Gord Grisenthwaite & Flutter ~ September 18th, 2022

As part of the Flutter Fest Migration Celebration, September 17th & 18th, Stone & Sky presents Flutter, a live multi-disciplinary theatrical event featuring music, song, dance, and design.  The story incorporates the mythology of Dia De Muertos, Monarchs as souls, and the amazing scientific facts of monarchs and of their life cycle.  Created by Tracey Atin.  

Gordon Grisenthwaite is a Nlaka’pamux writer from Canada, whose debut novel Home Waltz was a shortlisted finalist for the Governor General’s Award for English-language fiction at the 2021 Governor General’s Awards. A member of the Lytton First Nation, Grisenthwaite worked as a graphic designer in Vancouver and Kelowna, before completing his master’s in English literature and creative writing at the University of Windsor in the late 2010s. He has published short stories and poetry in various Canadian literary magazines including The Antigonish Review and Prism International; his short story “The Fine Art of Frying Eggs” was the winner of the John Kenneth Galbraith Literary Award in 2013, and his short story “Splatter Patterns” was shortlisted for the 2021 CBC Short Story Prize.

Tracey Atin has been singing professionally since childhood. She has sung everything from Motown to Mozart. Tracey is the Cantorial Soloist at Congregation Beth El as well as being the vocalist for The Light of East Ensemble. She is also a teacher and founder and Executive Director of Korda Artistic Productions.