Cathedral Village Arts Festival Street Fair
Saturday - May 25th, 2013
13th avenue, between Angus and Montague street, and 2100 blocks of Retallack, Robinson, and Garnet Streets
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. RAIN or SHINE!
Thank you to all participants of the Cathedral Village Arts Festival Street Fair. The 2014 Street Fair will be held on Saturday May 24th. Applications will be available on the web site in early January 2014.
Click here for an alphabetical list and map of the street fair vendors
ARTIST AND PERFORMANCE SPOTS ALONG SEVEN CITY BLOCKS!
Over 300 artisans and a variety of performance spots along a seven block stretch of 13th Avenue, The Streetfair showcases the diversity of art; visual art displays, films, artisans working in a variety of mediums showing and selling their wares, performance stages, and buskers to keep you entertained!
Parades, performance stages and Streetfair buskers will delight you for some spare change; remember to let all our talent know you appreciate their efforts.
Important Note: For the safety and ease of everyone, please keep your pets, bikes and skateboards away from the crowds along 13th Avenue and in Holy Rosary Park.
You will not go hungry as there will be lots of food choices! Booths open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. serving up flavours from around the world, and of course, traditional Fair fare: hot dogs, candy floss, fries and those Mini Donuts!
To quench your thirst the Regina Rowing Club will be serving up cold beer in the Beer Tent beside the Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre from noon to 6 p.m. NO MINORS
Where do I find...?
Washrooms: are located on 13th at Retallack, in Holy Rosary Park at Garnet, on 13th at Athol and inside the Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre
Diaper Change Station: Provided by Groovy Mama located at 3206 13th Avenue.
Cash: Closest ATMs are located at TP Neighbourhood Store/Elphinstone at 13th, centrally at Brandees, The Mercury Cafe and Scotia Bank, and beside Slow Pub on Albert St and 13th Ave. (Over 300 artisans and a variety of Busker performances are featured along our seven block stretch of 13th Ave. We have a commitment to Artisans who sell hand-made work. Most operate on a cash basis.)
Beer Tent: Open 1 pm to 6 pm (No Minors) Cold Beer and Hot coffee, West side of the Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre
STREETFAIR PARADE Parade begins at 11:30 on the corner of Angus and 13th Ave, marches down 13th Ave, writers join in at Retallack St and all turn south at Garnet St to open Funville in Holy Rosary Park. Special Parade Guests include: Captain Anarchy, Pile-O-Bones Brass Band, Society for Creative Anachronism, and Mega Munch from the Regina Mascots. To participate in the parade, meet at 11:00am on the sidewalk in front of Co-op Hail Insurance (south side of 13th Ave & Angus Street). Let your imagination fly! Dress in costumes, bring your flags and banners. Show your roots; wear your wings! Parade Marshalls will assist you in lining up.
BIKE VALET: Bring your bike and Bike to Work Regina will be happy to bike valet it for the rest of your time at the Festival - located at 13th Ave & Angus St beside Mysteria.
Living Artworks: Michael Parker, Regina's Living Statue unveils a new performance at Streetfair! Kat Binns and Kristen Smith return as "The Living Pictures" bringing to life a famous painting from history: "Girl Before a Mirror" by Pablo Picasso.
Meet the Artists; Demos and More!Traditions Handcraft - 2714 13 Ave
Make a traditional Ojibwa craft with Kakwa or try a felting project with Sandy Compton, watch Tim Lafontine carve a Haida style sculpture, or Val Moker create an original painting Talk to glass artist Sue Hunchuk, fiber artist Eleanor Podl, water color artist Sharon Eisbrenner and ask them about their work
Art Gallery of Regina - Booth 236
Silk-screen demo with Heather Cline
Funville Activities in the Park - Holy Rosary Park
[11:00 am - 4:00 pm]
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Abbey Playschool hosts "Spread your wings and come fly with us!" Activities for the kids to exercise their creative muscles; the sand and treasure table is back, eagerly awaiting little treasure hunters to dig, explore, and discover.
Bike Aware/Bike Repair
11:00am to 4:00pm
"Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia." ~ H.G. Wells
Ned Bartlett will be teaching bicycle maintenance and repair. Bring your bike and Bike Regina will be happy to bike valet it for the rest of your time at the Festival - located at 13th Ave & Angus St beside Mysteria.
Science Demos by EYES
11:00am to 4:00pm
EYES (Education Youth in Engineering & Science) is a not for profit organization that seeks to spark curiosity and develop lasting interest in science and engineering.
Saskatchewan Science Centre
11:00am to 4:00pm
The Saskatchewan Science Centre invites you to combine art and science in a fun, hands-on way using chromatography and diffusion to make beautiful butterflies!
Ginga Futebol Academy
11:am to 4:00pm
Ginga Futebol Academy helps kids discover their love of the beautiful game, with Mini training sessions at 11 am and 1 pm. Soccer skills station all day long!
Bluebird Studio and Globe Theatre School
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Your imagination will take flight! Come make a pair of wings at Bluebird Studio then soar through the sky to the Globe Theatre School workshop where you will move and flap your wings to the beat with movement, percussion, and drama instructors.
Face painting with Prairie Sky School
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
An independent (K-6) school, nurtures children holistically through nature and the arts, creating a healthy community that fosters the freedom to learn. Visit us for face painting by our creative artists!: www.prairieskyschool.org
S.C.A (medieval combat)
11:00am to 4:00pm
Medieval Displays and Combat with The Society for Creative Anachronism is an international organization dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th-centruy Europe. Members, dressed in Middle Ages/Renaissance clothing, participate in tournaments, royal courts, feasts, dancing, classes, workshops, and more.
Summer Sports School
11:00am to 4:00pm
Summer Sports School's physical activity program (ages 4-12 years) offers a safe, non-competitive environment with emphasis on fun, becoming physically active and learning new skills. Meet the instructors and play some games!
The Regina Flying Club
11:00am to 4:00pm
The Regina Flying Club will promote flying, including flight simulators for entertainment. There will also be draws to win "Discovery Flights" around the city.
Holy Rosary Park Stage - Main Stage in Funville (Holy Rosary Park)
[11:45am to 5:00pm]
11:45am to 12:15pm
Pile O'Bones opens the Funville Stage with a party like Mardi Gras!
Big Brass and funky rhythm gets in the groove with a rock-steady tuba bass, street-beat drumming, greasy guitar tones, and raw harmonies.
12:30pm to 1:10pm
Family entertainer, composer, comedian, and actor. King has performed across Canada for thirty years, and teaches music and song-writing at schools with the Regina school board.
1:15pm to 1:45pm
Regina Conservatory of Performing Arts, Child/Parent string program. Violins performing classic and traditional tunes.
2:00pm to 2:30pm
From Winnipeg, Jay has spent many years entertaining and educating in the field of African drumming. Join him for a fun, interactive presentation sure to get your toes tapping.
Drumming for Growth
2:35pm to 3:00pm
Drumming for Growth are groups of drummers who gather in our community drumming for change in their lives. Their growing skills as drummers are a source of pride and enjoyment.
3:00pm to 3:30pm
¡Cubaneate! Dance offers Cuban salsa classes for adults & children,as well as Zumba fitness classes. Come see what it's all about then try it yourself! They also do private/group classes for bdays, weddings and corporate events. www.cubaneatedance.com
3:40pm to 4:30pm
Veils, drums, flutes, wings! Tribal vibes will play funly world music and spirited Arabic Rhymes, Azura, and Lady Buzzrock will dance with props, each other and maybe even the audience!
CJTR Stage: Located inside the Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre
[12:00pm to 5:00pm]
Karley and Alex
12:00pm to 1:00pm
This violin and guitar duo will stir up the afternoon, performing an exciting set of traditional Celtic tunes with a modern twist that will get your toes tapping and your body dancing!
Burns & Maciag
1:00pm to 2:00pm
An acoustic folk duo from Regina, Jason Burns and Tim Maciag write songs about Canada, the prairies, people, history, and their love of nature.
Tyler Gilbert - singer/songwriter
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Tyler has released three albums on Farmageddon Sound since 2008, and tours across Canada and the U.S. playing shows and festivals.
3:00pm to 4:00pm
With driving rhythms, and infectious hooks, The Fortunate Isles energy is contagious - blending 70s disco punk with modern indie rock.
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Snake River plays songs that are built around ragged Fender guitars and short stories of love, loss and the methods one uses to find comfort in both.
Events at Westminster United Church
[8:30am to 5:00pm]
8:30am to 10:30am
$7 Adult; $4 Children age 5-12; age 4 and under, by donation. (Proceeds for Regina Anti-Poverty Ministry and Carmichael Outreach)
10:00am to 5:00pm
from water colours to pottery and jewelry with artisans: Sharon Eisbrenner, June Hunter, Elaine Andreas, Mary Numirch, Gale Keple, Adrienne Gilgam, Margaret Delainey-, Teresa Moxley, and Pat Krug.
Pipe organist, Valerie Hall, is more commonly heard in recital across the parking lot at Holy Rosary Cathedral. This year, while the interior of Holy Rosary receives a facelift, Valerie has been warming the pipes at Westminster and she'll share some of her favourite selections for this wonderful instrument.
First Nation Dancers - Kendra Bellegarde Age 12 - Jingle Dress Dancer, Quannah Bellegarde-Okanee Age 8 - Traditional Dancer, Willard Okanee - Singer
Kendra and Quannah are Cree from Little Black Bear First Nation. They have been dancing their traditional dances since they were able to walk. Kendra dances jingle dress and Quannah dances boys traditional.
Regina Ladies Choir
This all female community choir under the direction of Christa Eidsness, has just completed its 80th season, with members who are in their first season and their 41st. This group of women loves to sing, laugh, and share the joy of music.
Wascana Rhythm Gymnastics (in the Gym)
Rhythmic Gymnastics is the only Olympic sport which combines the elegance and athleticism of dance and gymnastics through the use of hand held apparatus. Wascana Rhythmic Gymnastics Club is the largest competitive Rhythmic Gymnastics club in Saskatchewan and are proud to call the Cathedral Area home!
A four piece cover band that plays classic rock from the 50s up. Tunes for everyone.
Martin's School of Dance
Celebrating their 60th year of excellence in dance, MartinŐs School has classes in ballet, tap, jazz, acrobatics, hip hop and baton. Alumni of Martin School of Dance can be found passing their skills on to new students throughout Canada.
Big Band and more, 8's Enuff started out as a group of eight who were getting together during the summer months in 1999 for a weekly jam session until the Band-its Community Band practices started up again in the fall. They have grown to 10 members.
Literary Tent - (13th Avenue and Retallack Street)
[11:00am - 4:30pm]
Readings by local authors:
Photo For writers and those who love to write, bring a poem, a book or something to wave at our camera. Then, join the parade as it marches by!
McDonald's To the Edge of the Sea, won the 2011 Saskatchewan Book Award First Book. Anne loves exploring history, place, and play of all sorts.
June grew up in the Cathedral Area through drought, depression, and war; she married, raised seven children and taught school. Now retired, she writes poetry and short fiction.
Jane thanks the Canadian Mental Health Association and Saskatchewan Archives, her sources for PIVOT POINTS: a fragmented history of Mental Health in Saskatchewan.
Randy was born in Thompson, Manitoba and is a member of the Barren Lands (Cree) First Nation. He is the author of two books of poetry, Under the Night Sun and The Gift of the Hawk.
Gidluck's book, Visionaries, Crusaders and Firebrands published by James Lorimer and Company, was short-listed for the non-fiction award by the Saskatchewan Book Awards.
Playwright with over 30 works produced by school, community and professional theatre companies, Laurier's biggest success was The Betrayal (La trahison) in 1995. His most recent play, La grande vague (Making waves), was produced by la Troupe du Jour in Saskatoon and will be published by Les Editions du ble this spring.
McFadzean's poems have appeared in Arc, Fiddlehead, Vallum, and Farwell (JackPine Press 2012). She starts an MFA at the Iowa Writers' Workshop this fall.
Bridget is a sessional lecturer at First Nations University of Canada. Her work has appeared in Spring and Here Not There, an Australian anthology of established and emerging poets. Bridget lives with her son in Regina.
Her admiration of short stories compelled her to write; her debut collection, Violet Quesnel (Thistledown Press, 2012) was shortlisted for a Saskatchewan Book Award.