Opening Ceremony/Water Tribute
Location: Northport Marina - Small Pavilion
12:30 Andy Thomas - “Welcome to the 2016 Leelanau UnCaged Festival.”
Philosophy of John Cage and original goals and purpose of festival.
12:35 Marie Elena Gaspari– will say a few words about the physical, emotional, and spiritual significance of water.
12:40 Joanne Cook, Eva Petoskey and Grand Traverse Tribe Members – Anishaabe Water Chant
Together we will sing a traditional Anishaabe water chant.
12:50 Reverend Phil Garrison - Trinity Church, United Church of Christ in Northport will offer a
12:55 Indian Mission Church, Northport will offer music and words as a Water Blessing.
1:00 Marie Elena Gaspari- Participatory: Participants will be invited to walk over to the Marina beach and
“Pour a Blessing” by filling a container with water and offering words, prayers, or a
blessing for the water.
OTHER EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE DAY
Tarot Card Reading
Time: 2:00 – 8:00PM Marie Elena Gaspari has practiced Tarot professionally for twenty–five years. Her corporate clientele in California included KGO TV, the San Francisco Symphony, the St. Francis Hotel, the Fairmont Hotel, and KPIX Radio and TV. She now lives in Northport, MI.
(231) 633-6321 email@example.com
Find Marie at UnCaged!
BUILD A POPEYE BOAT One last chance to build a boat for the Popeye Regatta. Jeremey and Mike Connolly will guide children building their own balsa wood boat from a kit provided by the Northport Building Supply with a choice of materials for the sails. All sailors are required to use the boat from our kits. Regatta starts at 3pm
All hands on deck at 3pm for the Popeye Regatta! Using only the kits provided by Northport Building Supply, bring your new sailboat to the grassy knoll just behind Mitten Brewing Company. With crowds cheering, sailboats will float down the cus-tom ‘rain gutter’ waterway. Sailors fill their lungs and huff and puff into the sails as they race. Prizes and fun for all!
4:00 - 4:45; HULA HOOP HAPPENING CENTER STAGE Jeanette Egeler, owner of Northport Fitness, a personal trainer and group fitness instructor who has done numerous workshops with children, will teach children rhythmic movement games and tricks with hula hoops.
Northport Poets & Writers Group
New Chairperson: Larry Heitman(231) 866 – 0645 Cell (231)866 – 4115 Hm. Heitman313@gmail.com
10am – 4pm Poetry In The Trees Location: Trees along Nagonaba St. and Waukazoo St.
Everyone welcome to bring poems, drawings, etc., to be hung in trees
1:30pm – 2:15pm Poetry & Prose In The Round Prose & Poetry Readings. Open to all.
Location: Leelanau Township Library
12– 5pm Living Poetry Wandering Poets, reciting poems. Larry Heitman, Kim Tompkins.
10am – 5pm Interactive Installation “The Poet Tree” - This 4’ tall stuffed tree on wheels will be moved to
different locations throughout the festival. Participants are encouraged to offer drawings, poems,
songs, or prose at this installation.
3:30 – 4:00pm Grand Traverse Bay Tribe Dance & Drumming Location: Nagonaba St.
6:30 -7:30pm Belly Dancing – Crystal Bindi Studios There are 15-20 dancers in the troupe.
Troupe Performances, Solo Performances, Audience Participation