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Women From Space Festival

March 8 @ 7:30 pm - March 10 @ 11:00 pm

$30

The Women From Space Festival 2024 is HERE! Bringing the bold, edgy and cyber-punk vibes🤘

This year, they will present 9 performances & 30+ artists over three days on March 8-10

The international acts include saxophonist/composer Matana Roberts, afro-electronica sound-chemist Val Jeanty, electro-vibraphonist Patricia Brennan & DJ Arktureye as well as rising star bassist/composer Mali Obomsawin with her quartet featuring Magdalena Abrego, Allison Burik and Mili Hong.

The 17-piece all-star Women From Space Big Bang! returns with an ambitious project, commissioning 6 Canadian arrangers to reimagine the extraordinary music of Björk. The Big Bang! features some of the most exciting improvisers in Toronto along with trippy visual projections by The Liquid Crystal Display.

The local superstars include Lina Allemano’s BLOOP and two longtime collaborators Germaine Liu & Nicole Rampersaud in a brand new trio with Matana Roberts. Morgan-Paige will bring an immersive sound and visual projection experience and Grace Scheele will present her magical solo harp+electronics project. A special WfS curated improvising group will connect flutist Anh Phung, synth artist chiquitamagic and soundmaker Emjay Wright.

They will team up with the Toronto Dance Theatre to co-present movement artist Nickeshia Garrick in an improvised encounter with percussionist, turntablist Val Jeanty.

Details

Start:
March 8 @ 7:30 pm
End:
March 10 @ 11:00 pm
Cost:
$30
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Website:
https://www.womenfromspace.com/store/p6/Women_From_Space_-_Early_Bird_Festival_Pass.html

Venue

918 Bathurst: Culture, Arts, Media & Education
918 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M5R 3G5 Canada
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Phone
(416) 538–0868
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