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We Are The Light: Music & Poetry by Womxn of Colour

  • Casa del Popolo 4873 Boulevard Saint-Laurent Montréal, QC, H2T 1R6 Canada (map)
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We Are The Light: a night of soul music & poetry by womxn of colour, curated by Shades Lawrence, featuring:

Janette King
Janette King is one of Canada's most promising emerging artists. King is a producer, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and DJ based in Montreal. Janette’s unique sound blends together soulful vocals, upbeat production style and honest lyrics to create a truly captivating listening experience. Drawing inspiration from artists such as Erykah Badu, James Blake and SZA, the positive energy and creativity that Janette King embodies is what makes her music and shows unforgettable.

Shanice Nicole
Shanice Nicole is a Black feminist educator, facilitator, writer, and (out)spoken word artist. Her work intimately explores experiences of race, health, sexuality, oppression, and freedom, all of which represent the many layers of her Black womanhood.

Emma Maryam
Emma Maryam (antérieurement connue sous Ameenah) est une musicienne montréalaise et mauricienne. Elle joue sa musique depuis un jeune âge et joue plus de 5 instruments. Elle mélange la musique folk-soul avec ses racines des îles.
Emma Maryam (formerly known as Ameenah) is a Montreal based singer-songwriter of Mauritian descent. She began playing classical piano and violin at a young age. She plays over 5 instruments and produces her own music. May you be calmed by her underwater folk-soul vibes.

Claudia Edwards
Guyanese-Canadian and multi-gender, Claudia Edwards’ practice reconfigures diasporic history while reclaiming the erotic through queerly embodied frameworks. Through contemporary performance Edwards fuses poetry, movement, sound, and social action to reconstruct shared frames of knowing.

Shades Lawrence
Shades Lawrence is a Montreal born and based poet, hip hop artist and producer of mixed British, Jamaican, Irish and Scottish descent.
Shades Lawrence est une poète, emcee, et producer basée à Montreal, d'origines britanniques, jamaïcaines, irlandaises et écossaises.

Portes: 20h00
10$ NOTAFLOF [Billets/Tickets]

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La Casa Del Popolo se situe en rez de chaussée. Il y a une rampe d'accès à l'entrée du bar et de la salle de concert afin de permettre l'accès aux personnes en fauteuils roulants. Les toilettes sont de genre neutre et l'une est accessible aux fauteuils roulants.
Casa Del Popolo is located on ground level. There are ramps on both the venue and bar front entrances for wheelchair accessibility. Washrooms are gender neutral and one is wheelchair accessible.