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From the Video Vault: The Legacy of Jon Gates

The Legacy of Jon Gates (1993) – 52 minutes, colour, english
by Peter Davis & Harvey McKinnon

Jon Gates moved from Vancouver to Ottawa in 1989 to push Canadian-based international development agencies to deal with the AIDS crisis in the global south—particularly sub-Saharan Africa. 205 more words

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Video Vault - Tune-Yards

The second music and movement video posted today is all about the groove. Tune-Yards’ new album comes out on Monday. “Heart Attack” is full of groove and pulse and each of the dancers in the video showcase being given the breath of life into their world and contort into positions I’m not sure I could get into! 40 more words


Video Vault - Johanna Warren

The first of two music and movement videos today, Johanna Warren’s Gemini II is shaping up to be a beautiful album due out 16th February. The new single “inreverse” is a slow brooding acoustic guitar and vocal piece that gradually unveils its power over time. 36 more words


Video Vault - Matt Emery

Slow motion dancing and freeze frames of bodies in motion are the order of the day with Matt Emery’s lovely video for his titular track “Empire” from his recently released album. 48 more words


Best Jazz Vocals of 2017 (Part 2): A Closer Look

Happy New Year, everyone.

Well, this didn’t work out the way I intended.

I posted my “Best of; Pt. 2”, list a couple of weeks ago, fully expecting to follow quickly with comments on each of the albums. 1,098 more words


Video Vault - Stephanie Mabey

Kicking off 2018 in style, we have a lovely track that’s an ode to creativity and the creator’s spirit. Stephanie Mabey’s piano ballad is sincere, quiet, cute and introspective. 30 more words