SPECIAL EVENING OF ART, MUSIC, DANCE AND COMMUNITY

Body Art Motion Solstice Show, Market & Social 
December 16th, 2022   6pm-11pm
Evergreen Community Spaces in the Grand Oak Ballroom
1709 8 Ave NE #2, Calgary, AB
Doors & Market: 6pm
Performances 7pm
Social, Market & Dancing 8:30-11pm
Private Event: Invitations available through BAM students $20 donation
Email usinfo@bodyartmotion.com

 

WINTER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION
Winter Solstice, darkest day of the year, and the return of the Sun symbolizes the completion of one cycle and the beginning of another. For the past 3 months the Moon has ruled the sky, during which we have created art and explored personal expression through the themes of this time of year: embracing the shadow, inner power, transformation, regeneration, alchemy and magic.  On December 16th, we join with friends and family to share our art, connect and celebrate the change of season.

A portion of event proceeds will be donated to Awo Taan Healing Lodge Society and Women’s Emergency Shelter who organize our local MMIWG2S Sisters in Spirit Vigils. The name Awo Taan means “shield” in the Blackfoot language.  The shelter embodies a protective shield for women and children fleeing family violence.

Supporting local artists: Our holiday market presents some of the greatest talent form our community. So many beautiful, unique treasures! And 100% of sales go back to the independent artists. 

 
"As much as it might scare us, we long to express our soul’s beauty and purpose in the world and we need to feel supported enough to do so. If we’re not welcomed, invited and appreciated, we may withdraw. If embraced, encouraged and given permission, we unlock our hidden treasures."

Karen Andes

LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

We acknowledge the land on which we work from, where the Bow River meets the Elbow River, with the traditional Blackfoot name of “Moh’kins’tsis”, which we now know as the City of Calgary. This is the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (comprising the Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai First Nations).  Other Nations who are a part of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta also call this place home, which includes the Tsuut’ina First Nation, and the Stoney Nakoda (including the Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley First Nations).  This territory is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III. Finally, we acknowledge all Nations, Indigenous and non, who live, work and play, as well as help steward this land, honour and celebrate this territory.
Sourced: Awotaan & City of Calgary

LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

We acknowledge the land on which we work from, where the Bow River meets the Elbow River, with the traditional Blackfoot name of “Moh’kins’tsis”, which we now know as the City of Calgary. This is the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (comprising the Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai First Nations).  Other Nations who are a part of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta also call this place home, which includes the Tsuut’ina First Nation, and the Stoney Nakoda (including the Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley First Nations).  This territory is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III. Finally, we acknowledge all Nations, Indigenous and non, who live, work and play, as well as help steward this land, honour and celebrate this territory.
Sourced: Awotaan & City of Calgary