This is going to be a powerful show — a day-long festival of Palestinian arts and culture and food, headlined by the magnificant Shadia Mansour. A million, trillion, googlian thanks to HumanServe for organizing the event and thinking of me (and Cousin) as performers. They do great work in supporting relief and development in Gaza and West Bank.
See you there, March 17 at TransAlta Arts Barns at 8 p.m. Click here for details.
Acclaimed Nova Scotian Musician Steven Bowers Relocates to Edmonton
First show, Friday, Feb. 10 at Haven Social Club, joined by rapper A.O.K. [CLICK HERE FOR FACEBOOK EVENT]
For at least the next six months, Edmonton's folk and roots music scene will have a powerful new addition playing its venues. Steven Bowers, a singer, songwriter and award-winning producer, has transported himself from Nova Scotia, where he made five critically acclaimed recordings.
Avenue Edmonton's winter guide this year is called "25 Reasons to Love Edmonton Winters" (Alternative title: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Edmonton Winters). And I had a lot of fun writing this with the other editors.
My favourite reason to love winter? No. 12, Gruff Pride.
Admit it, you love the vigour that comes with bragging to a foreigner about how our winters make you rise early to start your car, or sometimes it just won’t start, or the key won’t fit, or windows won’t defrost or — on very special mornings — your car is gone from sight. You love it.
Read all 25 reasons here.