By: Opera with PearlsWed, 05/16/2018
10 Beautiful Opera Houses to Visit in a Lifetime | Opera With Pearls

With summer right around the corner, I lately find myself day-dreaming about the places I could go on vacation. The hard truth about opera is that their seasons usually end around May-June, but that doesn’t mean that I couldn’t add some opera to my travels. May opera houses are known for their beautiful architecture, whether they are historic or modern buildings. They can be destinations on their own as many opera companies will offer guided tour during the summer season. It’s a great opportunity to visit backstage and perhaps maybe even take a selfie ON the stage!

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By: Digital DrumTue, 04/17/2018
Behind the Beats with Celeigh Cardinal | Digital Drum

Métis singer/songwriter Celeigh Cardinal has won an Aboriginal Youth Role Model Award, participated in the Banff Centre for the Arts’ Re(Claim) program, been named Cultural Ambassador for the Arctic Winter Games, and received an “ATB Listens” grant from ATB Financial.

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By: Digital DrumTue, 03/20/2018
Meet This Year’s Indigenous Juno Nominees | Digital Drum

One year after an epic opening performance by A Tribe Called Red (featuring Tanya Tagaq and Black Bear Singers) and big wins for ATCR, William Prince, Quantum Tangle and Buffy Sainte-Marie, a total of 10 Indigenous artists or groups are up for awards in seven different categories at this year’s event.

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By: Digital DrumWed, 02/07/2018
On the Rise 2018 | Digital Drum

As the great Métis leader Louis Riel once said, "My people will sleep for 100 years, but when they awake, it will be the artists that give them their spirit back."

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By: Opera with PearlsSun, 01/28/2018
3 Tips to Attract New Operagoers | Opera With Pearls

Opera is often referred to as outdated. Yet every year, young singers graduate from their studies in search of an opportunity to perform. So why are young singers not hard to come by, when developing a younger audience is a struggle of opera companies?

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By: Opera with PearlsTue, 01/09/2018
10 Opera Inspirations for your New Year's Resolutions | Opera With Pearls

With the New Year comes New Year’s resolutions. Most of us will set different goals as this year begins, and whether they are realistically accessible or not is not the question. You might sign up at the gym, which in a few months will turn into a monthly donation to the gym. Or you might want to find a new job because you truly believe that Mondays shouldn't be dreaded this much. Or maybe you'd simply like to give flossing a fighting chance.

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By: Digital DrumMon, 01/08/2018
Behind the Beats with Mimi O’Bonsawin | Digital Drum

Guided by her selfless spirit, happy-go-lucky personality and supernatural sense of optimism, the Toronto-based singer-songwriter simply can’t help it. The fact that she’s living the life she always dreamed of doesn’t hurt either.

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By: Digital DrumThu, 12/07/2017
Power Couples | Digital Drum

For a select group of Indigenous musicians, mixing their artistic pursuits with romance has paid off in a big way – both personally and professionally. As partners in both business and life, they’ve accomplished more than they ever would have alone and achieved that perfect balance between successful careers and happy home lives. And, fortunately for us, they’ve created some killer music in the process.  

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By: Digital DrumWed, 11/08/2017
Canadian Folk Music Awards | Digital Drum

Since launching in 2005, the Canadian Folk Music Awards have been on a mission to celebrate and promote the best of Canada’s folk scene. They’ve also made a concerted effort to showcase the country’s top Indigenous singer-songwriters.

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