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Tanya Tagaq presents ‘Nanook of the North’

This event took place on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 7:00pm

After her recent Polaris Prize win, incomparable artist Tanya Tagaq and will arrive in Whitehorse with her collaborators violist Jesse Zubot and drummer Jean Martin for an unforgettable musical performance alongside Robert J. Flaherty’s legendary ethnographic 1922 film Nanook of the North. Film director & producer: Robert J. Flaherty | Live performers: Tanya Tagaq, Jesse Zubot, Jean Martin | Soundscape composer: Derek Charke The Portland Mercury describes Tanya Tagaq’s Nanook of The North concert as “…an endlessly compelling performance, marrying tradition with the tools of contemporary performance to reflect powerfully on history, appropriation, and identity” "Tanya Tagaq in concert with Nanook of the North was commissioned by TIFF Bell Lightbox as part of its film retrospective First Peoples Cinema: 1500 Nations, One Tradition." Film Courtesy of Flaherty Foundation. Tickets: $26/ $25 yfs members This show is one of 9 special events included in the new festival pass: ALFF Live Music & Cinema Pass: 9 events/films for $130 On sale now! Save $50 off the full cost to experience these events. Check out Tickets page for more information

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