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Friday Sep 12 | Vancouver Courier

Picks of the Week: Sept. 12 - 16, 2014

In an attempt to demystify the dance world for the masses, the annual Scotiabank Dance Centre's Open House, Sept. 13, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. "offers the chance to sample a host of dance styles in a day of free open classes, studio showings and events, from contemporary and flamenco to bellydance and swing.

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Related Topix: Classical

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer's love of Bach makes for natural bedfellows

Bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile's latest recording emotionally builds upon what the two learned from cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Chris Thile and freelance bassist Edgar Meyer have had more than a few bonding moments, but one of their strongest links is their shared love of the immortal Johann Sebastian Bach.

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Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Yo-Yo Ma, Johann Sebastian Bach

Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Oregonian

Bela Fleck Q&A: On orchestras, the Flecktones and how the banjo became cool

Bela Fleck's made a career out of bringing the banjo where it wasn't expected. The musician, informed by the three-finger bluegrass tradition of Earl Scruggs and others, has walked ably between jazz, classical and world music both alongside greats such as Chick Corea and Edgar Meyer and his own group, the Flecktones, whose 20-plus-year career has been on hiatus since 2012.

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Related Topix: Bela Fleck, Bluegrass, Earl Scruggs, Classical, Jazz, Chick Corea, Symphony, Arts, Beethoven, Music, Entertainment

Thu Sep 04, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Chamber music ensembles announce concert schedules for upcoming season

On the heels of last week's article taking a look at the planned grand gestures of the area's symphony orchestras, we turn our attention next to music-making on a more intimate scale. Chamber and instrumental music of all kinds will be served up by local musical organizations.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Princeton University, Classical

Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Bluegrass Blog

Free pre-release stream for Bass & Mandolin

Nonesuch Records has made free streaming audio available prior to next week's release of Bass & Mandolin , the aptly-named new album from Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer.

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Related Topix: Classical

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