All posts in Canada

Lost Soul Animal Rescue is a spirited delve into nature’s fragility

With many theatres across the globe once again seeing productions shut down and doors closing for who knows how long, existent streams of digital storytelling are a good fallback for many theatre companies. And in their third audio drama since the Theatre for the Ears project began, Sound the Alarm delivers something that is equal […]

Nina Lee Aquino appointed as NAC’s English artistic director

Canada’s National Arts Centre has remained the head of the country’s performing arts for over half a century. Situated in the capital of Ottawa, it serves as not only a home for renowned Canadian theatre but a massive investor in both English and French theatre throughout the country, bringing national productions to international eyes. This […]

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 […]

Kalum Teke Dan’s ‘Sunset Song’ bricked up by construction

It was an incredibly poor decision and even worse timing. Canada had just celebrated its first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a newly instated national holiday focussing on the struggles Indigenous populations have faced in Canada and non-Indigenous citizens’ efforts to become aware and better allies. But in Calgary, Alberta, just after the day […]

Wendy Williams Watt’s ‘Big Love Balls’ bounce into hearts of the public

A common thread throughout the majority of public art is positivity. Whether this is through the form of performance, statue, or mural, a strong desire woven into many pieces meant for pedestrian consumption is that they strike a bright chord. While there are certainly those of empowering or socio-politically critical bends, there is certainly a […]

Program Sound FM- a radio station show for storytellers

Radio is becoming a more and more archaic means of consumption every passing year. With the vast majority of music listeners not even having private collections, opting instead for streaming services, most people shuffle a playlist and call it a day. But even if the majority of people only hear the radio when walking around […]

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 […]