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Open Mic Night: Peace & Power

2024-06-19 18:00:00 2024-06-19 20:00:00 America/Regina Open Mic Night: Peace & Power Open mic for all skill levels. Share your poetry, spoken word, dance, rhymes, or anything you’ve been creating. Drop-in & be part of this inspiring event & celebrate peace, power, & collective action. Central Adult - Central Adult

Wednesday, June 19
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-19 18:00:00 2024-06-19 20:00:00 America/Regina Open Mic Night: Peace & Power Open mic for all skill levels. Share your poetry, spoken word, dance, rhymes, or anything you’ve been creating. Drop-in & be part of this inspiring event & celebrate peace, power, & collective action. Central Adult - Central Adult

Central Adult

Central Adult

Open mic for all skill levels. Share your poetry, spoken word, dance, rhymes, or anything you’ve been creating. Drop-in & be part of this inspiring event & celebrate peace, power, & collective action.

Part of the Summer at Central Series

Enjoy live performances, DJing, and painting by local artists Eddy Alvaro, badcarlotta, Zochi, Sir Larry A, InfoRed, and live painting with Sadi Rose ᓴᕀᑏ ᒥᐦᑯᑲᐧᓂᕀ Vaxvick.

Performances in first hour followed by open mic.

To register to be a part of Open Mic Night, email jvaughn@reginalibrary.ca

Plains Cree (nehiyaw) Fine Artist Sadi Rose ᓴᕀᑏ ᒥᐦᑯᑲᐧᓂᕀ Vaxvick. Born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan. Sadi currently lives in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Sadi is registered on Ochapowace First Nation on Treaty Four Territory. Sadi has achieved her degree; Bachelor of Fine Arts specializing in Indigenous Art from the First Nations University of Canada in 2023. Sadi’s main work is painting with acrylic on canvas and drawing on a large scale. Sadi also beads, creates sculptures with Brazilian soapstone and wood. Sadi wants to illustrate children’s books and pass down the Indigenous storytelling and culture to the next generation.

Dancing almost his whole life, Eddy Alvaro is a self-taught hip-hop/street dancer with a huge love for all forms of dance. In high-school, Eddy, along with some friends, started a bboy crew and from there has travelled and performed at different competitions and events. In the more recent years, Eddy has MC’d several jams and competitions, and alongside BBoy Fuse and Senyo, hosted the Lockdown Dance Battles in Saskatchewan. Eddy continues to raise his profile in the dance community in Saskatchewan with the VibesYQR, Dance Collective, and is always looking for opportunities to help grow this community even more.

badcarlotta is a Regina-based DJ and radio host at 91.3fm CJTR Regina Community Radio where she currently serves as President. You're as likely to hear her spin the newest track as an unearthed soundcloud or tumblr gem from her 2013 harddrive. Hip-hop and dance are her favourites to play in sets, however her inspiration spans many genres. Community is the driving force behind her creative endeavors, eager to connect with others who are actively working to make Regina a great place to live.

CBC Future 40 Award Winner and Neechie Gear Role Model, Brad Bellegarde aka InfoRed has been a featured artist at events such as Aboriginal Music Week in Winnipeg, Manitoba, APTN’s Aboriginal Day Live and Vancouver’s Olympic Games celebrations. Brad is a proud Nakota/Cree member of the Little Black Bear First Nation who calls Regina, SK home. A true believer that education is the new Buffalo, his work in schools gave him a unique opportunity to present his methods of education at the VIII International Conference of Intercultural Education in Indigenous Contexts in Temuco, Chile. In 2012, InfoRed performed for His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall during their Royal visit.

Coined on media as The Canadian Queen of Afrobeats, Nominated for Contemporary Artist of The Year at The 2022 Saskatchewan Music Awards, Headliner 2022 and 2023 at the Cathedral Village Arts Festival, Opening for Jully Black at the Grand River Black Music Festival in Kitchener Ontario on June 15 2024. One of the catchiest songs coming out of the city of Regina Saskatchewan, Canada. Nigerian-Canadian Songwriter and Performer Zochi has earned that placement with her outstanding vocals, pen game and unique approach to songwriting. Starting her commercial Musical Journey in 2018 with first single "Introduction" an Alternative hip hop track, creating local buzz on SoundCloud, played in clubs, house parties across the city. To Her first 3 track EP "Otloha" Of The Lord Of Heaven's Armies comprising of Lo-Fi and Classical Sounds proving her artistry and versatility. Feat an intimate Alternative gospel track "Midnight Praise". The Singer never fails to keep it real in her music, and that can be felt through the emo provoking melodies and the poetic justice of her lyrics. Her 2023 Afrobeats Bop "Kolo Bia (Crazy Come)" earned International Recognition with a #1 Placement on Baraka FM. Kenya's #1 Urban Radio Station. In rotation for 2 weeks, and a featured performance for CBC Saskatchewan's Liner Note series 2023. The Singer is taking the high road with her first AfroBeats EP Afrikaanman Fairytale set to release May 17 2024, featuring a Single and Music Video for Alone (Whole Again) Set to release April 12 2024.
A proud and eccentric Black Artist in Canada, Zochi is set to prove why she's referred to as "Canada's Queen of Afrobeats".

Meet Sir Larry.A, a trailblazing Afrobeat artist from Regina, Saskatchewan. With a soulful voice and captivating stage presence, Sir Larry.A seamlessly blends Afrobeat, Fuji, and Hip-hop to create an infectious sound that resonates with audiences of all ages. Drawing inspiration from legends like King (Dr) Saheed Osupa, James Brown, The Weeknd, and Davido, Sir Larry.A began his professional music journey at the age of 19. His music is a testament to his passion for fusing traditional African rhythms with modern styles, creating a unique sonic experience that leaves a lasting impression. Get ready to groove to the vibrant sounds of Sir Larry.A!

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Central Library, the largest of the nine Branches in the Regina Public Library system, is a social and informational hub in the heart of downtown Regina. The Library maintains an extensive calendar of programs, training opportunities, art exhibits in the Dunlop Art Gallery, along with film screenings in the Library's very own repertory film theatre!

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Film Theatre at Central Library

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Film Theatre at Central Library