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Not many improvising musicians show up for the gig in spandex, but Taylor Ho Bynum is an exception. Just don’t expect him to appear in hair-metal meggings, however. This summer,...
Having grown up in a family of fiddlers, Rachel Davis is well aware that there are some aspects of Cape Breton tradition that you mess with at your peril. And yet, with the whole...
It’s taken six decades for Barbara Pentland and Dorothy Livesay’s The Lake to find a home—and now that it has, no more appropriate venue could be desired. When Astrolabe Musik...
By George Frederick Handel. An Early Music Vancouver production as part of the Vancouver Early Music Festival. At the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts on Thursday, August 7...
Who says concept albums can’t be fun? Not Five Alarm Funk’s Tayo Branston, currently riding high on the success of his band’s fifth full-length, Abandonearth, and even higher on a...
There are places Gordie Johnson would rather be than “downtown dang old Toronto”, but August in Hogtown does have its compensations, including the annual Caribana festival. “Great...
Although India Live, a free Granville Street block party taking place this weekend, offers something for pretty much everyone, it’s clear that music is the main attraction. Past...
Art begets art, or at least that’s the case with Deadhead, the floating sculptural installation currently moored at the mouth of False Creek, just off the Vancouver Maritime...
Music, meals, and traditional arts aren’t all that the Powell Street Festival has to offer, although to access some of its shows you’ll have to venture away from its outdoor...
Kytami’s name sounds Japanese, but her blue eyes suggest otherwise. In fact, when asked about her heritage, the self-described “violinistextremist” says that what should be a...

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