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Today in Toronto: David Byrne and St. Vincent, Gotye, James Ehnes and more

David Byrne and St. Vincent An odd couple? Not really. The former Talking Heads frontman and the one-time member of the indie-rock gospel choir The Polyphonic Spree have more in common than you’d think. Find out more »

Gotye This Australian singer-songwriter’s left-field hit, “Somebody I Used to Know,” is the bitterest, most broken- hearted earworm since Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep.” Find out more »

James Ehnes Plays Brahms The Manitoba-born violinist brings his 1715 “Marsick” Stradivarius to town to kick off the TSO’s 90th season with Brahms’ Violin Concerto. Find out more »

Kathak Mahotsav 2012 The Rina Singha Kathak Dance Orga- nization is devoted to the preservation and development of Kathak, one of the eight forms of Indian classical dance. Find out more »

Lætitia Sadier Sadier was one of the founding members of British experimental band Stereolab, where she was perfectly matched with fellow vocalist Mary Hansen (who died tragically 10 years ago at the age of 36). Find out more »

Obaaberima Tawiah M’carthy’s moment has finally come: the charismatic Ghana-born performer has been working on this one-man show since 2009. Find out more »

Tribute to John Coltrane Every year, the Rex holds a birthday celebration for the live-hard/ die-young saxophonist who single-handedly revolutionized his instrument (and could switch from tender ballads to howling free jazz on a dime). Find out more »

 

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