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by Adrian
Fri Jan 27, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: "No Way to Say Goodbye..." - Corner Brook, Newfoundland
Replies: 0
Views: 1207

"No Way to Say Goodbye..." - Corner Brook, Newfoundland

This month, in the snowy heart of Canadian Winter, artists and the community of Corner Brook, NL, all gathered their warmth for “ No Way to Say Goodbye… ” – a loving tribute to the buckskin boy who’s uplifted our world through words and music, the bard Leonard Cohen. Both shows – on January 14 and 1...
by Adrian
Mon Feb 16, 2015 10:54 am
Forum: News
Topic: What has happened to 1 Heck of a Guy?
Replies: 22
Views: 6435

Re: What has happened to 1 Heck of a Guy?

That's the sole explanation from DrHGuy that I've seen. If you visit facebook, the rest of that thread comprises comments from readers expressing their feelings.

Perhaps we'll hear more - here or there!
by Adrian
Mon Feb 16, 2015 9:08 am
Forum: News
Topic: What has happened to 1 Heck of a Guy?
Replies: 22
Views: 6435

Re: What has happened to 1 Heck of a Guy?

"As some of you already know, DrHGuy.com is now closed and 1HeckOfAGuy.com will close in a couple of days. I apologize for the abrupt termination. The reasons, which have accumulated over time, are too complex, painful, and sad to go into. As Leonard once said about losing his retirement fund, 'It’s...
by Adrian
Fri Dec 19, 2014 4:21 am
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: Famous Blue Raincoat by Allison Crowe
Replies: 8
Views: 4167

Re: Famous Blue Raincoat by Allison Crowe

Thanks, Lizzy :) And to you and yours!!

May there more peace and joy in the world to come!

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Kwanzai, Festivus - and all that's celebrated :)
by Adrian
Sat Dec 13, 2014 11:26 am
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: Famous Blue Raincoat by Allison Crowe
Replies: 8
Views: 4167

Re: Famous Blue Raincoat by Allison Crowe

Direct link to the live performance of Leonard Cohen's "Famous Blue Raincoat" by Allison Crowe - at Florence's Teatro del Sale is @:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=or2iHTA9X9A

Best o' the season, to one and all! Sláinte mhaith!
by Adrian
Sat Jun 07, 2014 6:50 pm
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: Famous Blue Raincoat by Allison Crowe
Replies: 8
Views: 4167

Re: Famous Blue Raincoat by Allison Crowe

The inimitable DrHGuy posts: Allison Crowe Performs Leonard Cohen’s “Famous Blue Raincoat” – Florence 2014

http://drhguy.com/2014/06/07/allison-cr ... rence-2014

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by Adrian
Thu Jan 02, 2014 3:13 pm
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: Famous Blue Raincoat by Allison Crowe
Replies: 8
Views: 4167

Re: Famous Blue Raincoat by Allison Crowe

" Something to Crowe about " sings The Telegram - sharing word of the discerning culture blog, Muruch , naming two of Allison Crowe's albums among the best of 2013 and one of her new original songs its top pick for the year: http://www.thetelegram.com/Living/Entertainment/2014-01-02/article-3561458/...
by Adrian
Sun Dec 01, 2013 12:43 am
Forum: News
Topic: Exciting Ballet News
Replies: 33
Views: 12467

Re: Exciting Ballet News

And Happy Thanksgiving, Lizzy, and everyone celebrating - for all that we give thanks :)
by Adrian
Sat Nov 30, 2013 9:32 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Exciting Ballet News
Replies: 33
Views: 12467

Re: Exciting Ballet News

Just spotted - Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet will perform its brilliant and beautiful dance -" The Doorway: Scenes from Leonard Cohen " in a mixed repertoire program - January 25, 2014 at the Eric Harvie Theatre, The Banff Centre - Alberta, Canada: http://www.banffcentre.ca/event/6346/royal-winnipe...
by Adrian
Sat Nov 02, 2013 11:38 am
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: Famous Blue Raincoat by Allison Crowe
Replies: 8
Views: 4167

Re: Famous Blue Raincoat by Allison Crowe

It's a pleasure all 'round - thank you :)

Leonard's songs can be interpreted so many different ways - a gift to listeners and performers. I'm fortunate to serve Allison - and we're all fortunate that Jarkko is here!! :)
by Adrian
Mon Oct 28, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: Famous Blue Raincoat by Allison Crowe
Replies: 8
Views: 4167

Re: Famous Blue Raincoat by Allison Crowe

Thanks, so much, Jarkko! Allison always delights in interpreting the brilliant works of Leonard Cohen, and it's always a pleasure and treat to visit the Files - and the Forum here :) fyi, for those who enjoy some visuals as well, in an impressionistic, non-literal, way - the two versions of " Famous...
by Adrian
Fri Aug 23, 2013 1:16 pm
Forum: Other music
Topic: Bob Dylan on Leonard Cohen
Replies: 10
Views: 11223

Re: Bob Dylan on Leonard Cohen

Wonderful stuff! Thank you for bringing this to everyone's attention :)

It's just as you describe it.
by Adrian
Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:55 am
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard Cohen in Quebec - Lessons From A Master
Replies: 14
Views: 2596

Re: Leonard Cohen in Quebec - Lessons From A Master

Naturally, I echo the thanks from others for this posting by Linda - and the words of appreciation for the passion and insight provided by the author Michael Bromfield. One thing which appears these days as part of the myth surrounding " Hallelujah " is the notion that it's among the most recorded s...
by Adrian
Fri Nov 16, 2012 7:08 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Exciting Ballet News
Replies: 33
Views: 12467

Re: Exciting Ballet News

From the birthplace of Canadian confederation come this, perhaps the final, review, of the just-wrapped tour by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet - which featured a re-sequenced version of " The Doorway: Scenes from Leonard Cohen " - newly choreographed and performed: A royal treat Published on November 16,...
by Adrian
Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:35 am
Forum: News
Topic: Exciting Ballet News
Replies: 33
Views: 12467

Re: Exciting Ballet News

Making good on their word, The Halifax Chronicle Herald publishes a dance review - and this provides fuller description of how Leonard's works inform and inspire the movement, which communicates anew to the audience: RWB technique, emotion dazzle in Halifax return By ANDREA NEMETZ Entertainment Repo...

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