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Alt-J: Revenge of the Nerds

July 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

Critics love to hate Alt-J. They and their music have been called fussy and uptight; beige, tuneless, mild, featureless, and boring; lead singer Joe Newman has been compared [read on]

Melody Gardot: sultry enchantress

July 1, 2019 // 0 Comments

Dressed all in black, with her customary dark sunglasses, Melody Gardot ravished a sold-out Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier at the FIJM last night. Slow, sultry, soulful, smoky, and [read on]

Review : Das Rheingold

November 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

You probably know the Bugs Bunny classic, “Kill the Wabbit.” That one’s not from Das Rheingold. It’s from Ride of the Valkyries,  another part of [read on]

Who knew monks could dance?

May 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

In Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s Sutra, 19 Shaolin monks from an ancient temple near Dengfeng, China, perform hair-raising feats of martial prowess honed over a lifetime of [read on]
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