Month: March 2017

A gathering in Moncton, NB on March 30, 2017 with over 200 people across Canada discussed challenges of francophone immigration. With strategic targeting focused by statistical analyses, many organizations, including Canadian embassies, are partnering with companies from many sectors when recruiting immigrants.

Posted to: RDI

The 2017 edition of Brandon University’s New Music Festival will draw to a close on Tuesday evening with a final concert, featuring Instruments of Happiness.
A quartet of electric guitar players from Montreal – Jonathan Barriault, Simon Duschene and Marc-Olivier Lamontagne, led by founder and artistic director Tim Brady — Instruments of Happiness are stopping at Brandon University (BU) while on a cross-Canada tour.

Shawn Mativetsky will perform a solo tabla concert on Friday, March 24 at Brandon University.
Noted Canadian tabla performer Shawn Mativetsky is bringing his expertise as an educator and a performer to Brandon University (BU) on Friday, March 24.
Mativetsky will deliver a tabla/rhythm workshop in Kinsmen Hall of the Queen Elizabeth II Music Building from 12:40 – 1:30 p.m.

This Sunday evening, March 26, Toronto-based Parmela Attariwala will launch the 2017 New Music Festival at Brandon University with her unique take on music creation and production. Attariwala, a composer, ethnomusicologist, violist and violinist, bends traditional rules of Western music as she incorporates the essence of dance and rhythms from Asia in an ongoing approach called The Attar Project.