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THE INTERVIEWS: Owen Pallett | "Birdie" Review

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Daybreak Alberta's Chris dela Torre spoke with Juno-winner, Polaris Prize-winner and Oscar-nominee, Owen Pallett. They spoke about the violinist's latest album, In Conflict, and the state of modern music. Pallett is headlining the Pre-Sled Island Party, a free, all-ages outdoor show outside Lukes Drug Mart in Calgary Sunday afternoon.

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Daybreak's Alberta Books columnist Angie Abdou dropped by with her review of Birdie by Tracey Lindberg. The debut novel from the Alberta-based lawyer and First Nations activist is already receiving plenty of buzz from national media. Abdou calls Birdie a difficult-but-rewarding read -- and certainly important, in light of the recent release of the Truth & Reconciliation recommendations.

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