Friday, February 26, 2021

Arts & Culture

The Gitche Namewikwedong Reconciliation Garden Committee has announced that Kathryn Corbiere has been selected to create the sculpture of Nookomis Gitche Name' Kwe - the Grandmother Sturgeon - whose sacred and iconic presence at the Garden will serve as the physical, spiritual, and cultural link to the traditional lands and waters of the Anishinaabeg. The sculpture will be installed at the garden in September. Kathryn Corbiere is an Anishinaabe-kwe from M’Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island. She is a highly respected...
The SweetWater Music Festival is providing a much-needed distraction from lock-downs and the cold winter weather by offering virtual music programming until the end of March. It’s all part of SweetWater Surreal, the multifaceted, multi-platform music experience which began in late August this past year. “We felt it was crucial to provide our patrons, music lovers, and the entire community with music throughout this winter,” explained SweetWater Artistic Director Edwin Huizinga. “It has been a challenging time for all of...

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