• Incredible news to share...

    Honoured to be a Finalist for the Inaugural Johanna Metcalf Performing Arts Prizes I'm really excited to share the news that I have been selected as one of fifteen finalists for the first ever Johanna Metcalf Performing Arts Prizes! My fellow finalists include this amazing group of inspiring artists and creators: Robin Dann, singer, composer, pop musician Sunny Drake, playwright Sarah Gartshore, Indigenous playwright Alice Ping Yee Ho, composer Jean-Michel Le Gal, Francophone theatre-maker Ce…

  • A new album is in the works & Afrofest 2019!

    Those of you who receive our newsletter already know that we have very exciting news – Njacko Backo and Kalimbas At Work are in the studio right now recording a new album! The album will be called A Tous Les Enfants de la Terre/To All the Children of the World. This is the first time that Njacko is recording an album with songs on it specifically for young people and schools. The album will include four songs that Njacko already teaches and performs in schools. The remaining 12 songs are written…


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