SPOTLIGHTS112 Stories

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A Girl, a Ukulele and Some Yodeling w/ Alessandra Cowan
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A Girl, a Ukulele and Some Yodeling w/ Alessandra Cowan

    Everything old is new again in the youthful hands of Alessandra Cowan – singer, musician and yodeler.   SB (StarBeat): 1,2,3…Go: When did you start singing? AC (Alessandra Cowan): I started singing as soon as I could talk.   SB: Next Step: When did you start performing? AC: I started performing on stage […]
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Acting Up with Model Mark David Gosse
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Acting Up with Model Mark David Gosse

    StarBeat chats with this model from Denmark knocking on the door of the acting world in the USA.   SB (StarBeat): How did it all start, and why acting? MDG (Mark David Gosse): My interests have long been on the model world where I’ve been doing a lot of advertising work, but it […]
AlessandraAlessandra: Drummin’ Through Life in the USA
Alessandra: Drummin’ Through Life in the USA
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Alessandra: Drummin’ Through Life in the USA

    StarBeat Talent Mag feature Q and A with Alessandra – bringing some girl power to the world of drums!   SB (StarBeat): How did you first get interested in music and more specifically drumming?     AL (Alessandra): When I about seven years old, I was really interested in music and started learning […]
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All Aboard The Filharmonic Express
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All Aboard The Filharmonic Express

Let’s all get on board with a cappella group The Filharmonic on their express trip through movies, TV shows, the LA scene all the way to the Shorty Awards.   SB (StarBeat): The Genesis: How did the group get started? TF (The Filharmonic): We started The Filharmonic in 2013 to audition for a show called […]
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Annabel Lee: Making it Her Way in LA
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Annabel Lee: Making it Her Way in LA

  Annabel Lee is a singer/song-writer making music her way as a new transplant to the LA music scene.   SB (StarBeat): Memory Game: What is your favourite musical memory or experience? AL (Annabel Lee): It’s hard to pin down one memory that would be my favorite. I’d say some of my favorites were on […]
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Artist Spotlight: Issah Contractor
Artist Spotlight: Issah Contractor
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Artist Spotlight: Issah Contractor

Up close and personal with one and the only – Issah Contractor, a multi-faceted Vancouver, BC recording and session artist: drummer, bassist, composer, screenwriter and film director.
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Artist Spotlight: Mikalyn Hay Ripples & Shines
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Artist Spotlight: Mikalyn Hay Ripples & Shines

SB (StarBeat): Hey Ms. Hay! Tell us a bit about you so we can warm up… MH (Mikalyn Hay): I am a grade nine student from Guelph ON. I am tall for my age and play basketball a bit – but more real sport is singing and songwriting!     SB: Through this Rippled Mirror… […]
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Artist Spotlight: Nick Provost (Ontario, Canada)
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Artist Spotlight: Nick Provost (Ontario, Canada)

SB (StarBeat): Nick, were you bouncing of the walls as a kid, or is that a fairly recent obsession? NP (Nick Provost): I’ve been bouncing around since I knew what parkour was. I was always climbing things and jumping off of stuff. It just makes me happy!   SB: When were you officially diagnosed as […]
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Artist Spotlight: Rose Cora Perry (Ontario, Canada)
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Artist Spotlight: Rose Cora Perry (Ontario, Canada)

SB (StarBeat): Rose, do you have a third name starting with M? RCP (Rose Cora Perry): Yes, in fact the Royal Canadian Mounted Police came up with their moniker after becoming fans of my music I do think horses are quite majestic creatures so I didn’t go after them with a copyright claim.     […]
AmistatAmistatAmistatAmistatArtistic Ambition and Awareness with AMISTAT
Artistic Ambition and Awareness with AMISTAT
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Artistic Ambition and Awareness with AMISTAT

      Artistic style and calming soul is prevalent in everything to do with the duo AMISTAT. Make sure to check them out – STAT!     SB (StarBeat): First of All – Introductions: Who are you?   AM (Amistat): We are Amistat – Twin brothers originating from Europe currently living in Melbourne, Australia. […]
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Band on The Horizon w/ The Rising Lights
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Band on The Horizon w/ The Rising Lights

This band from Switzerland is making their way up over the horizon – let’s find out more about their rise.   SB (StarBeat): Roll Call: Who are The Rising Lights? TRL (The Rising Lights): The Rising Lights is a Swiss rock / pop band, founded 2013 in school by the three friends, Dennis, Jovin and […]
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Bending Perspectives with Vira Burmenko
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Bending Perspectives with Vira Burmenko

Vira came to our attention during our Top Talent in Ontario and Top Talent in Canada competitions. Her effortless musical virtuosity reveals something deeper, the energy, the passion that impels her to express her distinctive performance style. The StarBeat mag team wanted more – so we bring you our deep dive interview with Vira Burmenko. […]