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The Wild Nellies

The Wild Nellies

Celebration of Women

April 07, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

The Wild Nellies are delighted to share our creativity along with stories underlying our work and a nod to women who inspire and empower us. We are a growing collective of women creators of music, art, theatre, film, literature, dance (and more).  Each of The Wild Nellies shares a passion for spreading the healing power of creative self-expression to women struggling to find their voice. Each of our events raise awareness and funds for a local charity that supports women fleeing domestic abuse.

This uplifting Celebration of Women will raise awareness and funds for the Women’s Multicultural Resource and Counselling Centre of Durham (WMRCC), an organization that works from integrated feminist, anti-racist and anti-oppression perspectives.

Experience the cathartic creative writing of women supported by WMRCC, and enjoy performances, exhibits and talks by:

BRITTA B … Spoken Word Poet and Arts Educator

SASKIA TOMKINS … Eclectic Musician (Violin/Viola/Cello/Nyckelharpa)

GRETEL BOOSE … Ceramic Sculptor

GEETIKA DANCE COMPANY … Bollywood and Classical Indian Dance

JOAN JOTHI SALDANHA … Artist/Photographer/Sacred Leader/Community Wellness Advocate

CARLA SINCLAIR … Documentary Filmmaker

GWEN TUINMAN … Novelist and Creator of The Wild Nellies

RENÉE SGROI … Brooklin Poetry Society President/Associate Member of League of Canadian Poets

GEORGIA FULLERTON … fine artist, arts-educator and expressive arts therapy practitioner.

WMRCC’s silent auction will feature items ranging from fine art to locally donated goods.  Donations are gratefully accepted.

Free admission. Complimentary refreshments. All are welcome!