A new series featuring some of Canada’s most fascinating personalitiesAugust 15, 2019
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
For immediate release
Gatineau, Quebec, August 15, 2019 — The Canadian Museum of History invites you to a new series of inspiring talks and performances featuring some of Canada’s most fascinating personalities.
Designed for open dialogue, the series An evening with . . . welcomes a broad range of experts and personalities in fields such as history, politics, media and arts to present issues in the form of a moderated discussion. The presentations will take place in the Museum’s Theatre, with a reception following in the Theatre Lobby.
The series begins on Tuesday, September 24, with an unforgettable evening of conversation and music with award-winning operatic tenor and composer Jeremy Dutcher. Following an exploration of the Canadian Museum of History’s archives in 2018, Dutcher brought his ancestors’ voices to life on his award-winning debut album, Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa (“Our Wolastoq Songs”).
Jeremy Dutcher and moderator CBC journalist Jorge Barrera will explore the importance of preserving traditional songs in this UNESCO Year of Indigenous Languages. In English with simultaneous French interpretation.
Dates and personalities for future events will be announced in the coming months. Tickets for each event will be $20 and available online or by phone at 819-776-7000. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
More information is available at historymuseum.ca or by calling 819-776-7000 or 1-800-555-5621.
Work of the Canadian Museum of History is made possible in part through financial support of the Government of Canada.
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