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Stage: A Streetcar Named Desire

Unsettling and intense, A Streetcar Named Desire, danced by the National Ballet of Canada in the work’s Canadian premiere, is a striking ballet that sticks with you long after the standing ovation ends. 985 more words



Reviewed April 20, 2017

NAC Southam Hall, Ottawa

(Repeat performances Friday & Saturday, April 21 & 22, 8:00 p.m.)

It’s so Canadian! Three of Canada’s best ballet companies performing contemporary ballet works by three of Canada’s best dance choreographers, accompanied by the sound of three of Canada’s best young musicians. 504 more words


My Canada, 57/150: By the stripes shall ye know them

Navy. Yellow. Red. Green.

The savviest of branding gurus would be hard pressed to come up with anything matching the iconic stickiness of a Hudson’s Bay Point Blanket… 658 more words

My Canada

The National Ballet of Canada Breaks With Convention

The hardest part about creating art is knowing when to break with convention. When I read experienced writers’ and editors’ blogs, they invariably talk about writers who sacrifice good writing in order to be clever. 711 more words

Artistic Exploration

Stage: Pinocchio

Based on Carlo Collodi’s The Adventures of Pinocchio, the National Ballet of Canada’s world premiere of Pinocchio is an inventive work that combines ballet and theatre in a vibrant and unique way. 973 more words


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Objectivity’s overrated.

Or at least it was well out of reach for me this past week.

1) My wonderful wife & I spent most of the March Break in Las Vegas. 150 more words


Mini-portrait series #2

The mini-portrait series features the work of a Benesh Notator during the last year. The aim of this series is to show the great variety of work notator can do as well as highlighting the work of many great individuals… 214 more words

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