Margo Kane Awarded with Honorary Doctorate of Letters
We have a Doctor in the house! Congratulations to our own Margo Kane for being awarded with an Honorary Doctorate Degree from the University of Fraser Valley. The ceremony will take place on June 12th at the Abbotsford Center where Margo will give a brief address to the graduates from the College of Arts and other guests.
Moccasins in the Winner's Circle Fundraising Event
Gallop up to our Fundraising Event and join us for horse racing. Win fabulous getaway prizes including a chance to be part of the Victory Presentation to award the winning horse. Event tickets are $35 per person. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit Full Circle's Moccasin Trek: Arts on the Move! program. Purchase your tickets now or learn more about our event.
Bring your favourite, well-worn or most original pair of moccasins to enter our Best Moccasins Competition for your chance to win some great prizes and have a ton of fun!
Only guests of the event get a chance to WIN one of these great prizes for $2 a ticket of 3 for $5. Get details of raffle prizes.
Artist News: Rulan
Land Connections with Rulan Tangen part of the Indian Acts Series. Thursday June 17 - Saturday June 21, 2015
Internationally regarded dance artist and choreographer, Rulan Tangen, from New Mexico, is coming to Coast Salish territories. For three days, Full Circle will host a series of events celebrating the work of this pioneer of Indigenous contemporary dance. Activities include an Artist Talk and video screening, workshops, a masterclass and of course, gathering and feasting. All activities are Pay-What-You-Can. Get event details including schedule, locations and times here.
Looking for Great Talent
If you are an experienced teacher / workshop leader in the Aboriginal Arts, we would like to hear from you! Join us as we take our artistic practices directly into schools and communities throughout the province. Apply here
Do you have a love for the Performing Arts but prefer to be behind the scenes? Join us as a Production Intern, and play a critical role in getting the show up! Full Circle provides hand-on immersive training in all areas of production and arts administration. Find out how to join our team here.
Are you a practicing Aboriginal artist, looking to work in a collaborative manner? The Aboriginal Ensemble Program offers apprenticed based training opportunities for both entry level and experienced artists and provides assistance in the development of personal projects (ie: mentorship, dramaturgical support, studio readings/performances of works in progress etc.). Learn more here.
CURATORS - 2016 TALKING STICK FESTIVAL
If you have an idea for an evening of entertainment, have a good artistic eye, are highly organized and have the experience to pull it all together, apply to become a curator.
ARTISTS - 2016 TALKING STICK FESTIVAL
We're now accepting applications from Aboriginal artists for the 2016 Talking Stick Festival taking place February 16 - 29, 2016. Whether you're an emerging or established professional artist in storytelling, music, theatre, dance, visual arts or film, we want to hear from you.
Submit your bio, photo, past performance by or before Jun 15, 2015.
On the Road: Margo Kane at The Study / The Repast in Ontario
Recently, Margo Kane participated in Repast, a collaboration between
Debahjemujig Storytellers, IPAA and the National Arts Center: English Theatre where participants focused on diverse aspects of the plays, performance styles and history of Indigenous performance
Through this program, Margo spent an inspirational 2 weeks with colleagues in the Indigenous theatre community sharing scripts and stories with playwrights, actors and a vast community from across Canada. Watch videos of this experience.
Call for Submissions - Indigenous Laws and the Arts Collective
We are proud to invite participation in Testify - a project of the Indigenous Laws and the Arts Collective
Testify will create an opportunity for dialogue between artists and legal theorists about Indigenous laws and opportunities for their dynamic and live expression as part of Canadian society.
We welcome submissions from multiple genres including photography, sculpture, painting, playwriting, dance, film, multi-media, digital media, song. Opportunities are open to both established and emerging artists and legal thinkers. For more information or to get an application, email us firstname.lastname@example.org or find us on Facebook "Cedar and Sage Law". Deadline for applications is June 15, 2015.
BC Creative Achievement Awards for First Nations Art
Are you a BC First Nations Artist or would you like to nominate someone for an award? There are five First Nations Arts Awards available and the successful applicants will be awarded $2500 each. The BC Creative Achievement Foundation will be accepting submissions until June 30, 2015.
To be eligible the candidate must be a BC First Nations artist who is working in traditional or contemporary visual arts fields. The art forms include, but not limited to, carving, weaving, beading, jewellery, photography, painting, masks, sculpture, etc. You can apply online or by mailing in a submission form. For more information, go online or by email email@example.com.
Mark Your Calendar!
Talking Stick Festival 2016
February 16 - February 28, 2016
Donors, Sponsors, Volunteers!
Do you want to be involved in 2016? Let us know.
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