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The Literary Festival Season Has Begun!

So with the onslaught of Fall book awards come the annual procession of literary festivals. Canada is lucky enough to have quite a few of them, although there is always room for more! 356 more words

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Rheostatics (Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON, September 5, 2015)

[ATTENDED: September 5, 2015] Rheostatics

I am a huge fan of the Rheostatics, but I never saw them live before they broke up.  There was an attempt at a reunion a few years ago but it fell through (apparently do to Martin Tielli’s stage fright). 1,881 more words

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Dave Bidini - Writing Gordon Lightfoot

This was actually a total score I got from BMV in Toronto on our trip in May. It’s just taken me this long to get around to reading it… 224 more words

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Dave Bidini: Why we shouldn't write Elton John off quite yet

My son turned 13 last week, and even though you want your children to be themselves and do their own thing, their eyes are mirrors and when they say that thing, that one word, it’s like listening to an old recording of yourself. 871 more words


tropic of hockey-dave bidini

“There are many who believe that one cannot truly know a sport without actually playing it, but watching certain games can be an intense physical experience. 1,234 more words


Dave Bidini--For Those About to Write: How I Learned to Love Books and Why I Had to Write Them (2007)

SOUNDTRACK: NELLY FURTADO-“Time Stand Still” (2010).

I stumbled upon this cover of a Rush song when I learned about Score: A Hockey Musical (which I stumbled on when looking for information about Dave Bidini).  891 more words

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Two journalists you don't know but should be reading

DAVE BIDINI: because the former Rheostatics musician is just a good a writer as he was/is at making music.

GWYN DYER: I’ve been reading and listening to Gwyn for four decades and he has never disappointed. Not once. Ever.