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Monday, December 15, 2014

Weekly Events

Weekly Events:

Monday December 15, 2014-8pm-FUNdraiser Concert for Thunder Woman Healing Lodge-There’s a great upcoming concert benefiting for Thunder Woman Healing Lodge Research Project on Monday December 15, 2014 at 8:00pm at Lee’s Palace. The feature artists are Digging Roots and we are excited that they will be headlining our fundraiser. The opening acts are Gary LaRocca and J-Rez. Tickets are only $15 available on EventBrite or $20 at the door. Please join us for a night of fabulous Aboriginal musical artists and a worthy cause

This is a fundraising event by the Doctor’s Lions Club of Toronto and the Toronto Aboriginal Social Services Council. There are far too many Aboriginal women incarcerated in this country and far too many federally sentenced Aboriginal women. The Research Project supports the creation of a s.81 Healing Lodge in Toronto or the GTA where Aboriginal women can heal, grow and integrate back into the community. The partners involved are leaders in the Aboriginal community in Toronto, along with health care professionals that believe that the vision can become a reality.

December 18, 2014- Sisters of the Soil Community Feast -We are very excited for our upcoming final Feast! The location will be 246 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Room 702 (beside Tim Hortons on the Bedford side of St. George station).
Join a dinner with the participants and community members who helped make Sisters of the Soil come to life! Email
See you December 18th!

December 18, 2014-8:30pm- BASEMENT REVUE-The Basement Revue breaks tradition to reveal a star-studded fundraiser to raise support for missing and murdered aboriginal women.

On December 18, 2014 at the Opera House in Toronto’s East End, Joseph Boyden, A Tribe Called Red, Jennifer Castle, Lee Maracle, Naomi Klein, Leanne Simpson, Tara Williamson, Shary Boyle, Emily Vey Duke, Cris Derkson, and special guests will come together to celebrate community.

In the Basement Revue’s seven-year history, we have always kept the line-up of these shows a secret, but we’ve decided to break tradition this year given the circumstances and what the objective of this show has become — an opportunity for the Canadian arts community to come together in solidarity and support.

December 21, 2014-FUNDRAISER: 25th Annual Kensington Market Winter Solstice Festival
Help raise funds for the 25th Annual Kensington Market Winter Solstice Festival by going to our fundraising campaign with the link below!

This event beckons the return to light on the eve of the winter solstice, every December 21st. On this longest night thousands of decorated revelers take part, with hand-made emblematic lanterns, encountering on route, tented-theatrical scenarios of shadow play, rooftop masking antics, roving giant puppets and stilted dancers with eclectic musical accompaniment. All are illuminated by the glow of fire breathers, spinners and Fire Finale in Alexandra Park.

Are you unable to attend the event but would still love to be involved? You can help by donating to our fundraising efforts or by purchasing a hand-made/ hand-printed item!

For Sale:
Red Pepper Spectacle Arts T-shirts (small or large logo placement) - $20
Festival T-shirts (large logo, middle placement) - $20
Hand-made Lanterns (various designs) - $10

Items are available for pick-up at Red Pepper Spectacle Arts in Kensington Market or a shipping cost can be added and items can be mailed. Cash or email money transfers accepted.

For more information or for other ways to get involved please contact:

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