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Cochrane author nominated for Evergreen award

Cochrane author nominated for Evergreen award

Cochrane author Fred Stenson’s latest novel, Who By Fire, has been nominated for a 2015 Evergreen award.
Chang takes on role of ambassador of Gypsy jazz music

Chang takes on role of ambassador of Gypsy jazz music

Gypsy jazz has long been associated with famous Belgian musician Django Reinhardt, the man who is said to have invented the style of music. But Montreal’s Denis Chang has become known as the new ambassador for the genre.
Danny and Carrie decide to play 'for keeps'

Danny and Carrie decide to play 'for keeps'

There are a number of ways to announce and celebrate an engagement – cards, social media and of course the classic, and sometimes unfortunately cheesy, engagement photo.
Scouten gets over her studio allergy

Scouten gets over her studio allergy

Life for Sarah Jane Scouten has been about being a bit of a nomad lately.
Harpist captures young minds

Harpist captures young minds

Jeff Stockton's journey into harpistry started 20 years ago when his students turned the tables on the then teacher.
From the school bus to the stage

From the school bus to the stage

Recently the Toronto Blues Society announced its list of nominees for the annual Maple Blues Awards. Part of the awards includes the prestigious Blues With A Feeling Award, also known as the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Golden Globe award winner next on Chinook's list

Golden Globe award winner next on Chinook's list

The Chinook Film Group is back in action this January with a recent award winning film, The Theory of Everything. The film is about famed theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking and his relationship with ex-wife Jane Wilde Hawking.
East Coast inspires Condon

East Coast inspires Condon

For singer/songwriter Ashley Condon, returning to Prince Edward Island where she was ‘raised between two potato fields’, was not in her original professional game plan.
Troy looks to connect with the audience through her writing

Troy looks to connect with the audience through her writing

For musician Sarah Troy, moving from Bragg Creek to Boston, Mass. was a big change.
Calgarians bring unique bluegrass blend to Water Valley

Calgarians bring unique bluegrass blend to Water Valley

Band names can come from the oddest combinations, as is evident with the Toronto duo Rye and Fairy Tales.