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The call of the island we call home permeates the hearts and minds of any honest Newfoundlander and Labradorian. No matter how far we trod, miles or oceans between, there is a tether to this almost mystical place that cannot be described in honest justice. That call is something that

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A pillar of the community and a shining example of the best of today’s youth, it’s always a pleasure to get to know the woman beneath the crown.

By Dillon Collins

If you’re a Newfoundlander and Labradorian worth your salt, you know the name Ryan’s Fancy. You know

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Howyagettinon? So – big fuss still going on about this musical in New York City. The one about Gander and the goings-on after 9/11. Amazing. I mean, who’d a thunk it? The ‘Big Apple’ all a-buzz about the ‘core’ of our province. Freaky.
And it’s all going on about a

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Singer-songwriter, producer and director, the ever-versatile fan favourite Ian Foster returns with his timely new record Sleeper Years
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Take me through the writing process for Sleeper Years. What grabs you, thematically or otherwise, these days?
For me it always ends up being the culmination of a couple

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In the wake of their mammoth sophomore studio album Touch, which recently won the Juno Award for Best Alternative Album, Canadian rockers July Talk return to St. John’s for a performance which promises to tear the roof off of Club One. We caught up with members Peter Dreimanis and Leah Fay

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Decorated Canadian singer-songwriter Basia Bulat returns to Newfoundland for a lengthy cross-island tour this April.
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Q: Coming off of two very successful and well received studio albums, do you find mounted pressure to achieve a certain level of songwriting or success?
A: I don’t really think of it that

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Koba Entertainment have helped bring to life, and to the stage, some of the most adored properties in children’s television, including The Backyardigans, Dora the Explorer, Toopy and Binoo, Mike the Knight, Max & Ruby, and Franklin the Turtle among others.
Returning to St. John’s for two performances on April

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Newly formed folk pop trio Weight of the World serve up a thrilling new entry into our vast music landscape with their debut studio album Seasons. 
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Breaking into the folk music scene here in Newfoundland and Labrador can prove to be a cautious endeavour. Sheer will and determination won’t

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What a difference a year makes. In the time spent since The Herald last clocked in with adolescent blues maestros Earle and Coffin, the duo have successfully released an acclaimed live album, banked their first ever Canadian Folk Music Award and uncorked their debut studio effort Wood Wire Blood &

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