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Don't miss Moonlodge (Premieres April 21)
Moonlodge, Margo Kane.
Hope, healing, and hitchhiking. Taken from her family by the government, Agnes grew up away from the support of her community. Unable to change her past, Agnes follows the voice inside her, journeying across America to where the women gather, helping her find herself, her history, and her family. An inspiring story of self-determination, and the colonial tragedies that shape our society today. Read the Programme.
Audiences enjoy unlimited access to the audio drama from the premiere date until June 30, 2021. You will receive an email on April 21 with a link to log into your account and listen to an embedded audio file through your computer or device. To purchase a Passport Subscription and enjoy all eight productions, CLICK HERE.
Complimentary access for Front Line Workers and members of our Free 25 and Under program sponsored by Sun Life.
COMING SOON: CBC IDEAS - CANADA indepth Podcast (Premieres April 21)
IDEAS is a deep-dive into contemporary thought and intellectual history. Using Moonlodge as a launching-off point, Host Nahlah Ayed sits down with artists to discuss the cultural context to understand this Canadian drama, and what it might have to say to our contemporary social context. FREE
EXTEND YOUR STAY
free indigenous culinary class
In partnership with Toronto Life Insider, to celebrate the premiere of our audio drama Moonlodge, we are thrilled to offer an exclusive online cooking class, April 20, 5:00 PM, hosted by Chef Joseph Shawana, professor at Centennial College and Chair of Indigenous Culinary of Associated Nations. Free for Soulpepper audiences and TL Insiders, don’t miss this exciting and delicious event.
Restaurant Recommendations from Toronto LiFE
Tea n Bannock is a cheery, laid-back eatery dispensing Aboriginal dishes, including buffalo, elk & fry-bread on Gerrard St E.
Keeping in touch, both figuratively and physically, is a challenge during times of isolation; while physical touch – and what we touch – is now a source of fear and anxiety for many. The Dutch phrase “skin hunger” has come to prominence in recent months, encapsulating these feelings.
For the 2020 Festival, TIFA presented Skin Hunger: a new writing commission featuring original works by internationally renowned writers, in reflection on what we’ve all felt and suffered during the COVID-19 crisis. Featured here is Tyler Pennock, a Cree and Métis writer, educator, and community worker living in Toronto, reading his Skin Hunger piece, titled Fire.
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Since 1975, the Textile Museum of Canada has become a repository of cultural heritage with over 13,000 artifacts embracing art, design, and fasion.
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Take a 360 degree tour of the beautiful city of Iqaluit, meet the city's sled dogs, and learn about mapping the Arctic.
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Explore Ottawa's most iconic landmarks in 360 degrees.
This museum, opened in 2014, explores human rights with reference to Canadian and international affairs, promoting respect for others.
The Theatrical Canon - Canada
9 OTHER PLAYS CURATED BY SOULPEPPER ARTISTS AND LOCAL SCHOLARS TO READ AND ENJOY! INQUIRE ABOUT THESE TITLES AT YOUR LOCAL INDEPENDENT BOOKSHOP OR LIBRARY.
Lilies is set in a Quebec prison in 1952. Jean Bilodeau, the local bishop, is brought to the prison to hear the confession of Simon Doucet, a dying inmate. But Doucet in fact has a very different revelation for Bilodeau: he has enlisted his fellow inmates to stage a play set in 1912, when Bilodeau and Doucet were childhood friends.