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Like many good partnerships, the core creative team behind the upcoming dance show Things Near and Far came together over drinks. After that, though, dancers Ziyian Kwan, Ron...
Anyone with a few bucks to spare can hear Philippe Quint play the violin. Hearing him sing, though, is another matter, one presumably reserved for his closest friends and the...
Doric String QuartetA Vancouver Recital Society production. At the Vancouver Playhouse on Sunday, November 24 Standing WaveAt Pyatt Hall on Sunday, November 24 Forget housing...
It’s been a great season for string quartets, with foursomes both imported and homegrown playing everything from the classics of the genre to the newest of new music. But lay...
Change is coming to the Eastside Culture Crawl—but it won’t be wearing a Santa hat. Yes, the annual event’s timing has always been a little suspect. And yes, if you want to buy...
Pianist and composer Lisa Cay Miller’s music is often dark and intense—which, it seems, is just the way she likes her chocolate. “Lindt has a 99-percent chocolate bar that I enjoy...
Destroy Vancouver organizer John Brennan has hit on a great hook for the 11th edition of his ongoing ode to all things experimental: why not celebrate the musician-impresarios who...
Expect a love-in when Seattle guitarist Bill Frisell joins local multi-instrumentalist Brad Turner on-stage next week—even if the two don’t revisit the ’60s material featured on...
The temptation to politicize everything that emerges from Israel is understandable. Even Israeli writers are subject to this scrutiny: if they’re not overtly political, their work...
Pity the poor bassoon: it has one of the most haunting voices of any instrument, and yet, as composer Michael Gordon notes, it’s easily overlooked in its natural environment. “You...

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