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Panorama 2016 Festival Review: From Worst to Best

After three straight days with temperatures flirting around 100° F, LCD Soundsystem gave their sweaty fans at Panorama music festival the chance to dance themselves clean. 6,439 more words

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Fantasia 2016 Review: "She`s Allergic to Cats" (2016) ★★★★

Each Film Festival has its own strange film to display to eccentric movie lovers. But that, I must say, does not mean that you or me will appreciate the filmmaker’s effort, if the storyline does not appeal to us, or should I say, to our eyes? 412 more words

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WayHome 2016 Festival Review: The Top 10 Performances

Only two years in, Canada’s WayHome Music & Arts Festival is technically in its infancy. Yet, the three-day bash — located about 90 minutes north of Toronto, Ontario, at the 92-acre Burl’s Creek Event Grounds in Oro-Medonte — has had a distinct advantage: years of experience from a partnership between local vets Republic Live and Bonnaroo co-founders AC Entertainment and, more importantly, the capability to look at myriad other long-established festivals and borrow their most successful elements, or at least draw inspiration from them. 4,197 more words

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Splendour in the Grass 2016 Festival Review: The Top 20 Performances

Honey, we’re not in Kansas anymore. Looking around the grounds of Splendour in the Grass, there was no denying where you were. There was the Miss Saigon karaoke, the Moroccan bar, a tipi forest, a German sausage stand, a taco bar, and a Thai massage place, symbols of the influences and inspirations that have fed into the melange of Australian culture. 4,115 more words

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Newport Folk Festival 2016 Review: From Worst to Best

When I sat down with Executive Producer of the Newport Festivals Foundation Jay Sweet eight months ago for our 2015 Festival of the Year feature, he kept bringing up the concept of the paradox of compounding expectations. 5,946 more words

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Fantasia 2016 Review: "Kidnap Capital" (2016) ★★★★★

You may get an interesting outcome if you allow yourself to analyze the psychological condition of a refugee who pursues an opportunity for better life in another country. 452 more words

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