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Late Night Stargazing

More cover version fun now, and a song which is currently featuring in an advert for…actually, I’m not sure what it’s for, and even if I did know I wouldn’t give it a free advert here. 236 more words

Late Night Stargazing

Spanish Peanuts.


Antonio’s daughter was always the misfit. Squinting, nail biting, and a fixating stare. Dark eyes, the kind that didn’t fit the decor. In junior high, all she’d wanted were knees that didn’t show when she walked, calves that met each other when she stood, and a nose that looked like it belonged to her head. 507 more words

Songs Influenced By Movie Stars (Part 3)

Peter And The Test Tube Babies – Elvis Is Dead 

Elton John – Candle In The Wind (Marilyn Monroe)

Rufus Wainwright – Matinee Idol (River Phoenix) 16 more words


Reviewsday: When Love Speaks

When Love Speaks, a compilation album released in 2002 (where have I been?) that features interpretations of forty-seven of William Shakespeare’s sonnets, four excerpts from his plays, as well as “Live with me and be my love” by Christopher Marlowe and the anonymous lyric from Shakespeare’s day, “Come again, sweet love doth now invite.” 266 more words


On Hating Popular Music

You might read this blog and assume that I really, really hate popular music. I don’t. That’s not the case at all. In fact, the only reason that I started studying music in the first place was because of popular music. 1,065 more words

Classical Music

Canada Scene adds Chouinard, Choinière and Theatre in the Bush

A new piece by choreographer Marie Chouinard, a 26-writer collaboration by Quebec playwright Olivier Choinière, and an interactive play at Mackenzie King’s estate are some of the highlights in the latest batch of performances announced as part of this summer’s Canada Scene festival. 427 more words

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FOLK-S dance performance is part spectacle, part endurance test

The FOLK-S Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? dance performance, which will be staged Feb. 9 to 11 at the National Arts Centre, is ground-rattling and a bit nerveracking. 769 more words

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