Free // Music // Spiegeltent  

A Cree Cabaret

A lively, world-class cabaret and the opening show in The Famous Spiegeltent

June 14 , 2017

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This general admission show is standing-room with a limited number of seats available (seats will be first-come, first-served, prioritizing persons with accessibility needs).

Tomson Highway is a world-renowned Cree playwright, composer, musician, novelist and language advocate. His best-known works include the plays The Rez Sisters, Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing, The (Post) Mistress, and his best-selling novel, Kiss of the Fur Queen. This program features highlights of Highway's musical canon performed by Highway on piano with vocalist Patricia Cano and Marcus Ali on saxophone. A Cree Cabaret is a lively, world-class cabaret and the opening show in The Famous Spiegeltent.

From 7 pm onwards, David Pecaut Square comes alive as Luminato's opening event Tributaries moves outdoors with a diversity of performances in a four-part program: Roots, Resurgence, Reclamation, and Emancipation.

Photo by Sean Howard.
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