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Rita Pavone Tuesday

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Favourite things 2010: Homo Duplex

Halifax, you don’t make it easy, what with the lack of employment, backwards politics and ridiculous weather. But every once in awhile I’m reminded why we’ve put up with debt and salty fog for so long. Local (in the geographic … Continue reading

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Pillow talk

December was not a happy blogging month, but I’m back after a well-deserved vacation back home hanging with my family. On my travels I discovered this new little shop in Waterloo called Bon Mot, which sells contemporary art and design … Continue reading

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Courney Love knows nose

Kudos to MuchMusic for giving us non-CFL fans something to cheer about: the long-awaited, two-hour Behind the Music with Courtney Love. There are plenty of gems here (e.g. Trent Reznor’s not-so nine-inch nail), but the best line so far: “I … Continue reading

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Halifax explodes all over again

Halifax Pop Explosion starts tomorrow, ending my sleep until Monday. This amazing video has been making the rounds today: it’s MuchMusic’s New Music covering the festival  in 1994 (when was the last time a music festival got 12 minutes of … Continue reading

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Sally and the Fab Four

Only one thing can make Sally Draper forgive her daddy: tickets to the Beatles! This is the show, arguably the biggest in the Fab Four’s career, that makes Sally’s head spin, in this week’s Mad Men.

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Shad for Polaris. Time for bed.

I don’t envy my Polaris jury comrades tonight (I heard from another shortlister juror that it can get pretty testy, music-nerdy in that room). I also wish they’d just announce a winner already so I can go to sleep. Tough … Continue reading

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