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February 20, 2009

Winterruption Festival at Granville Island

Written by
cindy mcleod

jazz concerts, festivals, Canada


Winterruption Festival
Performance Works
Fri & Sat, Feb 21 &22
Granville Island, Vancouver

Performance Works Features 2 Days of Jazz

Vancouver’s Granville Island hosts the 4th annual arts & culture Winterruption festival this weekend, celebrating the West Coast through music, theatre, film, visual arts, dance, literature, food, wine and BC artisans.
Activities include street performers, roving characters, face painters and buskers, as well as more than a dozen venues featuring events.
Performance Works, at 1218 Cartwright Street, features some of the finest in Canadian and international jazz, all free of charge and family-friendly.

Saturday, Feb 21
12:30 PM Award winning Vancouver bassist Jodi Proznick & her Quartet

2:30 PM Premier British jazz vocalist Norma Winstone

4:30 PM Montreal nine-piece brass band L’Orkestre des Pas Perdu
(Presented by Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad)
Sunday, Feb 22

12:30 PM French improvisers Michel Doneda & Lê Quan Ninh

2:30 PM New York world music/jazz fusion Petr Cancura’s PeopleMusic

4:30 PM Montreal sextet Les Projectionnistes
(Presented by Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad)

for more info visit www.winterruption.com

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