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Fur flies in ballet mixup

Local dancers left out of Russian troupe's Victoria debut of Swan Lake

Review: Fine-voiced tenors exude Canadian charm

Talented singers keep it heartfelt, not hyped

Review: Co-headliners, not at all - but Sum 41 and Finger Eleven both rocked

When placed together on paper, Sum 41 and Finger Eleven couldn’t be more at odds with each other.

Def Leppard fans review the concert

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Weird Al review: Strange, yes, but wonderful

Al may be weird, but he certainly isn’t dumb. He is, after all, the biggest name in the rarefied field of pop music parody. The 47-year-old's had a career for almost 30 years and sold semi-trailers of albums.

Concert review: Incubus roars at pulse-pounding show

Who: Incubus with Simon DawesWhere: Save-on-Foods Memorial CentreWhen: Monday nightRating: 3.5 out of 5

Concert reviews: Days of Future have passed, but Moody Blues roll on

Who: The Moody Blues When: Monday night Where: Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre Rating: 2.5 out of 5 - - - Someone mean-spirited (never a rock critic) might classify the Moody Blues as hoary, irrelevant relics from the 1960s.

Review: Bashful surfer's show a wild ride

Who: Xavier RuddWhere: Royal TheatreWhen: Last night Rating: 4 out of 5

Review: Energetic band keeps 'smooth jazz' in check

If you don’t know his music, maybe you’ll remember his face. Chris Botti is something of a day-time TV fixture, a modern-day Ed McMahon, except definitely prettier (he’s been one of People’s 50 Most Beautiful People), and much handier with a trumpet.

JazzFest review: Sax legend Sonny Rollins hits right chords

The elderly get such short shrift in our youth-obsessed age, it’s almost startling to see a 76-year-old musician play with tremendous joie de vivre.Such was the case Sunday night at the Royal Theatre.