Showcase Location: Kansas City (Westin Crown Center Hotel)
Sat 21 May 2022 6:15 PM to 6:45 PM Shawnee Mission
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ruben “Beny” Esguerra arrived as a child to Tkaronto from Bacatá (Bogotá, Colombia) as a political refugee with his parents, who were receiving threats for their human rights activism. Today, he is a JUNO nominated multi-instrumentalist/producer, spoken-word poet, arts educator and community worker. In 2021, he was chosen as the laureate of the 2020 Ontario Arts Foundation Arts Educator Award.