Featuring an exciting mix of artists from all disciplines!
Join us for these two exciting variety shows, each offering a unique smorgasbord of entertainment including music, dance, theatre and film. Both evenings will be followed by a reception with great food and a chance to meet the artists.
Opening Cabaret and Reception – Saturday, September 13, 7 p.m.
Host: Susan Tymofichuk (CTV)
- visual art by MAWA artists Yvette Cenerini & Cheryl Orr-Hood
- The Exchange by Katherine Koller
- Accalia, Tara, Dréa & LunaSol – fusion bellydancers
- Samantha Halas – contortionist
- Melanie Dahling – comedian
- Acquetore: Swan Doll – devised theatre by Devan Gingrich, Megan Sekiya and Brittany Thiessen
- Van Kunder – music
- The Craftastics: Agents for Social Change by Jennie O and Valley Gardens Middle School Grrlz Club – Art Installation in lobby and Trading Card Deck – Developed through the Winnipeg Arts Council’s Community WITH ART Program
- Plus teasers from other FemFest shows
- And for a little pampering MC College will be providing mini-manicures and scalp/hand/arm massages
Closing Cabaret and Reception – Saturday, September 20, 9 p.m.
Host: Kerri Salki (Clear FM)
- visual art by MAWA artists Colleen Leduc & Wendy Sawatzky
- Adi Sara Kreindler – music
- Heather Witherden – comedian
- Black Heart Dance presents Her Sway; Choreographer and Dancer Renée Vandale; Original Music by Tim Church; Costume by Andrea Pelletier
- Teresa-Lee Cooke – prose writing
- Danishka Esterhazy – short film “Fallen”
Opening Cabaret September 14 7pm
Closing Cabaret September 21 9pm