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Diamond Cafe performing on stage. Photo provided by Diamond Cafe.

Diamond Cafe making funk pop waves in Victoria music scene

The irony of Diamond Cafe's popularity as a funk pop musician in Victoria is that it stems from an ethos of individualism and an early career rejection of the cookie…

Patrick Boyle to play at latest ‘Blues for Eric’ concert on April 13

Trumpet star and UVic professor Patrick Boyle will celebrate the seminal music of Louis Armstrong while raising funds at the ninth 'Blues for Eric' benefit concert. The show starts at…

Victoria Festival of Authors returns for a third year

The Victoria Festival of Authors (VFA) returned for its third year, Sept. 27 to Oct. 1. From what I saw of it, there is good reason for the popularity of…