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Polaris Important 2014 Dates Announced
APRIL 16 2014 • By Sarah Kurchak
Spring is finally here. Sometimes it’s warm enough to go outside without a parka and the looming threat of snow has diminished ever so slightly. As such, the mighty Polaris has awoken from its post-2013 Gala slumber/hangover ready for another season celebrating the best in Canadian music. Today Steve Jordan, Founder and Executive Director of the Polaris
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We've Restocked The Polaris Store Just In Time For The Holidays
NOVEMBER 13 2013 • By Sarah Kurchak
It's mid-November. The last of the discounted Halloween candy has been cleared from store shelves and malls are starting to sneak "Wonderful Christmastime" into their playlists. It's time to start thinking about holiday shopping. If you're looking for the perfect gift for the Canadian music lover in your life, we here at Polaris humbly suggest taking
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Polaris 2013 Gala Performance Special Airs November 17
NOVEMBER 12 2013 • By Sarah Kurchak
If you, like us, are going through a serious case of Gala withdrawal, Polaris and AUX have just the thing to tie you over until Polaris 2014-mania stars running wild. Polaris Performances 2013, a compilation of all of the performances from our 2013 Gala will be simulcast on AUX (Rogers 107/699, Shaw 138) and HIFI (Rogers 538, Bell 1623, Shaw 249) on
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Banff Centre, Scion Sessions Join Forces For Banff-Polaris Residency
OCTOBER 10 2013 • By Sarah Kurchak
Two former Polaris Prize nominees will be going on one heck of a working holiday next year. Polaris, The Banff Centre and Scion Sessions have teamed up to create something called the Banff-Polaris Residency. Basically, two artists who have been Short Listed for the Polaris Prize in the past will receive a three-week residency at The Banff Centre in
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Godspeed You! Black Emperor Win The 2013 Polaris Music Prize
SEPTEMBER 23 2013 • By Aaron Brophy
Godspeed You! Black Emperor have won the 2013 Polaris Music Prize for their album 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!, besting the nine other albums on the Polaris Short List. The band were not in attendance at the awards, though representatives from their label Constellation Records said Godspeed would be using the $30,000 prize money to fund music programs
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Get in tune with The Polaris Gala Broadcast on AuxTV with the official trailer
SEPTEMBER 20 2013 • By Polaris Music Prize
Music Lovers! Prepare to tune in and watch the Polaris Gala live on AuxTV. Show starts at 7 pm ET Monday Sept 23 streaming @ www.aux.tv/polaris featuring hosts Kathleen Edwards and Shad, performances by Zaki Ibrahim, Metric, METZ, Purity Ring, A Tribe Called Red, Whitehorse, Young Galaxy and of course the 2013 winner announcement. Watch the trailer
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