EVENTS

See live stream of Robin Wall Kimmerer June 23 presentation at https://www.facebook.com/nolumbekaproject/videos/1240998133102123


THIS SUNDAY, JULY 3

THE ANTENNA CLOUD FARMMUSIC WALK

SUNDAY JULY 3 // 1-8pm

Turners Falls / Great Falls, MA.

All performances are FREE with suggested donation to Nolumbeka Project. (Raindate: July 3)

Join us for the first-ever Antenna Cloud Farm Music Walk: a village-wide festival in Turners Falls showcasing the multi-faceted world of virtuoso percussion and celebrating businesses and public spaces throughout town.

Featuring: Kaoru Watanabe, one of the world’s leading performers of taiko drums and fue (Japanese flute); composer and improviser extraordinaire Matan Rubinstein; innovative solo artist Lily-Rakia Chandler; and The XY Duo, twin-sister marimba virtuosi. PLUS 9 Artist Discovery Listening Stations located throughout town, Musical fun for children at the Unity Park Waterfront District (Nice Snack Parlor), sidewalk sales, and more!!

Co-presented by RiverCulture and Antenna Cloud Farm. Sponsored by Greenfield Cooperative Bank.

Unity Park events hosted by Santo Taco and Nice Snack Parlor.


Saturday, August 6, 10 a.m.. to 7 p.m., Sunday, August 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 9th Annual Pocumtuck Homelands Festival: A Celebration of Native American Art, Music and Cultures, Unity Park, 1st St., Turners Falls. Featuring Indigenous music, drums, dancing, crafts, children’s activities, history talks, storytelling, Eastern Woodlands skills demonstrations, more. Presenting musicians Hawk Henries, Nipmuck flute player, Keith Secola, Ojibwe-American rock musician, and the Kingfisher Singers with traditional Northeastern Native American songs. Storytelling with Abenaki authors/scholars/language teachers Joseph Bruchac, Jesse Bruchac and Marge Bruchac. Drums: Iron River Singers, Wicozani Singers, Black Hawk Singers, Social dancing led by Andre Strongbearheart Gaines, Jr., and Robert Peters. Children’s activities with Dan Shears, Nulhegan-Abenaki artist and historian, . Emcee and Odenong Powwow organizer Justin Beatty . More.  FAMILY FRIENDLY. FREE. FUN. Appealing to all ages and backgrounds. ATTENTION VENDORS: There are only a few spaces left. If you want an application, email nolumbekaproject@gmail.com PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. NO EXCEPTIONS. CRAFT CRITERIA: Multiple items must be created by hand, one at a time. No imports. Craft items should contain natural materials rather than machine made All beads should be glass, bone, stone or wood. No plastic. All books, photographs or artwork should be Native American or American wildlife in subject matter. Organizers reserve the right to remove any items not in compliance with guidelines. MOST VENDOR SPACES HAVE BEEN RESERVED. WE ARE CONSIDERING PROVIDING A NEARBY SPILLOVER SPACE. CONTACT US SOON AT NOLUMBEKAPROJECT@GMAIL.COM.


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