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in the heart of Toronto’s Annex

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FAITH

Faith

Worship of God, nurture of one another, and the struggle to be faithful to God’s purposes lie at the centre of our community and our outreach. We affirm that all who seek to live faithfully regardless of ability, age, class, ethnicity, gender, race or sexual orientation are full participants and are urged to take full responsibility in the life, membership and leadership of the church.

JUSTICE

Justice

We seek to be a community of faith that:

  • witnesses publicly as a Christian community
  • takes a stand on issues of social justice, locally and globally
  • deepens our relationship with the arts community, with other faith communities and with our neighbours.

THE ARTS

The Arts

Trinity-St. Paul’s (TSP) Centre for Faith, Justice and the Arts is a vibrant community hub in downtown Toronto that has been serving the local and extended neighbourhood for more than 125 years. Today, we are home to 60 organizations – cultural, educational, religious, recreational, community and social service groups.

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Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 at 12:00pm
Yonge-Dundas SquareSouth-East corner of Yonge & Dundas
Toronto, ON M5B 2R8
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Join us for our 8th Annual Aboriginal History Month Celebration at Yonge & Dundas Square on Wednesday June 28th, 2017!

This year we have an exciting line-up of entertainers, including Amanda Rheaume headlining! As well as, all day Kid’s Arts & Crafts Tent, craft vendors exhibiting and selling their wares and Indigenous agencies showcasing what they are doing in the community.

12:00 Master of Ceremonies Bob Goulais
12:10 Opening
12:20 Honour Song
12:25 NCCT Board President - Lindsey Lickers & Councillor Joe Cressy
12:30 Powwow Dance Performance
1:20 Cliff Cardinal
2:00 Hand Drum Performance by Rosary Spence
2:30 Youth Talent Showcase
3:25 First Nation Communities Read Award Presentation
3:35 First Fire Dancers Youth Dance Performance
4:00 Fashion Show by NativeTalent.Net
5:00 Toronto Métis Jiggers
6:00 Evan Pang
7:00 Amanda Rheaume

Funding Support from Canadian Heritage, Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment & Training, Rogers Communications & City of Toronto

All vendor spots are currently full. Please email bonnie.matthews@ncct.on.ca to be put on the wait list.
Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 at 7:00pm
Trinity-St Paul's United Church and Centre for Faith, Justice and the Arts427 Bloor St West
Toronto, ON M5S 1X7
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TSP continues to offer a monthly Taizé service. These services provide a time for entering into a contemplative space through silence and repetition of simple, beautiful Taizé songs. http://www.taize.fr/en
Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 10:00am
Harbourfront Centre235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
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Living Ritual - International Indigenous Performing Arts Festival takes place July 25-27, 2017 in Tkaronto at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada on the ancestral territory of the Onkwehon:we, Anishaanbe and Huron-Wendat. Kaha:wi Dance Theatre acknowledges the spirits of the ancestors, animals and the land in the Dish with One Spoon Treaty lands and opens a space to honour our interconnectivity and interdependence.

Where: Fleck Dance Theatre
207 Queens Quay West, 3rd Floor, Toronto, ON, Canada

For Festival Registration:
FULL FESTIVAL PASS-$100
DAY PASS-$50
MASTER CLASS - $10/CLASS
Contact: info@kahawidance.org
Phone: 416-923-7373

Evening Performances Only:
July 25, 26, 27 @ 8:00PM - $20/TICKET
Contact Harbourfront Centre Box Office: 416-973-4000
www.harbourfrontcentre.com

Living Ritual hosts 3 day Indigenous platform for artists and delegates from across Turtle Island (Canada, US), Aotearoa (NZ), Australia and elsewhere to dialogue, network and promote global Indigenous performance with a focus on dance and theatre. Privileging Indigenous performance, the festival focuses on work devised from Indigenous methodology and process.

Opening with an Onkwehon:we Edge of the Woods Welcome Ceremony daytime programming includes: Provocation Addresses, panel discussions, Embodied Sharing (Master Classes) and Performative Lectures. Evening public performances include artists and companies who offer a distinctive perspective on Indigenous performance including: Spiderwoman Theater (US)/Aanmitaagzi‘s "Material Witness", Qaggiavuut Nunavut Performing Arts, new work "Kiviuq Returns"; "[MIS]CONCEIVE" by Thomas Kelly (AU); Rosy Simas Dance, "We Wait in the Darkness"; Hawaiki TŪ's, "He KaKano" (TBC) and "NeoIndigenA" by Artistic Director Santee Smith.

Evening Performances:
July 25 @8:00pm - NeoIndigenA & He KaKano (TBC)
July 26 @ 8:00pm - We Wait in the Darkness & Kiviuq Returns
July 27 @ 8:00pm - Material Witness & [MIS]CONCEIVE

Provocations Addresses:
July 25 @ 10:00am-10:50am - Rosy Simas
July 26 @ 10:00am-10:50am - Jerry Longboat
July 27 @ 10:00am-10:50am - Jaime Black

Performative Lectures:
July 25 @ 3:40pm-5:00pm - Taane Mete (TBC)
July 27 @ 3:40pm-5:00pm - Jaime Black

Embodied Sharing: Master Classes
July 25 @ 12:00pm–1:00pm - Hawaiki TŪ - Maori Movement/Haka Theatre (TBC)
July 26 @ 12:00pm–1:00pm - Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory - Greenlandic Mask Dancing
July 27 @ 12:00pm–1:00pm - Muriel Miguel and Penny Couchie - Storyweaving

Panel Discussions:
July 25
Panel #1 @ 2:30-3:30pm - State of the Field - Indigenous Performance
July 26
Panel #2 @ 11:00am-12:00pm - Indigenous Platforms, Voice, Presence
Panel #3 @ 2:00-5:00pm - Indigenous Process (Work Session)
Facilitated by Karyn Recollet & others
July 27
Panel #4 @ 11:00am-12:00pm - Indigenous process & Methodologies
Panel #5 @ 2:00-3:30pm - Indigenous Practices, Writing & Response

Living Ritual is all possible due to the sponsorship of the New Chapter Fund by the Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario 150, Harbourfront Centre, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto Arts Council, and the KM Hunter Foundation.

This is one of the 200 exceptional projects funded through the Canada Council for the Arts’ New Chapter initiative. With this $35M initiative, the Council supports the creation and sharing of the arts in communities across Canada.

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday   9am - 11pm
Sunday                          9am - 10pm
Phone   (416) 922 - 8435 ext. 21
Email   tsp@trinitystpauls.ca

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Tuesday & Thursday   9am - 6pm
Wednesday & Friday   9am - 5pm
Phone   (416) 922 - 8435 ext. 23
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