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Joe Chatsis Cree Hooping Dancer and The Culture Saves Lives Pow Wow Drummers

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Fresh Roots Handmade Pizza and Fresh Pressed Cider

Fresh Roots brought their fresh ingredients and their pizza oven, and we were the lucky ones given the opportunity to create our own pizzas. Yum!!  And that's not all...they also brought in their hand press to crush up fresh fruits and make our own Fresh Pressed Cider from apples and strawberries, and other delicious fruits. This was a great learning experience and refreshing for this hot day! We want to thank Fresh Roots for their participation in the Art Carnivale at Killarney, and success with these delicious options at our event.

Firebelly Dance, and Oncle Hoonki

Wow what amazing performances by Oncle Hoonki and his Legion of Flying Monkeys. They brought all their handmade horns and performed for the Killarney Community. Also lending their skills for learning the pan flute. Even the Firebelly Stilt Walker took a try at the horn.  Thank you Firebelly! The stilt walker was amazingly talented and also doubled as the BollyX performer. She really brought magic to the event. The children swarmed her and there were many photo ops.

VPL Puppetry and Story Time, EartHand, and Crafty Canada

The Art Carnivale was packed with Arts and Crafts for families to enjoy. The Crafty Canada booth, Masquerade Mask making, EartHand fabric rope making, Uncle Hoonki instrument workshop, and VPL Puppetry Story Time were all busy getting crafty!  Thank you to Vancouver Public Library for having three 15 minute Puppetry Storytime shows.  Thank you to the Artists that helped create the Crafty Canada booth and the Board Members who helped to run the craft tables. There was some great trivia for Canada 150+ and engaging craft making. The bunting flags looked nice and colourful on the field too!  hmm where does Quebec go? Some skill testing questions.  Masquerade mask table was in full effect with all the creative kids. They used almost all the masks we cut out!! Great job everyone, thank you for coming to the Art Carnivale at Killarney!  Masks were brightly decorated with jewels and feathers to make Masquerade Masks. On a side note- did you know we used fil

Schedule of Events and Site Map

Click on the image for a larger view.  Please join us this Saturday July 8th outdoors on the field at Killarney Community Centre


Hooping Artist Joe Chatsis lives in Vancouver and is from the Cree First Nations. He does hooping dance to the beat of the Pow Wow drum. John Sam will be his accompaniment at the Killarney Art Carnivale on July 8th, with some Pow Wow singers. This is Joe at the Hastings Community space performing with his hoops as part of #culturesaveslives in the DTES. With his different formations he can do up to 21 hoops! This is quite the accomplishment. He wears hooping regalia and here he is teaching Randi Obenauer. The Killarney Community is looking forward to learning a few moves from Joe. This is Joe performing at the Oppenheimer Park Community space on Powell street. Photos By: Randi Obenauer