May 20, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.
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AIRsessions Workshop: Ila Barker and Osani Balkaran

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Music Singer/Songwriter

This event will take place at 4pm EDT (3pm Mountain).

Artist-in Residence Ila Barker is joined by rapper and producer Osani Balkaran for this workshop on music creation.

Register to participate in this small-group online session to learn about how these artists make music and to share your questions and musical ideas. Maximum 10 participants and priority registration to Indigenous youth up to age 25. Other participants accepted if space is available.

The workshop will take place on Zoom. To register and for more information, please contact Ila at

This workshop is presented as part of the NAC Music Alive Program: Manitoba, in partnership with the sākihiwē festival, Music for Life, and the Indigenous Music Development Program at Manitoba Music.

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  • Artist-in Residence Ila Barker
  • Rapper and Producer Osani Balkaran