Chor Leoni presents Cadillac Cathedral Feb 1 in Victoria, Feb 2 in Nanaimo

Chor Leoni presents Cadillac Cathedral. No writer better embodies what it is to live on Vancouver Island, for me, than the venerable Jack Hodgins, author and professor emeritus at the University of Victoria. I came late to his work, in the 2000s, and still remember reading passages of The Invention of the World (his first novel, written in 1977) and veritably smelling the tang of the beach at high tide, and hearing the crunch of sand under … [Read more...]

Kindred Spirits: Elektra Women’s Choir & Shelagh Rogers

I'm happy to promote a rare Victoria concert by Vancouver's Elektra Women's Choir,  "Kindred Spirits", Saturday May 14th at Christ Church Cathedral. Kindred Spirits brings together Shelagh Rogers, an icon of Canadian broadcasting, and Vancouver’s renowned Elektra Women’s Choir (Morna Edmundson, Artistic Director) in an exploration of friendship, love, and what it means to be Canadian. Incorporating Shelagh’s personal reminiscences, … [Read more...]