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Jean-Michel Blais

Waking up to a summer rain storm, or the Sunday noises of a quiet house: minimalist piano has a way of conjuring that sense of calm, and evoking memories you’d long forgotten. Montreal’s Jean-Michel Blais’ (Arts & Crafts) enchanting instrumental compositions pair the melodic pop sensibilities of Amélie-era Yann Tiersen with the breathtaking technical skill …

Sarah Bradley and Amanda Lowe

Sarah Bradley https://youtu.be/LH7ViCKJm38 Sarah Bradley’s voice glows like a bonfire. Emerging as a formiddable new talent of the Franco-Ontarian music scene in the late 2000’s, she was immediately scooped up as the voice of emerging indie-electro band, FEVERS. The band enjoyed almost immediate acclaim for their ecstatic mix of sweet hooks, sophisticated arrangements, and driving …

Story of The Tragically Hip – Book Launch

ARBORETUM FESTIVAL + NAC Presents/CNA Présente present BOOK LAUNCH The Never Ending Present: The Story of Gord Downie and The Tragically Hip Author Michael Barclay in conversation with Paul Wells of Maclean’s Magazine. + performances by Claude Munson / Shadowhand Join us an inspiring and deeply insightful look at one of english Canada’s most revered …