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JUNE 28, 2014

Spotlight on French Jazz #3 // Macha Gharibian // Ottawa

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With “Mars” she has now created a realm of her own, bringing together voice and piano on stage and mixing her multiple influences, from jazz to world and folk music.

JUNE 28, 2014

Spotlight on French Jazz #3 // Michel Edelin/Tomeka Reid/Dylan van der Schyff // Vancouver

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Melodic fluidity and expressionist improv from "remarkably versatile" (Chicago Tribune) American experimental cellist Tomeka Reid (Anthony Braxton, Mary Halvorson, AACM), full-toned French flautist Michel Edelin (Hamid Drake, Nicole Mitchell, Phil Minton) and Vancouver’s Dylan van der Schyff, a consistently innovative drummer who “spins out essayistic passages of texture.”
(New York Times) Stalwart Vancouver bassist Clyde Reed joins the second trio.

JUNE 28, 2014

1944 Retrospective #DDay70

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France recognizes 70 years after the efforts made ​​by Canadians in 1944 and pays tribute to them by presenting an exhibition of archival images of Canadian soldiers who came to France in 1944.

JUNE 27, 2014

Soldier Photographers at the Centre of the Great War

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For the first time in history, a conflict is widely photographed by the soldiers themselves. Their pictures raise questions about the photographers’ motivations, the conditions under which the photos were taken and the image of war they convey.

JUNE 27, 2014

Spotlight on French Jazz #3 // Baptiste Trotignon & Mark Turner // Vancouver

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French pianist Baptiste Trotignon unfolds “absorbing stories, full of startling chordal exclamations, plaintively romantic lyricism and a collage of liquid lines.” (The Guardian). Mark Turner (Kurt Rosenwinkel, Fly) “is one of the most respected of the current crop of jazz tenor sax players, with an innate musical intelligence allied to a rare modesty.” (Irish Times).

JUNE 27, 2014

Fabien Giraud & Raphaël Siboni at BIAN [FRIMAS]

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Fabien Giraud & Raphaël Siboni will present The Unmanned at the BIAN.

JUNE 27, 2014

LETTER, an exhibition from Benoît Maire

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French visual artist Benoît Maire is having his first solo show in North America at the Western Front in Vancouver, from May, 21 to June, 28.

JUNE 26, 2014

Spotlight on French Jazz #3 // Cécile McLorin Salvant // Montréal

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Ms Salvant has it all: perfect pitch and enunciation, a playful sense of humor, a rich and varied tonal palette, a supple sense of swing, exquisite taste in songs and phrasing, and a deep connection to lyrics. She fearlessly bends notes, but always toward an expressive purpose, and her scat improvisations are not the kind of vacuous ornamentation that has become the bane of contemporary jazz singing.

JUNE 24, 2014

Fête de la musique / Make Music Vancouver

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For the third year in a row, the Fête de la Musique / Make Music Vancouver event will take place on the West Coast.

JUNE 22, 2014

Spotlight on French Jazz #3 // Baptiste Trotignon & Mark Turner // Ottawa

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After Share and Suite ... two Franco-American albums that pianist Baptiste Trotignon released a few years ago, Dusk is a quiet place marks the reunion with New York saxophonist Mark Turner, a master in the art of improvisation, and who has already inspired a whole generation of young musicians.

JUNE 20, 2014

Fête de la Musique // Moncton : Musical Itinerary

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The Fête de la Musique will be celebrated in Moncton, and organized by the Alliance Française, by the way of a musical itinerary of several steps at Montcon's key points. A not-be-missed day to celebrate Music and the first summer day.

JUNE 19, 2014

A unique journey throught Galerie F

By francecanadaculture Ottawa

An art gallery that will allow you to discover products representing the French savoir-faire in an original and entertaining manner.

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