Crystal Chan
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From chatting on set with actor Zach Braff and debating the food crisis with Michelin-starred chef Lora Kirk to interviewing Olympic gold medalist Kim St-Pierre, Crystal Chan is a journalist who has covered stories big and small. She's covered many disciplines but specializes in arts coverage and features.

She is a managing editor at the classical and jazz music magazine La Scena Musicale.

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Mother Mother's Ryan Guldemond Exercises "His Right to be Loud"

Posted July 26, 2011 | 15:33:28 (EST)

Ryan Guldemond is one-fifth of Mother Mother, the B.C.-based folk-rock band that seems unstoppable in its mission to churn out catchy melodies highlighted by three-part or more vocal harmonies. He picked up his first guitar at age 10, determined to learn the Eric Clapton cover of "Crossroads."

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The New Pornographers' Carl Newman: Headed Home for Summer Live

Posted July 9, 2011 | 09:52:00 (EST)

Carl (AKA A.C.) Newman heads The New Pornographers, Vancouver's rock band laureate. Now based in New York, Carl has returned to headline a show -- appropriately, as part of a birthday bash concert series for the ensemble's hometown.

Crystal Chan: You're playing a show at Summer Live, a...

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Kronos Quartet's David Harrington: "The World's Just Going to Have to Get Used to Me"

Posted June 10, 2011 | 16:11:07 (EST)

Last month, the Kronos Quartet added the Avery Fisher and Polar Music Prizes to their extensive list of awards (which includes one Grammy). They're the only musicians to win both, let alone in one year.

In many ways, they're a more fitting poster child for the iPod...

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