Dream Big: Baawating Arts Festival

The Baawating Arts Festival is presented by the Northern Indigenous Artist Alliance, as part of Dream Big 2019. We would like to thank the Ontario Arts Council for their support. Connect with the Baawating Arts Festival on Facebook

DAY 1: FRIday, September 27th – Eeh jhii Bog mhe be og (baawating gallerY) | 80 MARCH ST.

7:00pm – Art opening featuring Ojibway artist John Laford


DAY 2: Saturday, September 28th – Shingwauk AUDITORIUM | 1520 QUEEN ST. E.

7:00pm – Film screening: ‘Coming Together to Talk’ with filmmaker Ardelle Sagutcheway of Indigenous media arts collective, Biizidun

8:00pm – Comedy night with Kevin Shawanda and local Two-Spirit darling Teddy Syrette


DAY 3 – SUNday, September 29th – 80 MARCH ST. | march street stage

11:00am-4:00pm – Indigenous Arts Market

2:00 pm – Performances featuring poet Ardelle Sagutcheway and musician Melody McKiver

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