Category Archives: tourism

A TIMELY STORY

      The Grand Theatre in London, Ontario, is one of the most beautiful in the country. Its interior is an architectural gem of the Victorian era, with a vast, cosy stage that provides the ideal frame for one … Continue reading

Posted in arts, Canada, comedy, culture, drama, Literary, Ontario, theater, Theatre, tourism, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

OPERUS RISING

  OPERUS could never be considered ordinary. All of its musicians are highly trained, exceptional in their individual talents. The band merges a melodic, symphonic sound with the aggressive drive of metal, embellished with soaring, often haunted vocals.  Key members … Continue reading

Posted in actors, Canada, culture, Entertainment, Music, music bands, Ontario, pop, Theatre, Toronto, tourism | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

SPAGHETTI HITS THE FAN

    This week, I made my first visit to The Spaghetti Variety Show, a recurring event, staged by Joel Edmiston and his comrades-in-comedy, stand-up comics and actors. The Spaghetti Variety Show is fast developing a cult following and I … Continue reading

Posted in actors, comedy, culture, Entertainment, theater, Theatre, Toronto, tourism, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

COMING UP SOON !

Coming Up Soon — The 5th Annual 1000 Monkeys Play Writing Event – 2017 Five years ago, I arrived for the first-ever 1000 Monkeys Play Writing Event at the Red Sandcastle Theatre. Convened by the theatre’s Artistic Director, Rosemary Doyle, … Continue reading

Posted in arts, Canada, Literary, Ontario, play writing, playwright, Theatre, Toronto, tourism, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A LOOK IN THE MIRROR

  This production of Alex Dault’s play, The Five Points, premieres in the handsome Mady Centre, on a corner of The Five Points, a series of intersecting streets in downtown Barrie, Ontario. Dault created the drama from hundreds of interviews, … Continue reading

Posted in acting, actors, arts, Barrie, Canada, Ontario, playwright, theater, Theatre, tourism, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A FASCINATING THRILLER PREMIERES

    (Left to right) Kyle Bailey, Alexander Thomas in Stephen Joffe’s Letters to Annabelle. Photo by John Gundy. Last night, I took in Stephen Joffe’s new play, Letters to Annabelle, at the MAY Cafe, premiering during the Fringe festival. … Continue reading

Posted in actors, arts, Canada, drama, Entertainment, Literary, Ontario, playwright, theater, Theatre, Toronto, tourism, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

EVEN MORE PRIDE

    Pride. In Toronto, Canada. 2017. What began years ago as a small political event on Church Street has grown into one of the most massive carnivals in North America, with well over a million attendees. Historically, it’s a … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, culture, Gay, Media, PRIDE, Toronto, tourism | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment