Almost weekly, Triniman catches new movies, and adds one or two CDs to his collection. Due to time constraints, he blogs about only 5% of the CDs, books and DVDs that he purchases. Holed up in the geographic centre of North America, the cultural mecca of Canada, and the sunniest city north of the 49th, Winnipeg, Triniman blogs a bit when he's not swatting mosquitoes, shovelling snow or golfing.
Solid show by one of Canada's top indie rock bands, who are refreshingly focused on lyrics and melody.
Better than most movies, Lost Seasons 1 and 2 is tension filled and compelling.
The Grande Mothers, members of the Mothers of Invention, were a highlight for me, along with Sisters Euclid and Ireland's Flook.
Day 2 highlights included seeing San Francisco's That 1 Guy and Minnesota's Low at the alternative tent.
Day 1 of the 33rd annual Winnipeg Folk Festival was their biggest opener ever, with Steve Earle headlining.
Fans were treated to seeing a magnificent, unmistakably unique band, firing on all cylinders, plus a superb support act.
Yet another disappointing blockbuster, following X-Men 3 and M:I 3. Director Bryan Singer doesn't quite save the day.
Stunning concert of lush, cinematic flamenco-influenced acoustic guitar music with a band of exotic instrumentalists.
An evening of Latin-influenced jazz with the ledgendary Paquito D'Rivera, a child prodigy, and Canadian bassist Robert Occhipinti.
Finest jazz trio that I've seen in years — elder statesman pianist McCoy Tyner remains a vital force in jazz.