Events & Gatherings
The Live Mixtape: Artists in Conversation & Exhibition Tour
On Sunday, April 16, join the cast of The Live Mixtape for an informal conversation about the development of a vibrant hip hop culture on the prairies. The artists will touch on the specificities and complexities of place, inherited histories of the region and various prairie experiences.
Following the conversation at 2 PM, join Mixtape founder Elliott Walsh on a public tour of the Stan Douglas and Denyse Thomasos exhibitions where he’ll share observations and context of place through the lens of his Trinbagonian background and experience as a hip hop musician.
No registration required. Admission by donation; free for members and youth under 18.
Event/Exhibition meta autogenerated block.
April 16 at 12:00PM
About the Artist
Elliott Walsh (Nestor Wynrush) is a Winnipeg-based emcee, writer, educator and workshop facilitator. A first-generation Canadian, his work draws from his Caribbean roots and passion for hip hop music. His storytelling explores ideas of home, love, identity and accessibility. An innovator of hip hop arts programming in Manitoba, he has worked with The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Graffiti Art Programming, University of Manitoba Campus Radio, Wall To Wall Mural Festival, UNITY Charity and TSN Radio. He is a board member of Manitoba Music and Jazz Winnipeg.