Native Earth Performing Arts presents Niimi’iwe: Indigenous Dance Double Bill- its annual three-night Indigenous dance series. Featuring powerful contemporary Indigenous dance works:light breaking broken by Vancouver’s Margaret Grenier and Karen Jamieson, and the world premiere of Brian Solomon’s the NDN way, commissioned by Native Earth Performing Arts.
light breaking broken
Margaret Grenier | Karen Jamieson
Peeling back the layers of the unknown, and forging a path to understanding, light breaking broken is the personal journey of two artists reconnecting with language, culture, and identity. With different cultural perspectives and individual histories, Grenier and Jamieson use their distinct dance styles to push each other’s boundaries and find an opening to the light.
the NDN way
Brian Solomon Electric Moose
In 1974, a budding artist created her first CBC documentary after finding inspiration in the synthesis of the Cree world views by Ron Evans. Inspired by the same original recording of the Cree storyteller, Solomon’s the NDN way re-imagines, remixes and interprets these philosophies about medicine teachings, pipe ceremonies, sweat lodges and death in a highly theatrical, visual art-warp.
Tickets available at www.nativeearth.ca/boxoffice or by calling 416.531.1402
Event Type: Performance
Organiser: Native Earth Performing Arts
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Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Aki Studio Theatre @ Daniels Spectrum
Price: Double Bill Packages are $40 for the two shows. Single Tickets are $25 per show.