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"It’s such a perspective that I’ve never seen."
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"Decolonizing doesn't hurt anybody. It's exactly what everybody needs to do."
The indigenous DJ trio will also be performing on the Juno Awards broadcast from Ottawa.
Vancouver International Flamenco Festival
"I lived through Nixon, both Bushes and Reagan [and] the same greed, the same lack of caring for the underclasses was there."
Is Vancouver a city without duende? For those unfamiliar with the term, a creative force evoked in the art of flamenco, I defer to Garcia Lorca -- the poet killed by right-wing Spanish civil war era assassins whose work seems ever more resonant in our time of vulgar demagogues and neo-liberal pretenders.
“At the time, breastfeeding was totally overwhelmed by the formula companies."
Buffy Sainte-Marie, adorned in feathers, beads and a bad-ass black leather jacket, is smiling brightly in a sky-scraping hotel suite facing the CN Tower. The charismatic, how-could-she-be-74-years-old...
"It's so crazy that none of us, aboriginal or not, we couldn't survive if the system starts to fall down. We ought to be able to make our own homes."
When Willie Thrasher first hit concert stages in the Northwest Territories during the late 1960s, his band the Cordells played Kinks and the Rolling Stones covers. That is, until an old man at a winte...
As the students among us head back to become more learned in the coming weeks, some might wonder what the point of formal education is -- especially after a summer of songs and shows brought to you by...
Oh, Canada. How nice and democratic you are. Other nations have their big music award shows in their biggest or most glamourous city. But instead of basing the Juno Awards in, say, Toronto, Montreal o...