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ROM After Dark: Sisterhood
Follow your passion and embark on a journey of discovery celebrating the power of women. #IWD2020
✨ Don’t miss the spectacular designs by Sage Paul, an award-winning artist, designer and recognized leader of Indigenous fashion and textiles. Or the live hoop dance featuring Lisa Odjig, who is the first woman in history to win the title of World Champion Hoop Dancer.
🎤 Catch Manifest Destiny's Child, a collective of Indigenous women sharing their humble and humorous perspectives of getting by in a colonial world.
🌺 Meet renowned botanist and exhibition curator Deb Metsger and explore an era of European botanical discovery and its cultural connections in Florals: Desire and Design.
🥁 Catch KOREA TOWN ACID in Currelly Gallery, along with a live set by RAW Raging Asian Women Taiko Drummers, an arts collective of East and Southeast Asian Taiko Drummers.
🎶 Enjoy a performance from fire house Femcee Plains Cree artist “The Ra11n” aka Kara Jade, inspired by artists like Aaliyah, Missy Elliot, and Lil’ Kim.
👀 Feast your eyes on the powerful virtual works of street artist Erica Balon aka EGR.
🎤 Head to the Jazz Lounge in our Mammals Gallery to be serenaded by OKAN, feat. Eliana Curvas, and catch resident DJ John Kong Do Right! Music.
🍽Satisfy your desires with the culinary creations of CORBIN Food & Events.
🍺 Sip Asahi Super Dry, try a unique ROM After Dark cocktail, including “zero-proof” options, or celebrate the classics with local wine and craft cider selections.
A special thanks to our program partner: Andpva, the Association for Native Development in the Performing and Visual Arts.