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Sun. February 8th 2004 BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts at Capilano U (All Ages)
Presented by: The Cap Folk 'n' Roots Series

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Music: Theatre:
The Cap Folk 'n' Roots Series presents a concert of soul and spirituals from the African-American tradition. Feb. 8, 8 pm, Capilano College Performing Arts Theatre (2055 Purcell Way, North Van.). Tix $28/26, info 604-990-7810.


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Linda Tillery And The Cultural Heritage Choir

While singing for the play Letters From A New England Negro in 1992, Linda Tillery was introduced to some field recordings of traditional African-American music. "My God," she exclaimed, "this is what I've been looking for!" Tillery poured over documentary recordings and ethnomusicology research to uncover a treasure-trove of spirituals, work song... more info