Brandon Lorimer

To New Year’s Eve and beyond

Without a doubt, we are moving into another year with a large damper on our hopes and plans. While a large amount of 2021 had hopeful resurgences across artistic mediums, we are now seeing things slide back into high case numbers and tight restrictions. But this doesn’t mean that there still aren’t aspirations to chase […]

Bell Hooks passes, leaving legacy of activism and progress

December 15th saw the death of the legendary author, activist, and professor bell hooks. An impassioned proponent of intersectional feminism and fearless critic of racist and classist societal frameworks, hooks succumbed to kidney failure at the age of 69. Immediately after her passing, an outpouring of commiserations and messages of gratitude towards bell hooks’ work […]

“Inspiring Walt Disney” connects classic animation and European design

While they still churn out memorable animations year after year, Disney has lost more and more of their veneer over the years and shown their cool corporate face. But there certainly was a time when the company was seen only as a purveyor of magic and mirth, creating entertainment for the whole family in the […]

The Eternal Sailor sets love adrift in seas of chaos

Already showcasing the second offering of their new Theatre for the Ears platform, theatre company Sound the Alarm dives into another pool of isolation with the cerebral story of love at a distance The Eternal Sailor. An aptly evocative title for the wayfaring tale, it is another solid offering from the theatre company’s new repertoire […]

Stratford Festival’s 2022 season announced

It’s an understatement to say that the past two years flew by—few of us have lived through social conditions and constraints such as these, and it has made the time just rush. But 2022 is a month away, and with it comes the announcements of new seasons and exhibitions across institutions. And the Stratford Festival’s […]

Christopher Walken paints over Banksy on ‘The Outlaws’

Hijinks are part and parcel when it comes to the work of Banksy. Aside from his medium and methods inherently being tied to stealth and surprise, the renowned graffiti artist is also well known for creative, pointed stunts involving his work. So with news going out that legendary actor Christopher Walken destroyed a Banksy in […]

Theatre for the Ears opens with chilling drama ‘Starman’

One creative boom that may not have been predicted over the last two years is the resurgence of the podcast. With audio gear and software more accessible than ever, it’s been an easy avenue for an individual with a mild interest in the field to dip their toes in. And while this may have resulted […]