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Best thing about Monsters vs Aliens

I waited for the DVD to see this one and I enjoyed it ginormically. But my favourite part was hearing the B-52’s Planet Claire during the credits. I loved that album when, yes, such things as albums were being out, … Continue reading

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Best Christmas Albums

Bruce Cockburn‘s Christmas.  This is the perfect album for Christmas time balancing traditional songs in Bruce’s own arrangements with very interesting songs including Iesus Ahatonnia which is The Huron Carol done in as close to the aboriginal lyrics as possible … Continue reading

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Intangible Asset Number 82

This documentary is Australian jazz giant Simon Barker’s journey to discover the influences of a Korean drummer/Shaman named Kim Seok-Chul. Director Emma Franz takes us, sensitively, along. Simon is not allowed by his contact, Kim Dong-Won, to see Seok-Chul right … Continue reading

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The Art of Time on Abbey Road

The family and I attended the September 26 Art of Time Ensemble performance of Abbey Road at the Enwave Theatre at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto. This was the 40th anniversary of the release of the Beatles’ album and each song … Continue reading

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An Acoustic Evening with Al Stewart with special guest Dave Nachmanoff

A long title but that was the name of the event that Karen and I attended last night in Kitchener. It was one-night-only at the The Gig Music Hall (137 Ontario St) and we showed up early and so had … Continue reading

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The Songbook 3 featuring Melanie Doane

I am big fan of Melanie Doane’s work but the concert I attended last night at the Harbourfront Centre’s Enwave Theatre blew my mind. This performance and the repeat show tonight are the last in the Art of Time Ensemble … Continue reading

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Faust by Piano

Robert Bruce is a Hamilton composer who has become well-known there and in Cambridge for, among other things, accompanying Buster Keaton silent films with original piano playing. He’s doing F.W. Murnau’s film Faust (1926) at Cambridge Galleries on Thursday at … Continue reading

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