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This Week in Short: 11th January 2011

January 11, 2011

Whats going on at your local Arts & Culture Centre?

  • Is Music Like a Drug? Researchers at McGill University in Montreal think it could be. Read the article in the LA Times, click here
  • Whats on at Newfoundland & Labrador’s Arts & Culture Centres – There are numerous events being held across the province at the Arts & Culture Centres. Find out whats on local to you, click here
  • Festival 500 has a new Website – Take a look here
  • St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival now Accepting Submissions – Find out how to submit to the 2011 festival, click here
  • MUN Music Student Carollers have raised over $2500 for the Canadian Cancer Society! – You can still donate on their website, click here
  • Top 50 Jazz Albums for the Week of 10 January 2011 –Click here
  • Find out who topped the Jazz airplay jazz album chart this week, Click here
  • 100 Greatest Singers of all Time –  Rolling Stone Magazine has compiled a list of who they regard to be the 100 greatest singers of all time. See if your favorites are listed, click here
  • WJB’s Posters Through the Years – Wreckhouse Jazz & Blues has had some wonderful posters promoting the festival and the organisation. Take a look at a small selection of some of the best.
  • From Cuba to Canada -Read this globe and mail article about Alex Cuba and his life in Smithers B.C, a far cry from his Caribbean homeland. Read the article here
  • The Grammy Nominees in Jazz, Blues, Gospel and World Music – Find out who has been nominated in the categories of Jazz, Blues, World Music and Gospel and follow links to watch video of the nominees. Click here
  • On Twitter? – There are a multitude of jazz organizations and performers who use Twitter to keep there fans and patrons informed. Find out who is on and how to connect by clicking here Remember you can keep up to date with the latest news with Wreckhouse Jazz & Blues on our Twitter account at http://twitter.com/WreckhouseJazz

 

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