This series of 4 radio plays, created and directed by Marsha Rasmussen Knight and written in collaboration with Jo Macdonald, takes 4 stories inspired by the land in between Lake WInnipeg and Lake Manitoba and travels the sound waves into YOUR ears. SS Keenora, Arborg Fire, Colorado Low, and Stories From Our Elders were performed and recorded with community members and performers who voice the characters and build a soundtrack from household items!
A Foley Full Community Radio Series
September 14th, 2021 – with Chautauqua Film Fest – Eriksdale Community Centre at 1:30pm
September 15th, 2021 – with Chautauqua Film Fest – Arborg Multicultural Heritage Village Hall at 1:30pm
September 16, 2021 – with Chautauqua Film Fest – Riverton Fellowship Circle at 1:30pm and Arborg Library Stage at 6:00pm
September 18th, 2021 – Riverton Transportation & Heritage Museum at 1:00pm
September 19th, 2021 – Eriksdale Railway Memorial Park at 1:30pm
September 19th, 2021 – Eriksdale Music Shoppe at 5:00pm
September 24th, 2021 – Selkirk Night Market
September 25th, 2021 – Selkirk Waterfront at 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm
September 26th, 2021 – Selkirk Library at 12:00pm, 3:00pm
Marsha Rasmussen Knight
Chautauqua Commissioned Artist
Marsha Rasmussen Knight was born and raised in Winnipeg. Her heritage and relations stem from the Interlake, in particular the Eriksdale, Ashern, Vogar, Dog Creek, and Ebb and Flow regions. Marsha first ventured onto the stage over 20 years ago and has been actively involved in the many aspects of theatre. She has led countless workshops focused on performance and worked for seven years as a classroom drama facilitator with at-risk youth. Marsha also has experience in films and, along with National Screen Institute, is producing her first documentary. Currently, Marsha is teaching Indigenous Performance at the University of Winnipeg.