Profile of Tara Bradbury

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  • Sick from school

    Pencils, notebooks, colds, flus, head lice: going back to school often means picking up more than just classroom supplies. Even children’s lunch ...

  • Capturing the essence of place

    A world where light and movement are tangible; where sky and water are ever-changing; where some features of the landscape call for thick, opaque ...

  • Shining their ‘Eastern Light’

    Tom Power’s recipe for a Newfoundland tune, done The Dardanelles style: one traditional jig/reel, a dash each of acoustic guitar, bouzouki, ...

  • Bringing guitar magic to St. John's

    When comedian Stephen Fry posted a one-word tweet to his four million followers back in February, he propelled a British guitarist from relative ...

  • Songwriter has wealth of stories

    There was a time when the only thing journalists wanted to talk to Steve Poltz about was a song made famous by someone else. Though it often ...

  • The gospel ... according to Dan

    Performing music for kids isn’t that much different than performing for adults, says Dan Bursey. You can gauge each crowd’s enjoyment by their ...

  • ‘Overlooking the world’

    There’s something about the walking trails in Newfoundland and Labrador. Every one of them, sooner or later, will lead you to a lighthouse. ...

  • ‘Till We Meet Again’

    With the arrival of Moravian missionaries in the 18th century among the Labrador Inuit came music — used as a teaching tool when it came to ...

  • Linked by tragedy

    On Jan. 5, 2011, a fatal accident happened on the main road in Port aux Basques. The lives of the two very different men involved were left ...

  • Come home year:

    One of the best things about having a folk festival lineup that includes mostly home-grown talent? There’s bound to be some impromptu, ...