Interesting article on CBC News website about an interesting new US advertising campaign using its diversity to sell America as a tourist destination. It’s an intriguing approach for what is the first national tourism ad campaign since the days of Ronald Reagan. Read the article here. Video featuring Roseanne Cash and a world of accompanying musicians below:
Check www.to-music.ca/events for details on these and many more shows. Great stuff to look forward to this month including… A big-time highlight: Khaira Arby at the Lula May 8. More on her here The Annual Lulaworld Festival kicks off the next day, marking 10 years of this Toronto musical treasure. This year’s festival focuses on many of the collaborations between local and international musicians. A great lineup for 11 days, starting with Autorickshaw, and ending up with a huge blowout concert featuring Pupy y Los Que Son Son from Cuba at the Phoenix Theatre. May 12: Too much going on … Continue reading →
The Guardian has produced interactive timelines of various music genres, including one for world & folk music. For a “world” classification, it’s pretty western-centric, but interesting nonetheless. View it here.