September, 2010:

Carmen Rosen talks about this year’s Moon Festival

Moon Festival 2010 from stillmoon on Vimeo.

We are getting ready for the moon festival!

We’ve been having a great time getting ready for the Moon Festival. The Performance Intensive camp and Renfrew Community Performance band camp finished training local youth a couple of weeks ago and now we are into rehearsals for the Moon Festival finale. Great work is comming from Brad Muirhead and the musicians, Isabelle Kirouac, Ariel Amara, Isaac Rosen Purcell, Jennifer Norquist and our amazing crew of youth stilt dancers and poi spinners. The Renfrew-Collingwood seniors have started making floating lotus blossom lanterns for the wading pool and the Windermere leadership classes are making water drop, jellyfish, and star lanterns for the streamside installations. More moonfest info.

Monday September 13th the public lantern workshops begin. Drop by Renfrew Community Centre and make a lantern! Yoko Tomitia is there Monday – Friday from 4-8pm to help you out.

Check out the photos!

Moon Festival coming soon!

We are less than a month away from the Moon Festival and it’s getting very exciting!

Next week we will be making lanterns with Renfrew-Collingwood Seniors, and the grade 8 and 9 leadership students at Windermere. On Friday is our first rehearsal for the finale with youth who recently completed the Performance Intensive camp and community members who want to join in

Rehearsals are Fridays 4- 7pm at Windermere High school drama room, Sept 10, 17, 24. There is also an extra rehearsal with the band on Thursday Sept 23rd at Renfrew Park from 4-7pm

September 13th the public lantern workshops start with artist Yoko Tomita – Renfrew Community Centre room 208, 4-8pm Mon – Friday Sept 13 – 24

Come and get involved