In the Soil Multi (p)Arts Festival 2021
Part One – Downtown St. Catharines – August 27-29, 2021
Join us on the streets, in the parks, and throughout the many nooks and alleyways of downtown St. Catharines for a weekend of live performances, art installations, pop-ups and more from Friday 27 – Sunday 29 August 2021.
With each artist and event responding to the theme of Lost/Found, there will be something to find for everyone! We look forward to offering you a jam-packed weekend with multiple performances and installations.
All events have been designed for safe, limited and physically distanced audience experiences throughout outdoor locations in downtown St. Catharines.
Here is a sneak peak of what you can expect:
- a special music performance from Alex Ring by Burgoyne Bridge
- a shadow puppet play in a bookstore window from Passing Through Theatre
- a comedy improv set inspired by lost and found items by Improv Niagara
- a one-to-one interactive experience from Cole Lewis that explores the history of “Instaworthy” photography
- a site-adaptive aerial performance on a ladder from Femmes du Feu Creations
- a transient auditory experience from Peacenik (Jesse Frank Matthews and Scott Brailey) accompanied by a psychedelic lighting installation by Dylin North
- Rob Feetham and Edwin Conroy of Tasty Sandwich throwing down a hilarious comedy show in a downtown backyard
- ongoing installations from Tasha Ewasiuk, Mori McCrae, Alexa Fraser and Joanne Ring
- a sound/healing meditation led by Eve Atoms
- a musical journey from Maja Bannerman and Rusty McCarthy
- a made-for-ITS sunset video set by Peninsula recorded in Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
- an opportunity “to find what you need and just be” at Tammy McLeod-Casey’s Sage Scripts experience
- OPIRG Brock’s Free Store
- live music on the streets – including a special performance from 2021 Juno Award winning artist Sammy Jackson
- AND MORE!
This weekend activation in downtown St. Catharines is just the beginning. Stay tuned for more announcements and a full list of events through September 2021. Event ticket prices will range from Free to $50 for an all-access Festival Pass.
Festival Passes and our full festival schedule will be available on July 30, 2021. Get ready for a a chance to to find each other again while we get lost in incredible new stories, music, interactive events, installations and more!