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Anyone looking for new songs from Joan Baez when she headlines the Vancouver Folk Music Festival on Saturday night had better rethink their expectations. While the ’60s icon and...
Como, Mississippi, doesn’t have the name-recognition factor of nearby Memphis, Tennessee, but on a per capita basis it’s probably contributed just as many giants to the roots-...
If you don’t know Italian—or Italian history—you could be forgiven for thinking that Riccardo Tesi & Banditaliana’s new release, Maggio, is simply very pretty music. “Maggio...
{sidebar title='Yak & Yeti Bistro'} 2958 West 4th Avenue, 604-428-4422. Open 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. daily. {/sidebar} Yaks we know, sort of. Big, bovine, shaggy animals, they’re...
A MovEnt production. At the Emerald on Friday, July 4. No remaining performances For a good time, call MovEnt. Vancouver’s populist dance presenter knows how to throw a party, and...
Choreographed by Jennifer Mascall and the dancers. A MascallDance production, in association with Dancing on the Edge. At Chapel Arts on Thursday, July 3. Continues Friday, July 4...
Diego García picked up a Latin Grammy for best tango album last week, which might come as a surprise to those aware that the annual awards show is held every November. Reached by...
Poet and translator Coleman Barks’s pursuit of the 13th-century mystic Jalal ad-Din Rumi has led him down many strange paths, none quite so bizarre as the 2005 pilgrimage he made...
At various venues on Saturday and Sunday (June 28 and 29) It’s Monday morning and I have a jazz hangover, despite having consumed nothing more noxious than Perrier and some ill-...
David Fathead Newman & the Tilden Webb TrioCellar Groove (Cellar Live) With Cellar Groove, jazz impresario Cory Weeds has dug deep into his archive for a 2004 club date all...

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