JOHN AKPATA IN PERFORMANCE!
Accompanied by Nathanaël Larochette on guitar.
A B Series Celebrates National Poetry Month!
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Ottawa Art Gallery
2 Daly Avenue
A hat will be passed.
John Akpata is a renowned spoken word artist, educator and radio broadcaster based in Ottawa. He has toured nationally and internationally. His work appears in the anthology The Great Black North : Contemporary African Canadian Poetry (Frontenac House Poetry 2013.) John's fourth album Live From Mercury was released August 2013.
Nathanaël Larochette is a 28 year old Ottawa-area musician who currently composes, performs and records with two instrumental bands. Musk Ox is a meditative acoustic classical journey with three albums to their name and The Night Watch is a cinematic metal adventure with one album released. Nathanaël lives to create, hope, and dream because he believes these are the keys to the meaning of our being.
In Celebration of National Poetry Month! We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and the League of Canadian Poets.