VISUAL17E OTTAWA ART EXHIBIT & CONCERT
Start date: 17 February, 2017
End date: 18 February, 2017
The Northern Griots Network (NGN) – in partnership with House of PainT, The Ottawa Black Arts Kollective, and The Origin Arts & Community Centre –celebrates Canada’s 150th anniversary with brilliant musicians, singers, poets and visual artists.
Friday, February 17, 2017
5pm - 10pm
St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, 310 St. Patrick Street (Cumberland Entrance)
Art Exhibit and Panel Discussion “Afrofuturism and the NeoGriot” (7pm-9pm) will feature innovative African Canadian visual artists like Kalkidan Assefa, Allan Andre and Komi Olaf from Ottawa, street artist Maliciouz from Montreal, Toronto's Quentin VerCetty, and more! goes from 7-9 PM. Admission is free for both Exhibit and Panel.
Saturday, February 18, 2017
7pm - 10pm
St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, 310 St. Patrick Street
Special concert of live music, song & spoken word with Malik & The O.G’s ft. Angelique Francis, zouk singing sensation, Magdala, World Slam Champion and acclaimed cine-poet, Ian Keteku, Montreal’s spoken word whirling dervish, Tanya Evanson, multi-talented performance poet/visual artist Komi Olaf, Ottawa Women’s Slam Championship feature Sarah Musa, and rising star singer-songwriter Doressa.Admission is $7 students, $10 general.
For tickets to the show on February 18: www.facebook.com/originstudio57
For more info: www.northerngriotsnetwork.com
Nature of the Project Reach
We intend to bring Ottawa patrons out for two nights of arts, culture entertainment during Black History Month
Celebrating innovative arts curation, presentation and information dissemination from the lens of afro-futurism during Black History Month.