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Aug
24
2018

ESPADRILLE/TABUA-HARRISON

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Annandale Creative Arts Centre, August 9 7/10 Marriages between sound and image remain fickle when, unlike in a movie, the music is intended as the primary focus. Sometimes the two bring each other to mutual fulfilment; more often they are at cross purposes. Still the most successful such marriage I’ve witnessed was Sex, Lynch and […]

Aug
23
2018

FALLING IN LOVE AGAIN

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Lennox Theatre, August 5 8/10 As much as an actor and singer she was an artefact of an era. Like an exquisite piece of art deco glass, Marlene Dietrich simultaneously epitomised the 1930s and was timeless. That quality, missing in the first half of Jennifer Ward-Lealand’s tribute, luxuriantly filled Act Two, transforming a capable show […]

Aug
11
2018

FREEDMAN JAZZ 2018

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The Studio, July 30 8/10 It’s actually quite simple: just feelings expressed as sound. As long as that truism remains in place regardless of other layers of complexity, you have half a chance of making music. Nick Garbett has always understood this. Treating his trumpet as a palette of colours, he has looked to draw […]

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