Tuesday, September 27, 2016
On October 6th at Graffiti Gallery we will share our high school tour, Shattered, developed with youth who have struggled with mental health issues. This is a unique chance for audiences to experience the play, be part of the interactive nature of the show and contribute to the ongoing dialogue around mental health. The show will start at 7pm with opening remarks from Bonnie Bricker, Director of the Family Navigation Program at the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba.
The preview will also be a chance to raise funds to take the show to schools who cannot afford the cost. For just $10 people can see this important show and support its journey to youth in Manitoba.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
On September 24th at 1pm FemFest guest artist Antonette Rea will be doing a free public reading at Bison Books! Join celebrated trans* woman street poet and activist Antonette Rea as she reads from her collection of works. Rea uses her poetry to draw the scenes of a life lived on the streets of the downtown eastside in Vancouver. Her words are powerful and her personality brings life to every word. She has been performing her work at poetry slams since 2008 and this is a unique chance to hear her in Winnipeg.
The reading will be followed by a Q & A with the poet.
For full details check out the flyer – Antonette Rea Reading
You can also catch Antonette in performances of the frank theatre company’s Miss Understood at the festival.