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Wakefield Docs 2016

Wakefield Doc Fest Weekend

MUSIC – What it is! September 16 – 18, 2016 Centre Wakefield La Pêche Four films telling real stories about real people driven by, fed by, nurtured by, sustained by, music. Learn more about the Wakefield Doc ... Read More

Ta Da! Arts Alive Quebec is back with an amazing program in 2016!

Get prepared for an amazing weekend of theatre, dance, music, community art, an expanded outdoor market with a beer and wine tent. We have new performance spaces: a tent, a teepee and - for dance: the hockey rink and the ... Read More

Shakespeare in Wakefield

There will be a whole lot of shaking going on this summer! And we'll start on July 10th with "Twelfth Night" Throughout the last hundred years, Shakespeare has been regarded as being archaic and even impenetrable to quite a few ... Read More

Please contribute to our Summer Theatre Camp bursary fund

2016 is the first year of our Summer Theatre Camp. Over the 7 years of Youth Film Camp we received donations from community members specifically in support of Film Camp. This enabled us to subsidize a number of youth who ... Read More

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This weekend, September 16, 17 and 18th, see four amazing films about music. Four films telling real stories about real people driven by, fed by, nurtured by, sustained by, music. Tickets are $12. Weekend Passes $40. See the trailers and find out more at www.WakefieldDocFest.ca

7 pm Friday: "Song of Lahore”, Pakistani classical musicians, long oppressed by extreme Islamist forces, are invited to New York City to perform, because of their remarkable version of Dave Brubeck’s “Take Five”. Party afterwards, music by Deborah Thomson in the Community Centre lobby.

4 pm Saturday: "Landfill Harmonics": Kids living in a slum built on a landfill in Paraguay perform in an orchestra made of trash, The Recycled Orchestra. A beautiful story about the transformative power of music. Speak to Nathan Curry about making instruments.

7 pm Saturday: "I am the Blues": As the camera glides over bayous, we are taken into Mississippi, to the home of the blues and its living legends… sharing stories and sliding their strings to create an authentic and moving tribute to the last of the original blues devils.
Q&A with the film maker, Daniel Cross.

4 pm Sunday: "Sonita": As an Afghani refugee living in Iran without papers, teenager Sonita imagines her ideal parents – Michael Jackson and Rihanna – and dreams of a life other than her own, as a superstar rapper! Q&A about rap with Oliver Koomsatira. Closing party.

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