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Ottawa CityFolk: a photo album in black and white

             
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Ottawa CityFolk, Sept. 12-16

Last week was hot – sweltering, muggy, sweating-just-standing-there hot. We both donned t-shirts and shorts to prepare for the steamy days ahead. And boy, did this year’s CityFolk Festival in downtown Ottawa deliver great music. Wednesday, Sept. 12 On Wednesday ...
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Five acts we plan to check out at Ottawa CityFolk

            As the summer festival season wraps up, Canada’s capital city takes one last kick at the can before packing in the outdoor music for the winter season. Ottawa’s annual CityFolk Festival, which runs from Sept. 12-16 this year, has ...
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Quantum Tangle: from Yellowknife to the Junos to the ...

            When Greyson Gritt and Tiffany Ayalik, otherwise known as Quantum Tangle, heard their names called out from the stage at last year’s Juno Awards as the winners of Indigenous Music Album of the Year, they were completely stunned – ...
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National Indigenous Peoples Day: five artists making change with ...

For decades, artists have been turning to music in times of unrest to protest with chord progressions, lyrics, and melodies. Whether it is a song of celebration for those who are marginalized within society, or a fiery outcry against civil ...
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The AfroMétis Constitution project and the redemptive power of song

For Chris White, having mixed black and Indigenous heritage was never a big deal. It was a well-established fact within the Nova Scotia native’s family that his father’s parents were former slaves from Virginia, while his grandmother had Mi’kmaq ancestry. ...