Archive for April 2021

Staged transformation- the hope for changes in theatre

In many regions, we’re seeing the first semblance of a return to form for theatres in a year. Festivals are gearing up for outdoor performances that abide by safety protocols, regional theatres are operating at reduced capacities, and with vaccines rolling out over the next several months, institutions like performing arts schools may be able […]

The Late Prince Philip was a devoted patron of the arts and a hobbyist painter — here are some of his most notable pursuits

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth, passed away last week at Windsor Castle, at age 99. The Duke was a patron, president or a member of more than 780 organizations, and continued to support them and various other causes well after his retirement. He is best known for founding the […]

Stratford Festival announces newly formatted outdoor season

It’s understandable that many places around the globe won’t see a return to normal theatre festivals for quite some time. With the presence of the pandemic still strongly felt, the notion of large congregations of people hustling from venue to venue and waiting in cramped lobbies seems like a veritable impossibility. And while plenty of […]

The transient graffiti of Montréal’s Tunnel de Rouen

As we begin to move into warmer, more outdoorsy months, so too does the artistic life of our cities shift gears. Outdoor performances, street musicians, and seasonal installations are all bound to return in full force soon enough. One of the most distinctive outdoors art practices has already come out of hibernation—graffiti. And no location […]