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TUTS features a pair of faves

There are endless treasures scattered through Stanley Park’s 1,000 acres: from meandering paths and secret ponds to beloved attractions like the miniature train and Vancouver Aquarium.

Ernie Watts. (Janette Beckman Photo)

24 Minutes with Ernie Watts

A prolific saxophonist, Ernie Watts has performed with everyone from Buddy Rich to the Rolling Stones; and Thelonius Monk to Franz Zappa.

Eric Burdon will perform Saturday at the Hard Rock Casino. (Marianna Burdon Photo)

24 Minutes with Eric Burdon

The Animals were one of the iconic rock groups to emerge during the British Invasion of the 1960s, offering classics such as House of the Rising Sun, We Gotta Get Out of this Place and It’s My Life. Prior to his appearance this Saturday (June 17) at the Hard Rock Casino, Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with legendary vocalist of The Animals, Eric Burdon.

Raincity Blue. (Supplied Photo)

24 Minutes with Raincity Blue

Offering an amalgam of jazz, funk, soul and rhythm and blues, Raincity Blue is a familiar name in Vancouver's music scene. Ahead of their EP release and performance at Granville Island’s Backstage Lounge this Friday, Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with singer Clare Twiddy and drummer Jay Schreiber.

James McCartney. (Supplied Photo)

24 Minutes with James McCartney

Proving that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, James McCartney has developed into an accomplished singer-songwriter in his own right. The son of Sir Paul McCartney, he recently released ‘The Blackberry Train', an eclectic mix of delicately crafted songs. Prior to his Vancouver appearance at the Wise Hall on May 13, he spent 24 Minutes with

Shamsia Hassani, What about the dead fish? 2011 Paint on the ruins of Russian Cultural Centre, Kabul. (Photo courtesy Shamsia Hassani)

Traces of Words paints layered appreciation

Since the first written text was invented more than 7,000 years ago, words have shaped our perceptions, held our histories, and become one of humanity’s most complex and widely used tools.

Andrew Bailey, Jayson McDonald, and Tara Travis are Phantom Signal. (Contributed Photo)

Close encounters of the comic kind

There is nothing better than being in on a secret. This weekend, audiences can feel like part of an inside club with cozy, comedic performances in nooks across the city.