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Vanessa Torres sings Without Sight

Vanessa Torres has named her third album Without Sight , and if that title weren't intentionally a polar opposite to her last effort, Witness , the music contained therein is evidence enough she's chosen a new direction.
Ch-ch-changes
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  March 16, 2012

Vanessa Torres + Snack Cakes over Gay Pride Weekend

Among Pride Weekend's magic was a simply delicious moment at the Dyke March After-Party, when Vanessa Torres and the "Lady GayGays" did a cover of GaGa's "Bad Romance," with Torres on guitar, a cello, a violin, and a trombone.
Music Seen
By KATIE DIAMOND  |  June 25, 2010
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On Friday, bigotry won’t be tolerated

When members of Maine’s GLBT community — specifically, lesbians and those who love them — take to the streets on Friday, June 20, it’ll be with pride, plus a little defiance.
Dyke March
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 18, 2008
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She will become like birds

On what’s already a very personal album, the finish makes the piece of art itself seem a living, breathing thing.
Vanessa Torres touches fertile ground with Witness
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 19, 2008

Portland scene report: May 2, 2008

Have you heard about this giant local show that’s brewing up at the COLISEE (the old Central Maine Civic Center)?
Sibilance starts here
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 30, 2008

Hittin’ trees in the deep blue sea

There are jokes to be made about playing for people who are a pint down, hooked to an IV, and woozy, but I’ll let you make them.
Spend a Portland Afternoon with Bob McKillop
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 16, 2008


Portland scene report, June 9, 2006

Local bands to play soon-to-be-shuttered CBGB's; third New England Pop Music Fest on tap; Brzowski and Emilia Dahlin hit the road.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 07, 2006