Sydney Fringe Festival shuts down for a second year

As is sadly still the reality for gatherings and performances currently, the ongoing pandemic is still seeing massive, last-minute shutdowns to planned events. It is not altogether surprising but is still disheartening to see the way the virus can affect a return to form for artists. While countless Fringe festivals the world over just celebrated […]

Créer des ponts rejuvenates Montréal’s abandoned businesses

The need for space is always keenly felt in artistic communities, no matter what the current socio-political climate is. With real estate prices still on an ever-bloating trajectory and both the pandemic and apathetic developers causing countless businesses to shutter their doors, the sheer volume of wasted space is staggering. But non-profit organization Art Souterrain […]

World Fringe Day- the State of The Fringe worldwide

This past week saw the fifth anniversary of World Fringe Day. Beginning in 2017 on July 11th, it’s a celebration of the worldwide phenomenon that is fringe theatre, as well as the countless moving parts that make up each individual Fringe Festival- artists, volunteers, techs, venues, and so much more constantly whirr in the creation […]

BLM Canada opens Wildseed, a new community and arts centre

Correction (07/19/21): This article originally stated that the new Wildseed Centre was being designed and developed by the team of Tom Kuo and Helen Yung of Foundation Creative Studio and Bryan Lee of Colloquate, but this was the team for Widseed’s original space. The new project’s team is being determined with the Black Planning Project […]

Valery Katsuba: Nostalgy for Harmony

Photoartist Valery Katsuba is already known in the European art and fashion community. Despite the fact that Valery was born in a Belarussian village and his career started in Leningrad (Saint Petersburg), where he attended the Maritime Academy, it was the West that established his reputation as an artist. Katsuba’s projects were exhibited in institutions […]

‘Marys Seacole’ plunges into the deep end of caregiving

The past year has seen its fair share of recorded theatre. With it as the primary means of consumption for the medium, companies have been able to show off their high-end archival footage and push resources towards polished digital content. But with little more than two cameras, quite possibly one of the most impactful pieces […]

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 […]