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Saltfest is a two-day mini-festival of the performance arts July 13-14, 2019. The festival takes place on the grounds of Mahon Hall in Ganges, in a tent on the north side of the hall.

Think Artcraft, only for performers. And much smaller, and for one weekend only, and in a tent!

The ten acts in this year's festival range from standup and storytelling to drama, poetry, and dance. For full information see the festival website: http://www.saltfest.ca.

Admission is by donation with all donations going directly to the performers.

Saltfest is presented with support from the Salt Spring Arts Council, Grants & Awards.

Saturday, July 13

1:30pm - Rainbow Soul Food: Heart Opening Poetry from space.

2:15pm - In this "mock" trial exploring family dynamics, homophobia, sexism, feminism and the complexities of living radically different from one's biological family, a disembodied voice interrogates playwright Wendy Judith Cutler's brother (himself a lawyer) after his death. With Kevin Wilkie and Lisa Dahling.

3:00pm - Ella and Billie: A tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday with Hannah Brown and Suzie Gay.

3:45pm - Growing Up in Ireland: Stories and poems in Gaelic and English with Harry Warner.

Sunday, July 14

11:15am - StraightUp StandUp: Not. A. Sunday Service (with maybe a little lying down), with lolly b.

12:00pm - william brown vs B.R.E.T.T. strange. forbidden. experiments. william brown is a pendulum having a human experience.

12:45pm - Let Me Call My Wild Cry: Spoken word poetry from her new chapbook plus newer work by Taryn Muldoon.

1:30pm - Your Seance In Verse.com, where the dead speak in rhymes! Come raise your spirits with Nedjo Rogers

2:15pm - BADDIE ONE SHOE: Award winning writer Natalie Meisner performs spoken word poetry from BADDIE ONE SHOE, her forthcoming book (Frontenac House, November 2019).

3:00pm - Dancestors: Poetry interspersed and emphasized with belly dancing with the theme "a brown woman's experience." With Shamana Ali.


In a tent beside Mahon Hall 114 Rainbow Road Salt Spring Island V8K 2V5 Canada
Saturday July 13, 2019
Sunday July 14, 2019

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