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Manitoba Music Sending Indigenous Artists to New York for Prestigious Showcase

Manitoba Music Sending Indigenous Artists to New York for Prestigious Showcase

Leonard Sumner
Manitoba-based Anishinaabe MC and singer/songwriter Leonard Sumner (MANITOBA MUSIC)

Two Manitoba Indigenous musicians are part of a foursome headed to New York City next month as part of Manitoba Music’s Indigenous Music Development Program.

Manitoba-based Anishinaabe MC and singer/songwriter Leonard Sumner, Winnipeg-born and Hamilton-based electronic pop artist Iskwe, Montreal-based “Polar pop” act Elisapie, and JUNO-nominated DJ/producer DJ Shub will hit NYC showcase stages during the event, October 3-5.

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Keith Urban Brings Winnipeg Women on Stage, Helps Them Get a Day Off Work

Keith Urban Brings Winnipeg Women on Stage, Helps Them Get a Day Off Work

Keith Urban
A sign for Kildonan Orthodontics caught the attention of country superstar Keith Urban at Bell MTS Place on Wednesday night. (@KEITHURBAN / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — Two women were all smiles Wednesday night when country superstar Keith Urban pulled them up on stage at Bell MTS Place. He also managed to help them score a paid day off from work.

Jenna Paddock and Lauren Bilenky — assistants at Kildonan Orthodontics — caught Urban’s attention by holding up a giant yellow sign promoting the orthodontics business.

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