronto’s historic Kensington Market. See theatrical scenarios, a myriad of performers and giant puppets, and the fiery finale at Alexandra Park just behind Scadding Court (Bathurst and Dundas). It all starts at 6:30 pm on the 21st at Oxford and Augusta (just south of College)!
In collaboration with local community members and performers including host Rosina Kazi of LAL, the Samba Squad, Shadowland Youth Theatre, Native Men’s Residence, Richard Underhill & the Kensington Horns, Maracatu Mar Aberto, Spirit Wind and Eagle Women Singerz, Hand Drummer Isaiah Cada, A-Rhythmics, the Solsticks, alumni from the Centre for Indigenous Theatre, Jenni-Lea & Circle Sing, New Model Circus Army, and many, many more, Red Pepper Spectacle Arts organizes the 25th annual hand-made street celebration to beckon the return of the sun.
In preparation for December 21st event, don’t forget to join us for our annual lantern making workshop happening Saturday, December 13th from 12 pm – 8 pm at the United Steelworkers Hall located at 25 Cecil Street. Open to everyone of all skill levels, Lantern Making is a PAY WHAT YOU CAN activity with a suggested donation of 10 dollars. Materials and instruction provided.
Join us in preparation for the Kensington Market Winter Solstice Parade by attending our annual Lantern Making Workshop, Toronto’s largest public art making event Saturday, December 13th from 12 noon to 8 pm, at the United Steelworkers Hall – 25 Cecil Street!
Create a beautiful, personalized lantern from bamboo and tissue paper to celebrate the return of light on the longest, darkest night and bring it to illuminate the 25th Annual Kensington Market Winter Solstice Parade on Sunday, December 21st, 2014.
This Red Pepper initiative is a creative, fun activity for the entire family and friends of all ages. Absolutely all are welcome to attend. Solstice lantern making is a not-for-profit, pay-what-can workshop. All materials and instruction provided. A suggested donation of $10 helps recover costs for hosting the workshop.
Congrats to ImagineNative Film Festival, all artists, volunteers and everyone who brings ImagineNative to life each year!
The Mexican Community of Toronto invites you to” Celebracion Del Dia De Los Muertos” on Saturday November 1, 2014 4-10 PM at Artscape Wychwood Barns 601 Christie St.
There will be an Aztec Dance Ceremony, Traditional Mexican foods, arts & crafts, music, performance and workshops.
This event is free, please bring a yellow flower for the altar.
Saturday October 4th, 2014 vigil for Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1469168156683383/