The Sista'Hood Celebration is an annual multidisciplinary arts festival that is the only event of it's kind in Western Canada. In recognition of International Women's Day Sista'Hood features local, national and international women performers and media artists.
Sista'Hood's theme is the exploration of the convergence of women in music, dance, spoken word, media arts and community activism in today's urban environment.
• Produce a multidisciplinary arts festival that features women as lead performers, speakers, producers, directors and workshop facilitators; and that encourages participation from all genders.
• Produce a festival of multidisciplinary arts that features women artists and is accessible to youth.
• Produce a festival of professional arts that explores the convergence of women in music, spoken word, media arts and community activism in today's urban environment.
• Provide unique opportunities for artists and audience members from diverse groups to participate in and appreciate multidisciplinary arts.
• Engage participating artists in the ongoing production of Sista'Hood.
• Provide opportunities for women artists to become involved in the women's equality and social justice movement.
• Produce a festival of multidisciplinary arts that develops and maintains a wide variety community partnerships.
Listing last confirmed: Feb. 27, 2008