MARIA Workshop – The Songs That Matter The Most: A Discussion With Buffy Sainte-Marie
TIME: 7:00 pm
LOCATION: Manitoba Music Industry Resource Centre
ADDRESS: 376 Donald Street
This workshop will be a discussion about the songs that matter the most to Buffy Sainte-Marie, including when, why, where and how she wrote them.Buffy Sainte-Marie is a is an Academy Award-winning musician, composer, visual artist, educator and social activist. Her song “Until It’s Time for You to Go” was recorded by Elvis and Barbra and Cher, and her “Universal Soldier” became the anthem of the peace movement. For her very first album she was voted Billboard’s Best New Artist.
She has released 19 albums of her music, appeared regularly on Sesame Street, scored movies, helped to found Canada’s ‘Music of Aboriginal Canada’ JUNO category, raised a son, earned a Ph.D. in Fine Arts, taught Digital Music as adjunct professor at several colleges, and won an Academy Award Oscar for the song “Up Where We Belong”.
Buffy Sainte-Marie virtually invented the role of Native American international activist pop star. Her concern for protecting indigenous intellectual property, and her distaste for the exploitation of Native American artists and performers has kept her in the forefront of activism in the arts for forty years.
This event has limited space, and advance registration is required. Please register online or contact Alan, [email protected], or Sean, [email protected]
MEMBER COST: $25.00
NONMEMBER COST: $40.00
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Sean McManus or Alan Greyeyes
Email: [email protected]