The Centre for Sound Communities Events Listings

World Renowned Malian Musician, Lasssana Diabate!

Dear Colleagues, Friends, Please note that world-renowned Malian musician Lassana Diabate will be returning to Sydney next week for a series of presentations. I have included his itinerary below. It includes some intercultural music-making and performances, lecture-demonstrations, a film screening, and workshops including one for music educators. Please share the news of Lassana’s visit and these…

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Global Musics Local Connections Film Festival

Please join us in attending the Global Musics Local Connections Film Festival. McConnell Library, 50 Falmouth Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia. Tuesday and Thursday  7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.  February 28 –The Sunjata Story: Glimpse of a Mande Epic  The life of Sunjata Keita, the prince who founded West Africa’s greatest empire almost 800 years ago,…

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Edmonton Symposium: Music for Global Human Development

A one day symposium on “Music for Human Global Development” hosted by the University of Alberta on October 14th, 2016 with distinguished international speakers, artists, students, faculty, and community members.

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Global Musics – Local Connections Launch!

Thanks to everyone for their participation in the globalmusics.ca website launch! A special thanks to the partners and sponsors. To listen to the event at Governor’s Pub and Eatery in downtown Sydney with Wendy Bergfeldt of CBC Radio’s Mainstreet Cape Breton who broadcasted live from 4PM – 6PM, with interviews from various musicians and partners of the project, please click here.

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Thank You for a Successful Launch Ceremony!

Thanks to everyone for such a successful launch of the Centre for Sound Communities! Everyone worked very hard to realize the opening events. If you have any questions, or you would like to contribute a photo from the event, please visit our contact page. The Centre for Sound Communities is now open on campus. Come…

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Your invitation! Launching the Centre for Sound Communities

Please join us next Thursday, September 22nd, as we celebrate the launch of our new research space, the Centre for Sound Communities! All are welcome.

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Global Musics – Local Connections Launch Event

Please join us as we launch this exciting new project! The event will be held at Governor’s Pub and Eatery in downtown Sydney. Wendy Bergfeldt of CBC Mainstreet will be live broadcasting from 4PM – 6PM, with interviews from various musicians and partners of the project. At 6 pm will be the Global Musics open mic…

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iCreate Showcase Event

Please join us Friday, June 12 for a closing presentation from the iCreate Cape Breton Pilot Project. This youth showcase, starting at 7 pm at the Boardmore Theatre at Cape Breton University, features visual art, rapping, spoken word, theatrical exercises, and a films screenings that young Cape Bretoners have developed over the past six weeks. This…

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