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Amplified Idiots: The Angry Place

Posted by: J.D. Renaud  •  November 29, 2012 @ 2:19am

I have written a lot of material about things I've hated. The reaction has been hit or miss.

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Winnipeg Jazz Festival Review: The Hold Steady with Greg MacPherson at the Burton Cummings Theatre

Posted by: Matt Moskal  •  July 1, 2012 @ 9:36pm

"Jazz is not just a genre of music," announced Steve Kirby.

The Manitoba bassist had Juss Jazz packed elbow-to-elbow while his hot quartet ended their set. As the evening unwound, venues facilitated genre-spanning performances all under the Jazz Festival banner.

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Folk Fest Interview: Rosalyn and Vanessa of Winnipeg country-roots band Oh My Darling

Posted by: Paul Little  •  July 8, 2011 @ 9:33pm

Unfortunately, as we alluded to yesterday, there won't be any big posts for the next couple days from the Winnipeg Folk Festival, as the exhaustion (and let's face it, fun) of camping is taking up a lot of our time over the weekend.

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Winnipeg Comedy Fest Interview: Local Winnipeg stand-up comic Ryan Ash

Posted by: Paul Little  •  April 8, 2011 @ 3:46pm

One of the most anticipated and highly-attended shows every year at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival is The Winnipeg Show, the stand-up comedy showcase at the Gas Station Theatre comprised of Winnipeg-raised or Winnipeg-based comics.

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Winnipeg Comedy Fest Interview: Stand-up comic Darryl Lenox

Posted by: Paul Little  •  April 5, 2011 @ 7:15pm

If you frequent your local comedy club, you've probably seen Darryl Lenox perform live, as he's been making the rounds across the United States and Canada for years. He's established himself as an insightful, ambitious, and hardworking comic, and while you have to keep your brain turned on to really enjoy his sets, it's most definitely worth it.

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Interview: Rising Canadian singer/songwriter James Struthers

Posted by: Paul Little  •  February 18, 2011 @ 1:21am

In the relatively short time he's been a full-time musician, singer/songwriter James Struthers has been compared to several established and popular artists. And while the comparisons may be fairly accurate, saying Struthers sounds like Jason Mraz or John Mayer doesn't fairly represent how fresh and original he and his music really is.

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Amplified Idiots: The Interrogative Comic

Posted by: J.D. Renaud  •  January 6, 2011 @ 3:35pm

Have you ever read the book 'The Interrogative Mood' by Padgett Powell? Would you be interested to read it if I told you that the book's main claim to fame is that every single sentence in it is a question? Would you believe me if I told you that it is really quite

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Amplified Idiots: How To Stop Enjoying Open Mic Comedy Before It's Too Late

Posted by: J.D. Renaud  •  December 16, 2010 @ 2:19pm

I mark every show I play on my calendar. The year is not yet over, but I counted this year's total the other day out of curiosity. Fear not though, loyal reader. I will not pester you with the details of my public displays of mediocrity. Saying the number here would only be masturbatory on my part. Not only that, but the worst kind of masturbatory.

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The 37th Winnipeg Folk Festival kicked off Wednesday for five days of folk and roots music (and a lot more)

Posted by: Paul Little  •  July 8, 2010 @ 9:16pm

The Winnipeg Folk Festival is in full swing, as the 37th annual folk music festival held just outside Winnipeg, Manitoba began with two evenings (Wednesday and Thursday) of music before the full day schedules kick in from Friday to Sunday.

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36th Annual Winnipeg Folk Festival launches five days of music with Elvis Costello

Posted by: Paul Little  •  July 9, 2009 @ 6:46am

The Winnipeg Folk Festival has become one of the premiere outdoor festivals in North America over its 36 year history, attracting crowds of over 45,000 paying customers to see the world's best folk, roots, bluegrass, and traditional music performers.

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