Who Are We? a response to the Palmerston North 150 year celebration.
The grand artistic ladies of Palmerston North Evelyn Rawlins and Gwen Gibbs will be brought to life, we will explore flax farming, Te Marae o Hine, the life of a farming woman and the significance of our diverse cultural heritage
Who Are We? Is six very different performances from local performing artists who explore this idea in their own unique ways.
Toi Warbrick, Kane Parsons, Tanu Gupta, Sue Pugmire, Ling Wang and Tania Kopytko delve into Who Are We? through music, dance, theatre and ngā taonga pūoro. This project is a response to the Palmerston North 150 year celebration.
How quickly we can lose our history, forget those or what came before, or forget the meaning of what we have now. Do we value our local stories? Do we hear or see them enough? Do we tell of our own struggles, to be who we are now - in this city? Who we are can be so many things
Globe Theatre 2, Sunday 7 November 2pm. This is a seated theatre performance. Entry by donation. Performance is approximately 1.5 hours. Suitable for all ages. Kindly funded by the Legacy Trust and PN City Council 150 grant.
It is also on at Te Manawa Museum Saturday 6 November 2pm. This is a walking/standing performance trail. Meet in the Te Manawa foyer. Free.