Music Features

Element Music Festival jams with scenic sonics

Organizers of the Snug Lake musical event are betting that a crowd of approximately 2,000 people in a beautiful setting will allow for a better holiday than the sweltering, urban confines of other multiday fests.

Weaves balances craft and spontaneity

Ramshackle and experimental yet unerringly catchy, the Toronto-based group lives by Quincy Jones’ mantra: you have to leave space in a song for God to walk in the room.


A moment in the reeds

I first noticed you- cute blonde, short hair, leather jacket, in the hallway going back into the...