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Ribbon Skirt | Blunt Chunks | Gallery | Reader: Aley Waterman
Ribbon Skirt | Blunt Chunks | Gallery | Reader: Aley Waterman

Fri, Jun 07


The Ship Pub

Ribbon Skirt | Blunt Chunks | Gallery | Reader: Aley Waterman

LV14 presents Ribbon Skirt (QC), Blunt Chunks (ON), Gallery (NL), and reader Aley Waterman (NL) at The Ship.

Time & Location

Jun 07, 2024, 9:00 p.m.

The Ship Pub, 265 Duckworth St, St. John's, NL A1C 1G9, Canada

About the event

LV14 presents Ribbon Skirt (QC), Blunt Chunks (ON), Gallery (NL), and reader Aley Waterman (NL) at The Ship.

Doors 9pm / Show 9:30pm / $15 / 19+

Being both the Indian and the Cowboy is a tall order, but it’s the only way Anishinaabe singer Tashiina Buswa can see as a way to navigate a world that’s infected to its roots with colonial ideals. ‘Indian Cowboy’ takes the old Hollywood trope of Cowboys vs. Indians and injects it with nuance. Growing up with a foot in two worlds (one where Indigenous identity is held sacred and one where colonialism works to tear that idea down), Buswa muses on the duality of organized religion/Indigeneity, and staying connected to your culture in a world designed to destroy it. In their short time together as a band, Ribbon Skirt have played festivals across Canada including Sled Island, Sappyfest, NXNE, Flourish and Pop Montreal, and shared stages with Dehd, Ombiigizi, Chad VanGaalen and Julie Doiron. They returned to the studio in Winter 2023 to work on their debut album, produced by Scott Munro (Preoccupations) and Marleana Moore.

Born out of curiosity for exploring the endless world of sound and song, Blunt Chunks is the solo project of Toronto-based multi-disciplinary artist Caitlin Woelfle-O’Brien. Traversing a wide range of genres, her music combines pop sensibility, ambient tones and vocal layering, the end result is music to keep close to your heart, honest, hypnotic and vulnerable. Over the past decade, she has shared stages and supported artists such as Charlotte Day Wilson, Lido Pimienta, Julianna Barwick and Nick Hakim. Following the release of her self-titled EP in 2022, Blunt Chunks’ first full-length album, "The Butterfly Myth", was released in April, via Telephone Explosion Records.

Gallery is Slowcore/Shoegaze from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Aley Waterman is a creative writer and English Literature instructor at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. She graduated from the University of Toronto MA in the Field of Creative Writing during the pandemic. Her first novel, Mudflowers, was published by the Dundurn Press Literary Imprint Rare Machines in the Fall of 2023. She also published reviews, poetry, short fiction, and non-fiction in The Brooklyn Review, Trampoline Hall Podcast, Border Crossings Magazine, Riddle Fence, Bad Nudes, Horseshoe Literary Magazine, The Secret Sex Anthology, Hart House Review, NLS, and elsewhere. She is currently working on her first novella and her second novel with funding from ArtsNL.

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    Sale ends: Jun 07, 5:30 p.m.
    Tax: +$1.91 HST/GST+$0.37 service fee



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