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Entries for August 2013

Buskers 2013

I was the 25th Buskers Carnival this last weekend. It happens that the at the 2nd The Bare Naked Ladies picked up their fourth member. Steven Page (Their former front-man) opened the carnival with a crowd pleasing show!

There were so many amazing people sharing their talents. I think I was expecting more musical acts than their were. I think my idea of the term busker was limited street musicians but that has now changed. Maybe due to the fact that I hadn't seen acrobats doing their thing on Granville.

It was an entertaining weekend. Big thanks to the ...

Read more (Posted Aug 27, 2013)

Porch Party in the 'hood

It is a yearly tradition for our neighbouring 'hood to host musical groups on their front stairs. I was curious how this was going to work while we were reading about it on the posters.

A lovely group of people in a 6 block radious invites small musical acts to play on their front porches for a set. Their were so many wonderful performers. Other residents of the area did chalk drawings, music classes, kids crafts and poem sharing.

We attempted to participate in all. Kye and Marin made pan flutes and bought cds from two bands that they really ...

Read more (Posted Aug 29, 2013)