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Call for Applications: Canadian Aboriginal Artist Showcase at APAP in New York City: 11-15 January 2013

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Manitoba Music is partnering with the Canada Council for the Arts to present a Canadian Aboriginal artist showcase at the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) conference in New York City, from January 11-15, 2013.

Up to three Aboriginal music artists and/or groups from across Canada will be invited to participate. Participation will also include a set of pre-conference workshops and meetings to prepare the artists for the conference and showcase.

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Now Taking Submissions for the Manitoba Aboriginal Artist Guidebook, Volume 2

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4 pm CST, Thursday, July 5, 2012

Manitoba Music’s Aboriginal Music Program is producing a printed contact directory to market Aboriginal artists from Manitoba to talent buyers and industry stakeholders this year. The Manitoba Aboriginal Artist Guidebook will include a directory of artists making music in a wide range of genres (rock, country, fiddle, hip hop, pop, pow wow, etc.). It will feature artist profiles, contact information for bookings, and a list of new or recent releases.

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Call for Applications: Canadian Aboriginal Artist Showcase at WOMEX in Thessaloniki, Greece: 17-21 October 2012

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Manitoba Music is partnering with the Canada Council for the Arts to propose a Canadian Aboriginal artist “off-WOMEX” showcase at WOMEX World Music Expo in Thessaloniki, Greece, from October 17-21, 2012.

Up to three Aboriginal music artists and/or groups from across Canada who perform world music will be invited to participate. Participation will also include a set of pre-WOMEX workshops and meetings to prepare the artists for the conference and showcase.

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