The festival kicks off with music by acoustic rockers Jasper from the Six Nations reserve in Ontario, classic bluesman and actor Gary Farmer from Santa Fe, New Mexico, and electronic DJ/Media collective Skookum Sound System from Vancouver. Admission is $12 for adults 19 and older. Tickets at door. The event runs 8 to 10 p.m. at Logan’s Pub, 1821 Cook St.
The festival will screen a selection of film and video works by aboriginal artists. The event runs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This event is included with regular museum admission.
The highlight of the festival features live performances by four artists: Janet Rogers, Peter Morin, Robin Kruger and Bracken Hanuse Corlett with Skookum Sound System. These artists combine traditional music, spoken word and song with audio and video projections and manipulations. The artists will speak at a panel discussion following the performances. Admission is $20. The event starts at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the museum.
Both events take place in the First People’s Gallery at the Royal B.C. Museum.
See film and video works by aboriginal artists created for and by youth as a part of the museum’s Wonder Sunday family event. The event is included with regular museum admission, and runs from 1 to 3 p.m.
For more information, go to media-net.bc.ca or royalbcmuseum.bc.ca.
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