Running June 21-23 in Winnipeg through Manitoba Music's Indigenous music development program, the event provides a unique opportunity for artists from the Aboriginal Day Live (ADL) stages across Canada and Indigenous members of Manitoba Music to meet with and learn from a delegation of managers, artistic directors, and media during APTN’s annual ADL event.
Representatives making their way to Winnipeg for one-on-one mentor meetings at Manitoba Music include Billboard’s Canadian correspondent Karen Bliss, Envision Management & Production’s founder and president Ryhna Thompson, Festival du Voyageur’s artistic director Julien Desaulniers, Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall’s media and artist development manager Stephen McGrath, NCI general manager David McLeod, Northern Lights Festival Boréal’s executive/artistic director Max Merrifield, Outloud’s Julien Bidar who works in publishing/sync and copyrights/management, and Winnipeg Folk Festival’s artistic director Chris Frayer.
« Les fans assidus du folk canadien reconnaitront What am I going to do with everything I know comme la chanson titre d’un EP du Weather Station en 2014. Crabtree demeure révérencieux à la chanson originale tout en ajoutant ses propres ornementations. » –Sarah Murphy
Jon and Phil from the Floor Kids team headed to the Comics x Games exhibit in Toronto earlier this month, part of the Toronto Comic Arts Festival. TCAF is The Toronto Comic Arts Festival, taking place in 2017 at Toronto Reference Library and the surrounding Bloor/Yonge neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is celebration of comics and graphic novels and their creators, which culminates in a two-day exhibition and vendor fair featuring hundreds of comics creators from around the world. Other Festival events include readings, interviews, panels, workshops, gallery shows, art installations, and much more. The full program and list of participating creators will be listed at this website, as well as in printed and digital program guides available on-site at the festival.
« Le deuxième album de Rebecca Foon,Saltland, est un parfait bijou et possiblement un des plus beaux disques que vous écouterez cette année. Elle transforme la mélodie en misère douce tout en communiquant un espoir désespéré, mais vital. » – The Skinny ★★★★