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Although it’s not quite the same as opening the civic books to public scrutiny, the City of Vancouver’s inaugural Doors Open program, running from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday (...
Choreographed by Judith Garay. A Dancers Dancing and SFU Woodward’s Cultural Programs coproduction. At Studio D in the Goldcorp Centre for the Arts on Friday, September 26. No...
With pianist Inon Barnatan. At the Orpheum Theatre on Saturday, September 27. Continues Monday, September 29 It’s good that audiences don’t have to sing “O Canada” at every...
Although the average tourist could be excused for thinking that Whistler is an oddly mountainous suburb of Sydney or Melbourne, that’s never going to be said of Mon­treal. Being...
Sometimes the best surprises are hidden in plain sight, as media artist Emilie Crewe discovered while planning the two free public-art-themed walking tours she’ll host this...
Almost every article written about sitarist Shahid Parvez describes him as one of India’s finest young musicians, so it’s a bit of a shock to read the fine print and discover that...
One of the pleasures of playing Johannes Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, says Inon Barnatan, is that it allows the soloist considerable interpretive freedom—but the...
You can’t always hear Tajikistan in Farangis Nurulla-Khoja’s music, but it’s there. Yes, the Montreal-based composer works in a thoroughly international style, often setting dense...
It's not news that Carlos Nuñez will be playing seven concerts in the Pacific Northwest this fall: after all, even Nanaimo should be entitled to some Spanish bagpipe music every...
Fear not: I won’t be donning a micro-mini or waving pom-poms for the purpose of this survey. But it’s hard not to act like a cheerleader when looking at the upcoming year in...

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