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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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The Coup's aggressive, danceable, and hopeful musical revolution

September 4, 2014
| In an interview with Boots Riley of "punk-funk, Communist revolution" band, The Coup, we talk the band, bringing the revolution to art, withholding labour, hopeful organizing in Oakland and more.
Length: 22:44 minutes (20.82 MB)

Drives all Night: Book reading and musical performance by Jamie Andersonder

Friday, September 26, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location

Raw Sugar Cafe
692 Somerset St W
Ottawa, ON
Canada
45° 24' 44.2008" N, 75° 42' 13.8456" W

"A piece of lesbian history from the 'girl with a guitar' who truly sang for her supper. Jamie brings the road to you in color and out loud."
–Suzanne Westenhoefer

4th annual Vancouver Mini Maker Faire

Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 10:00am - Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 6:00pm

Location

PNE Forum
2901 E Hastings Street at Renfrew
Vancouver, BC
Canada
49° 16' 52.05" N, 123° 2' 38.6592" W

The fourth annual Vancouver Mini Maker Faire returns to inspire DIY enthusiasts at Vancouver's biggest show and tell. At this family-friendly event, diverse Makers come together as a community to share what they have made and learned with interactive displays, demonstrations, and Making opportunities relating to art, electronics, robotics, music, crafts, kinetic sculptures, fire art, computer hacking, quilting, farming, engineering, and everything in between.

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