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Beverly Glenn-Copeland, Main Source, Buffy Sainte-Marie Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Posters Revealed

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The Polaris Music Prize has unveiled the commemorative posters celebrating Beverly Glenn-Copeland’s Keyboard Fantasies, Main Source’s Breaking Atoms and Buffy Sainte-Marie’s It’s My Way! having received Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize designation.

These specially curated posters are limited edition silk-screen prints custom made to honour every album that has received Heritage Prize designation. Large versions of the posters can be viewed below. The poster artists were selected by Polaris and The Office of Gilbert Li and printed by Kid Icarus in Toronto.

The latest Heritage Prize posters are available for order now on the Polaris Music Prize website. The price will be $45 + HST.

Think of the Heritage Prize as our version of a hall of fame where we try to determine who would have been nominated or won the Prize in the years before it started in 2006. Like the Polaris Music Prize, winners and nominees for the Heritage Prize are albums of the artistic distinction, without regards to sales or affiliations.

Beverly Glenn-Copeland’s influential Keyboard Fantasies new age/electronic album from 1986 was chosen in the Re:Sound-supported Heritage Prize public voting category in November 2020. Buffy Sainte-Marie’s 1964 debut album It’s My Way! and Main Source’s groundbreaking 1991 hip-hop album Breaking Atoms both received Heritage designation owing to a tie vote by the Polaris Heritage Prize jury.

Buffy Sainte-Marie’s It’s My Way! by Beyon Wren Moor

Beverly Glenn-Copeland’s Keyboard Fantasies by Ka Young Lee

Main Source’s Breaking Atoms by Samanthan Slinn

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