National Music Centre Unveils Indigenous Music Week Programming and Permanent Exhibit on Musician Activists
The National Music Centre in Calgary has unveiled the programming for its Indigenous Music Week, happening at the Studio Bell from June 19 to 22.
By Aaron Brophy
The National Music Centre in Calgary has unveiled the programming for its Indigenous Music Week, happening at the Studio Bell from June 19 to 22. It will be preceded by the reveal of a new permanent exhibit on June 14 named Speak Up! which focuses on Indigenous artists making social and political impacts in Canada. Some of the artists featured in this exhibit will include Jeremy Dutcher, iskwē, Northern Cree and Tanya Tagaq.
"The National Music Centre is committed to reconciliation through music and programs that inspire dialogue," said Adam Fox, NMC’s director of programs. "Indigenous Music Week is not only a celebration of music, but also an opportunity to initiate positive change."
Events during the week include a showcase of emerging Indigenous acts.
– Continue reading this feature and a calendar of events at the NMC on the Samaritanmag website.