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From the Seat of a Canoe

The Long Take Collective presents From the Seat of a Canoe on the Seine River in Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

SATURDAY OCTOBER 8

Join us for an immersive experimental experience taking place along the banks of the Seine River.

(Rain day October 9th)
 

Seating and showtimes are very limited. Reserve a seat in a canoe.


About the show: Set in a juxtaposition of urban and natural environments, this unique performance features artists along the banks of the Seine River in a multi-disciplinary, immersive piece intended for an audiences paddling by in canoes. Originally inspired by her fascination for warping time and place, and intrigued by the dramatic potential of constantly changing viewpoints in a stunning but awkwardly located natural backdrop, Leigh Anne Parry invited local artists Natasha Torres-Garner, Brenda McLean, Andraea Sartison, Ken Gregory, Ryan Klatt and Anders Swanson to collaborate on the full production of the show this fall. They are joined by almost two dozen dancers, actors and artists in both manipulating and drawing inspiration from the experience of paddling one of Winnipeg’s lesser-known urban waterways. Learn more about the show here or watch the trailer.

Stay tuned to the latest news about the show on Facebook. If you would like to get more involved, there are a few volunteer positions available. If you would like to bring your own canoe, the last showing is reserved for you. Please register here.  

TICKETS:

This experimental sound and performance show will take place on Saturday, October 8th, 2016 between Guay and Humboldt Avenues on the Seine River. The show is around 45 minutes in length but please plan for up to 1.5 hours in order to allow for load in/out, instruction, varying speeds of canoes, and returning to your transportation/start on land if needed.  Click here to learn more about the show, or the history of the show. 

*PLEASE NOTE: There are several different start times AND 2 different starting locations. Please choose your start time when reserving a seat OR canoe AND please arrive approx. 15 min. EARLIER then your start time.

If you choose a seat in a canoe we provide for any of the following start times:
12:00pm, 12:15pm, 12:30pm, 12:45pm, 1:00pm, 1:15pm
then you are starting at Humboldt Ave. at the Seine River travelling downstream (recommended for inexperienced paddlers)

If you choose a seat in a canoe we provide for any of the following start times:
2:00pm, 2:15pm, 2:30pm, 2:45pm, 3:00pm, 3:15pm
then you are starting at Guay Ave. at the Seine River travelling upstream

If you would like to Bring Your Own Canoe please ONLY select any of the following start times:
3:30pm. 3:45pm, 4:00pm, 4:15pm
and you are starting at Guay Ave. at the Seine River travelling upstream