The voices of Femme City Choir
Words by Adèle Barclay Photos by RDM Photography and Art 2015 is year of the femme. The hashtag #yearofthefemme has recently popped up on social media feeds, especially the Instagram accounts of Vancouver queers. As the snapshots accrue, the murmurings have been getting louder—all in the service of validating and hailing queer femme identities. To […]
Jenny Ritter’s Rock & Roll choral groups [give a concert] [throw a party] at the Biltmore.
The Kingsgate Chorus and Mount Pleasant Regional Institute of Sound (MPRIS – and pronounced “Empress”), Jenny Ritter’s two excellent choral groups, represent a fresh departure within Vancouver’s burgeoning community choir scene. They perform a tightly arranged repertoire of pop music covers, not the typical choral catalogue of recycled religious hymns, slave songs, civil rights anthems, […]