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8:00 PM20:00

Tara Williamson Presents: Music You Haven't Heard Yet

I'll play some new stuff, sure. But, it's the guests you should be excited for.
Like the extremely talented Ansley Simpson who's coming in from Toronto. Check out the Soundcloud here:

And the stunning and always surprising Michael Dudeck coming in from Winnipeg/New York/Rome. Check out his website

There will also be highly anticipated appearances by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson and Matt Greco

I'll play some songs too. 

It'll be warm inside. It'll be great. You'll see. Trust me on this one.

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Basement Revue

The Basement Revue breaks tradition to reveal a star-studded fundraiser to raise support for missing and murdered aboriginal women.

On December 18, 2014 at the Opera House in Toronto’s East End, Joseph Boyden, A Tribe Called Red, Jennifer Castle, Lee Maracle, Naomi Klein, Leanne Simpson, Tara Williamson, Shary Boyle, Emily Vey Duke, Cris Derkson, and special guests will come together to celebrate community.

For more info, check out the Facebook link HERE

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6:30 PM18:30

Sisters In Spirit Vigil - Toronto

Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto will once again be hosting Toronto’s "Sisters In Spirit Vigil" at Allan Gardens Park on Saturday, October 4th from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM.

Tara will be one of many featured performers this evening performing unplugged.

Check out the Facebook page: 

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7:00 PM19:00

RMG Fridays - at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery

On the first Friday of the month, join the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in celebrating local talent. The gallery buzzes with live musical performances, interactive art experiences, open gallery spaces, social mingling and more. Suitable for music lovers, youth, families, date nights, and culture-vultures.

RMG Fridays October highlights Culture Counts: The Oshawa Arts, Culture and Heritage Plan. We’ve invited City Council candidates to come and discuss what “Culture Counts” means to them! Local duo Darling and the Fox perform followed by a not-to-be-missed performance by First Nations poet and singer Tara Williamson. This evening also celebrates the opening of Reading the Talk.

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9:00 PM21:00

Red Ride Tour - with Cris Derksen and Kristi Lane Sinclair

With Tara Williamson, Kristi Lane Sinclair, Laura Ortman and Cris Derksen

A collective of Aboriginal musicians will hit the road May 16 taking their showcase
of artists across the country in what is described as an eclectic community of culture.


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6:30 PM18:30

Toronto Launch - The Winter We Danced

Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre - 439 Dundas Street East
Hosted by Wanda Nanibush
6:30-8:30 pm
feat. performances from contributor Tara Williamson and readings from The Kino-nda-niimi Collective (including lead editors Leanne Simpson, Hayden King, Niigaan Sinclair, and Wanda Nanibush)

The Winter We Danced is a vivid collection of writing, poetry, lyrics, art and images from the many diverse voices that make up the past, present, and future of the Idle No More movement. Calling for pathways into healthy, just, equitable and sustainable communities while drawing on a wide-ranging body of narratives, journalism, editorials and creative pieces, this collection consolidates some of the most powerful, creative and insightful moments from the winter we danced and gestures towards next steps in an on-going movement for justice and Indigenous self-determination.

More info about the book can be found here:

Royalties from the sale of this book will be donated to the Native Youth Sexual Health Network.

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7:30 PM19:30

Islands of Decolonial Love by Leanne Simpson - Book Launch

A night celebrating the launch of Leanne Simpson's newest collection of fiction and poetry - Islands of Decolonial Love ( 

Tara will be performing a full set following the reading.

With live musical performances by: Sean Conway, Nick Ferrio, and Tara Williamson

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Lie Low EP Release
9:00 PM21:00

Lie Low EP Release

Check out the Facebook event here

$10 at the door

Special Guests:

Sean P Conway

 & His Shiners

Arthur Renwick

An exciting night celebrating Tara's 1st recording!
Rumour has it there's a full band and baby grand piano. 
Come out! There's sure to be a lot of pretty people and interesting characters!

Tara Williamson on Facebook

Proceeds from the door will be going to
Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle

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