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Vox Popular Media Arts Festival 2018 ~ 14th Annual 

Vox Popular Media Arts Festival is back with its 14th annual film festival! 
Things are getting kicked up a notch this year with over 60 films, international performers, bands, DJs, art installations, drag, virtual reality, and more! 

All film screenings will be held at Trinity Hall (310 Park Avenue). 

Urban Abbey will feature art installations, an Occulus Rift 360 Virtual Reality headset, on-demand film viewing station for any that you missed, unique international art films, and performances Thursday & Friday nights! 

Thursday after-party will feature Classic Roots from Toronto, and local performances by ICOSA, Mew Crew, ANM, and Gideon. 
Friday after-party will feature 0101 from Switzerland, and local performances by I. R. Idiot, GLITCHED MEMORIES, Thunder Bay World Dance Collective, WERQ Drag Show, and more! 

Stop by on Friday to check out our masterclass workshops! (More details to follow) 

Visit our website for all the information about each of the films and watch the trailers! 


Thursday, September 13 
~ 6:30 PM - Gala Night 
~ 9:00 PM - After-party at Urban Abbey ft. Classic Roots (Toronto) 

Friday, September 14 
~ 6:30 PM - En Francais / French Films with English Subtitles 
~ 8:00 PM - LGBTQ2+ 
~ 10:00 PM - After-party at Urban Abbey ft. 0101 (Switzerland) 

Saturday, September 15 
~ 11:00 AM - Kids Films 
~ 1:00 PM - Historical Shorts 
~ 3:30 PM - Challenges & Movement 
~ 6:00 PM - For The Love Of Music 
~ 9:00 PM - Horror (R rated session) 

Sunday, September 16 
~ 1:00 PM - Animation & Shorts 
~ 3:00 PM - First Nations 
~ 6:00 PM - International Docs & Dramas 

Buy your tickets now: 


Classic Roots Pow wow Techno Dance Party! 

Dance the night away at Celebration of Nations to CLASSIC ROOTS' original and unique brand of electronic music and pow wow techno. 🎶 

Book your FREE ticket as soon as possible! The limited venue capacity means this awesome event will fill up quick! 

The award-winning producer & DJ is currently based in Toronto but his beats tell a story that embodies the bold spirit of the North. 

The Thunder Bay-native is an award-winning producer and DJ who is impacting the music community with his fresh sound and meaningful collaborations with diverse artists. By fusing First Nations songs with Electronica music, he navigates the unique sound of techno/house music while dancing to the beat of traditional Anishinaabe sounds, establishing a sense of cultural freedom that echoes throughout the electronic music scene. 

Saturday 8 September at 9pm 

At FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, in Robertson Theatre. 
250 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines, Ontario, CANADA. 

Book FREE ticket as soon as possible! The limited venue capacity means this awesome event will fill up quick!

September First Thursday: Back to Basics 


A reminder to anyone who is planning on coming, but hasn't got their tickets yet: tickets are available online until 7pm. Once the party starts, you can buy them in person at the door. 

And as an enticement, here's the program for the evening so you know what to expect and where to be to see what you want to see! 

Ziibiwan (Walker Court) 7-9 
LA Timpa (Walker Court) 9 
TR/ST (Walker Court) 10 
Classic Roots (Galleria Italia) all night 

Jessica Karuhanga (5th Floor) all night 
Tao-Ming Lau (2nd Floor) 8PM 
Jessica Karuhanga (5th Floor) 8:30PM 
The Rude Collective (2nd Floor) 9:45PM

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Hometown Hoot

Black Pirates Pub , 215 Red River Rd #101, Thunder Bay

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Sunday Decemeber 28th @ Black Pirates Pub (215 Red River Road)


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