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10 Questions for David Ferry

I first encountered David Ferry as an actor, even though he’s also a director, a dramaturg and a great teacher with extensive experience in theatre, television, film and radio.  In that production of Othello Ferry created the most astonishing Iago, … Continue reading

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Pendulum

Styles change so regularly it’s as though there were a regular pattern being enacted.  It’s been said that shifts in fashion, artistic movements are as regular as tides, possibly even like the swing of a pendulum.  If it’s human nature … Continue reading

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10 Questions for Stuart Hamilton

In the review I posted in March of Stuart Hamilton’s memoir Open Windows, I said that no one has been involved in more aspects of Canadian operatic performance than Stuart Hamilton. Born in Regina, Hamilton, the young pianist chose to … Continue reading

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So far so Cracked

CBC has a new television series called Cracked.  “Cherry Blossoms”, the ninth episode of the new series aired last night, while “The Thump Parade”, episode #8 aired last week. Over the years, CBC have had regular TV series, some identified as … Continue reading

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CAGE MATCH (!)

The title, all in caps, is meant to invoke the voice of Tom Allen from CBC, as he used to say it on a program, that, alas is no longer part of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)’s schedule. CBC keep changing … Continue reading

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