Celebrating
Ontario Culture Days
since 2019
2022

In partnership with Ontario Culture Days
ARTISITC PROGRAMMING TO BE CONFIRMED SOON!
Friday Sept 23, Sat Sept 24, Sunday Sept 25, 2022
David Crombie Park


STAY TUNED!
 

Caring Conections
2021

In partnership with Ontario Culture Days
Caring Connections: From my heart to yours
FREE workshops & live musical/dance performances
Friday Sept 24 to Sunday Sept 26, 2021
David Crombie Park - Esplanade & George St

 

CREATIVE WORKSHOPS:

Visual artist Saira Ansari guided participants in the creation of a collective fabric collage to be gifted to the Pikangikum community. This is part of a continued community sharing process between residents of the Esplanade, and those in Pikangikum First Nation in Northern Ontario.

 

LIVE MUSIC

Creative workshops were accompanied by live music with amazing artists: Lauren Barnett, Veronica Lee, Tangi Lion, Jerusa Leao, Katy Moonbean and Beny Esguerra.

LIVE DANCE PERFORMANCE

Jamii was delighted to present “Two x 30”, a contemporary dance/live art performance directed by Michael Caldwell.  Two x 30 explores the inextricable link between our collective and unconscious patterns of movement and our environment.

Director: Michael Caldwell 

Sound Designer and Composer: Robbie Grunwald

Creative Collaborators and Performers: Pulga Muchochoma, Roberto Soria, Heidi Strauss

Production and Stage Managers: Helin Gungoren, A.J. Morra

Supported by ShowLoveTo, City of Toronto, Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council, Canada Council for the Arts.

An event in partnership with Ontario Culture Days. Supported by Canada Council for the Arts, and the Government of Ontario

Photos by Jae Yang

I am me. I am mighty.
2019

In partnership with Ontario Culture Days
& Toronto Public Library - St Lawrence Branch
"I am me. I am mighty." was a celebration of culture as a thread that weaves our community together.
FREE workshops & live music
September 2019
Toronto Public Library - St Lawrence Branch

 

Activities included crafting led by May Massijeh; live music by Arlene Paculan and Aline Morales; drawing workshop with Connie Wang; live portraits drawing by Alison Garwood ;and story times by Sharon McMillan, St Lawrence Library and Parent Resources EarlyON CFC staff.