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Event Archive - ONE WAVE Festival: The Party on High Street, Compassion Gorilla, Pigeon Park, Torrey Archer, Red Spring Duo, Juniper Tree, Janet Marie Rogers

Sat. September 22nd 2012 Centennial Square (All Ages)
12pm - 8pm
Presented by: Pacific Peoples Partnership
ONE WAVE is on it's way to Spirit square, Victoria BC, on September 22nd, bringing together musicians, storytelling, live art, a community art project, interactive music making, poetry, and more!

The square will be a buzz with performances by Janet Marie Rogers, Red Spring Duo, Juniper Tree storytelling, and Esquimalt Nation Dancers! A ONE WAVE Village of artists and community groups, Indigenous arts, and a community art project. Be sure to check out the World Fisheries Trust's seaquarium, where you can meet and greet sea creatures.

Local bands - Party on High Street, Compassion Gorilla, Pigeon Park, and Torrey Archer - will take the stage and share some tunes.

The Pacific Peoples’ Partnership is a Victoria-based registered charity, which was established in 1975, and is the only Canadian NGO focused solely on the Pacific. We work in common cause with Indigenous Peoples across the Pacific, partnering with grassroots groups in the South Pacific and locally. Come talk to us at ONE WAVE to learn more.

For more information about ONE WAVE, check out our website at


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The Party on High Street (Funk)

other sites: cbc
Since finding each other in Nelson, B.C. seven years ago The Party On High Street has worked tirelessly to bring it's signature feel-good funk jams to the people! We are a lively dance-inducing mix of funk, folk and jazz fuelled rockn' roll, joyfully delivered and presented like a funbomb waiting to make you jive. Our band sings of peculiar youthfu... more info

Compassion Gorilla (Worldbeat)

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