Open Waters Festival, Halifax
The annual Open Waters Festival of new and improvised music took place January 7-10 at Sir James Dunn Theatre, the Atlantica Hotel, the Central Library, and The Company House in Halifax. Hamilton’s Cem Zafir, of zulapresents, attended the festival and writes:
“The programming by the Upstream Music Association’s new artistic director, double bassist Lukas Pearse, was remarkable in its breadth, bringing to the fore improvisation as a thread in...
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By Laura Kenins
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