Anna Gutmanis Collection

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Anna Gutmanis Collection

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"Anna Gutmanis is an award-winning Canadian songwriter, singer and keyboardist who writes and records across musical genres. Her 2014 single release “Lately It’s Cold” won a Global Music Award. Several songs from Anna's critically-acclaimed album "Glimmer In The Dark" appeared on 3 different Australian Indie Radio Charts (Urban, World, and Easy Listening) and on the Roots Music Report 2014 Top 100 Pop Song chart. The official video for "Another Way Out" won the 2014 Best Short Documentary award at QCinema Texas and was used by PFLAG as an educational tool. The song “I Am Who I Am” is an anthem to the LGBTQ rights movement, and has been recorded in rock and dance formats. The rock version won the 2009 Pride Song Award, and the official video for the 2019 Dance Version won several awards at international film festivals. Other recordings include Anna's eponymous debut album, which still receives airplay. Anna is also a street photographer and visual artist, having contributed cover art and design for two of her music releases. Her portrait of Billy Joel can be seen on his website. Anna often performs live in and around Toronto, and has also played across Canada and the United States." - from Gutmanis' official website.

Collection Items

Emily Stowe Shelter for Women First Annual Benefit
A poster advertising the first of what would eventually become an annual series of benefit concerts for the Emily Stowe Shelter for Women.

Emily Stowe Shelter for Women Second Annual Benefit
A show poster advertising the second annual fundraising benefit concert series for the Emily Stowe Shelter for Women.

Inner City Music Festival Program
A program for the Inner City Music Festival, a two-day festival.

Holiday Cafe Press Release
A poster advertising concerts held at the Holiday Cafe during the month of December 1985. Listed as part of the December lineup is the third annual Emily Stowe Shelter for Women Benefit.

Anna Gutmanis at Free Times Cafe, 1987
A show poster for a concert at Free Times Cafe featuring Anna Gutmanis.

Anna Gutmanis at Free Times Cafe, 1985
A show poster for a two-night concert held at Free Times Cafe featuring Anna Gutmanis.

Emily Stowe Shelter for Women Third Annual Benefit
A poster advertising the third annual fundraising benefit concert series for the Emily Stowe Shelter for Women.

Anna Gutmanis Fallout Shelter show
A show poster for an Anna Gutmanis show at the Fallout Shelter.

Emily Stowe Shelter for Women Fourth Annual Benefit
A show poster for a 4-night festival hosted as a benefit for the Emily Stowe Shelter for Women.

Anna Gutmanis Earth Tones show
A show poster for Anna Gutmanis at Earth Tones, a venue that was once located at Queen and Spadina.

Anna Gutmanis Album Release Poster
A poster for Anna Gutmanis' independent album release performance.

Alter Eros Orgy or Another Feminist Cabaret
A poster advertising Alter Eros Festival's cabaret at the Horseshoe Tavern for International Women's Day 1984, featuring Jane Farrow, Cynthia Grant, Anna Gutmanis, Gail Landau, Arlene Mantel, Ann Marie MacDonald, Pelican Players, Marlene Philip, Sea…
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