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Sun. November 5th 2006 BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts at Capilano U North Vancouver BC (All Ages)
8 PM - 10.30 PM doors at 7 PM
Presented by: Cap Folk 'n' Roots
Portuguese chanteuse Ana Moura has arisen as a leading voice of traditional fado just as the venerable idiom is enjoying a renaissance of popularity. Fado, once considered musically conservative and politically associated with Portugal’s dictatorship until the 1970s, has been revitalized by a new generation of singers who have been drawn to the way fado (“fate”) merges grand, tragic emotion with the delicate picking of the Portuguese guitarra.


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Ana Moura

Portuguese vocalist Ana Moura, whose soulful and riveting interpretation of her land's captivating fado style has made her a star in Europe, brings her gentle, persuasive magic to North American audiences with the release of her debut album Guarda-me a vida na mao (Keep my life in your hand) to be released February 8th on World Village/Harmonia Mun... more info