Brandon Lorimer

Stratford’s ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ breathes life into historical icons

As the surrounding constraints and limitations for public gatherings continue in many areas of the world, the Stratford Festival remains in flux for its summer program. Usually at this time tickets would be available for purchase of the Shakespeare hub’s impending season, but as the state of affairs and the limits on even outdoor capacity’s […]

David Bowie Painting ‘DHead XLVI’ discovered in donation centre

Sometimes art can surprise us in the strangest of places. Whether it be through a museum rediscovering a piece tucked away for decades unseen in their collection, or when a collector passes away and leaves a trove of unsorted pieces, it can make for an exciting find for the person happening upon it as well […]

I Love You, Moi Non Plus seeks to connect through Brexit barriers

The past several years have certainly been times of political upheaval and uncertainty. From the chaotic turmoil that was Trump’s presidency to the scrambling of international governments to face the pandemic, the political landscape has been fraught with a series of strange events. One such event whose ramifications are still unfolding is Brexit—and in an […]

Stratford’s ‘Othello’ grips with a fraught, familiar world

As it moves closer to the opening of Stratford Festival’s 2021 season, the North American mecca of Shakespearean theatre is continuing to connect with their audiences through a weekly free livestream of productions contained in their STRATFEST@HOME catalogue. Fans get to vote between three different titles that fall under some banner of similarity across the […]

New Olympia Theatre announced for 2025 in London

A vast spectrum of brick-and-mortar locations has seen their doors shutter in the past year. Galleries, performance spaces, stores—few have been spared from financial difficulties, and it has resulted in a large number of permanent closures. And especially given that it is no small feat, it comes as some surprise that a new Olympia Theatre […]

STRATFEST@HOME enchants with menacing production of ‘Macbeth’

In advance of their recently announced and newly revamped 2021 season, the Stratford Festival has decided to give theatre lovers some weekly works to look forward to. Streaming live on Thursday nights, the beloved Ontario Shakespeare and theatre festival is presenting offerings from their STRATFEST@HOME program for free. Using a similar model to the lauded […]

Sotheby’s accepting cryptocurrency for upcoming Banksy auction

It has been made abundantly clear that the digital realm is now intrinsically tied to the economies of the world. With the ever-valuable status of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies still aloft and the vastly growing interest in NFTs, the digital economy is also making firm ties to the world of art. So it comes as no […]