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Monday, June 9, 2014

Weekly Events


June 10, 2014-7pm-10pm- Abundant Bodies Fundraiser Show Extravaganza @ the 519 Church Street Community Centre-PWYC - Suggested 10 to 100$ - No one turned away for lack of funds! All Ages

There will be baked goodies for sale, lots of great performances, and a chance to support abundant/fat people and media making at this years Allied Media Conference!

There will be performances by:
Maria Mete
Maharani Cupcake
Ms. Nookie Galore
Kaleb "Daddy K' Robertson
and many more!

June 11, 2014-5:30pm-8pm- Troubling the Space: Reflecting on Settler-Colonialism-Anishinaabe/ Haudenosaunee/ Missasauga of the New Credit Territories (Factor-Iwentash Faculty of Social Work - 246 Bloor Street W, Toronto, Ontario, This collaborative installation explores concepts of land, settler-colonialism, violence, gender, racism and decolonization and features stills from Nicole Bangloy’s digital storytelling, prepared for the class SWK 4658 - Social Work Practice with Immigrants and Refugees taught by Professor Izumi Sakamoto.

Location: 3rd floor Art Wall, Student Lounge also located on the 3rd floor, for the reception, viewing of Nicole Bangloy’s digital storytelling video, and artist’s talk to follow.

The Exhibit Runs till August 29, 2014

June 12-14, 2014- Maori Dance Show at the Luminato Festival in Toronto @ the MacMillan Theatre. Stones in Her Mouth choreographed by the celebrated Samoan dance artist Lemi Ponifasio and performed by ten Maori women has been rightfully acknowledged as a “brilliant” work by the LA Times.

June 14, 2014- District Red Culinary Studio Spring Tasting & Wine Pairing. A VISIONARY & INTERACTIVE DINING EXPERIENCE featuring Modern Indigenous Cuisine

District Red Culinary Studio- A Private studio in the heart of Six Nations, Grand River Territory

First Nation chef and Top Chef Canada Finalist Rich Francis unveils District Red Culinary Studio, a 3,500 square foot space in the heart of Six Nations, Grand River Territory. Mixing earthy modern elements of wood, marble with sleek touches of stainless steel, the private studio serves as a unique event space, production studio, test kitchen and Francis’ creative outlet.

The modern kitchen is fitted with beautiful
custom cabinets and appliances. His culinary
team prepares Creator driven seasonal tastings right before your eyes as guests become a part of a visionary and interactive Modern Indigenous dining experience.

The Studio capacity accommodates up to 36
Tickets are $100 + 15% Gratuity each ticket sold 75% deposit required.
Set menu, no substitutions, no exceptions
Dress smart casual

Please reserve your tickets by emailing

June 18, 2014-9m-11pm- UNDER THE STARS, Regent Park Film Festival's outdoor screening series, takes place every Wednesday from June 18th - August 20th.

To kick-off the 2nd annual outdoor screening series Under the Stars, Regent Park Film Festival will be co-presenting the film OMAR alongside the Toronto International Film Festival!

OMAR is an Oscar-nominated film about a young Palestinian man who is pressured into working as an informant after he is captured by Israeli authorities.

Director: Hany Abu-Assad
Genre: Drama/Thriller
Running Time: 96 minutes

When: Wednesday June 18th at 9pm.
Where: Outside Daniels Spectrum at 585 Dundas Street East.
Admission: Free!

Popcorn and pop will be sold. All proceeds will go towards keeping the Regent Park Film Festival free and widely accessible.

We encourage audiences to bring their own blankets and warm clothing, as the screening will take place outside.

Please be advised that the film is rated 14A for coarse language and graphic violence and is intended for mature audiences.

Saturday June 21, 2014- Na Me Res Traditional Pow Wow- Honouring Our Elders. Wells Hill Park Grand Entry-12 noon.

Wednesday June 25, 2014- 9pm-FREE outdoor screening of Empire of Dirt! Presented by Regent Park Film Festival @ Daniel Spectrums in Toronto, 585 Dundas S

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