north star – november 3rd – kingston, on

aaniin kina wiya! hello everyone!  Last year, three of my poems were transformed into choral music by Mark Sirett. Next week, there will be a concert in Kingston, Ontario. If you’re in the area, swing by as it will be an incredible audible experience. When I heard the choirs last year in London, Ontario during…

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choral music anyone?

Last year, I had three of my poems commissioned by Western University’s Gloria Gassi as part of the Canadian 150 celebration. This arrangement by Mark Sirett went on to win an award, Outstanding Choral Composition award at the Choral Canada 2018 National Choral Awards. So that’s pretty cool! Here’s the recording of the choral arrangement…

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share: poetry recordings on soundcloud

Good morning lovers of literature, art, music, and creativity! I’ve been uploading a few tracks to my wild rice dreams soundcloud page, which I’m sharing here for the first time. Last year, I had three of my poems set to choral music by award-winning Canadian composer, Mark Sirett for a performance in October at Western University. I…

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poetry: tools, inspiration, and moving forward

Good morning fellow WordPressers and lovers of poetry, words, stories, and images! I thought I’d share some tips and tools to help along your literary path. (Please note that some of these resources are specific to Ontario and/or Canada. Please check your local art councils.) There are many resources for aspiring artists in every artistic…

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new constellations tour – ottawa – december 9th

The New Constellations tour kicked off yesterday, November 23rd, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. It will be landing in Canadian cities and in Indigenous communities across Canada. It will feature both Canadian and Indigenous musicians and poets performing together on-stage. And some of the lucky locations will have the opportunity to attend community workshops and mentorships with…

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