Native ART • CULTURE evening, May 2nd
Kwé, Kuei, Hi!!!
Thursday May 2nd starting at 10h00 pm
Café-bar l’Escalier; 552, Saint-Catherine East Street
This Thursday, May 2nd, we present you Mike Paul (Kuekuatsheu)!
Mike Paul (Kuekuatsheu) is a Pekuakamiulnu singer-songwriter born in Mashteuiatsh, an Innu community located on the shorelines of Pakuakamit (Lac-Saint-Jean), in the non-transferred traditional territory of Nitassinan. His compositions are inspired by First Nations life, nature, history and culture and have a folk and traditional sound. He sings in Innu-aimun, English and French. Mike Paul has participated in numerous live television programs, he has made soundtracks for television programs, including Mishkuenita on APTN.
Mike Paul (Kuekuatsheu) has performed numerous concerts in Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick for 10 years, he presents a new album entitled Origine, for which he is nominated in the category of best Inuit album, in Aboriginal or French language at the Indigenous music awards 2019. https://paum79.wixsite.com/kuekuatsheu
For the entertainment of the evening we will have the pleasure to receive Anna-Khesic Khway Harper! Anna-Khesic Khway Harper, also known as Kiki or Iamskywoman, is a contemporary multidisciplinary Aboriginal artist. As a visual artist, entertainer and singer, she integrates in her performance an Aboriginal culture adapted to the urban society of Montreal. It unites several themes together: Technology and Art, Collectivity and Identity, Wilderness and Urban life, Spirituality and Reality, Tradition and Celebration. Anna-Khesic Khway Harper invites you to come to the l'Escalier for a festive cultural evening! https://iamskywoman.bitblox.me/
We will also have the pleasure of listening to the music of D.J. Señor Kiko who will make us dance as was the case in past evenings. Resident DJ for the Native ART • CULTURE evenings, Señor Kiko is a Montreal based DJ from Mexico City. DJ Señor Kiko presents the new electronic Latin sound with rhythms like Tribal, Tropical Bass and Nu Cumbia, taking Influence from labels records in South America such as ZZK records, Regional Label and Terror Negro. https://kikourban.github.io/
The production team:
Technician: Philippe Joutras
Coordination: Gustavo Zamora Jiménez
The Native ART•CULTURE evenings:
Sharing moments with the aboriginal community of Montreal on every first Thursday of each month!
Open to all! Free admission!
Organised by: The First Nations Circle of UQAM, (Le Cercle des Premières Nations de l'UQAM)