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Music Review: Carole Pope returns with new album

Landfall album cover
Grande dame of the Canadian art rock scene Carole Pope returns with a new album.

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First CD release by Toronto singer Amai Kuda

Toronto singer-songwriter Amai Kuda
The Toronto-based singer-songwriter is releasing her first CD in early October, the self-produced album called 'Sand from the Sea.'

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Kinnie Starr: A Women's Worlds 2011 interview

Photo: Paul Schreiber/Flickr
'I don't see enough diversity in the female expression anymore....'

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Indie Inside: Listen to the Banned

Listen to the Banned is a unique collection of contemporary songs by artists from around the world who have been censored, persecuted, taken to court, imprisoned and even tortured for a very simple reason - their music.
Music by censored, imprisoned and tortured artists.

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Vox Sambou and the Solid'Ayiti initiative for Haiti

Interview with Nomadic Massive rapper Vox Sambou on artistic solidarity and the grassroots in Haiti. Photo: Kamal/Photofade www.photofade.com

Haitian hip-hop artist Vox Sambou offers an inspiring mix of powerful music and social action, pointing to the great possibilities of blending the arts with community activism. A key hip-hop figure in Montreal, Vox is a member of the celebrated ensemble Nomadic Massive and assisted in launching the Solid'Ayiti initiative after the devastating earthquake hit Haiti last winter.

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Matilda and the literary lights of the Round Table

The legendary Algonquin Hotel in New York City. Photo: chrisjohnbeckett/flickr

I curled my body around some blue-jean-covered legs as the human attached to them started to read a copy of The New York Times pulled from the antique rack in the cramped lobby of the most famous literary landmark in Manhattan, The Algonquin Hotel. A momentary purr slipped out as I cosied up to watch the morning hubbub begin. It was a few weeks before my historic home would celebrate its 107th birthday.

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Indie Inside: 24-HOUR Church of Beer

Growing from the dark woods of a secluded island in Canada's stunning Georgia Strait, 24-HOUR Church of Beer evolved slowly, somewhat like mushrooms.
Growing from the dark woods of a secluded island in Canada's stunning Georgia Strait, 24-HOUR Church of Beer evolved slowly, somewhat like mushrooms.

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Celebrate Resistance Party

Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 6:00am - 12:00pm

Location

Lula Lounge
1585 Dundas West
Toronto, ON
Canada
43° 38' 59.1648" N, 79° 26' 4.5132" W

Please join us as we Celebrate Resistance on Sunday April 13th. Doors Open at 6 pm / Show Starts at 7 pm

An evening to honour and celebrate African and Indigenous Resistance at Lula Lounge.

This community gathering will celebrate our diverse culture as Latin Americans and will feature:

This community gathering will celebrate our diverse culture as Latin Americans and will feature:

Axé Capoeira Toronto - Afro-Brazilian Martial Arts
Mery Perez- Nicaraguan Singer
Nhapitapi- Zimbabwean Music Group

World Premiere: '08/14/13 - Cairo'

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:00pm

Location

Maureen Forrester Recital Hall
75 University Ave. W.
Waterloo, ON
Canada
43° 28' 28.3476" N, 80° 31' 41.142" W

Join award-winning Canadian bass clarinetist, Kathryn Ladano in concert, which includes a premiere of Frank Horvat's piece, 08/14/13 – Cairo.

Creating Narrative, Politics and Music

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 2:30pm

Location

York University
305 York Lanes
Toronto, ON
Canada
43° 46' 27.1704" N, 79° 30' 6.6528" W

A talk by Annabelle Chvostek

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