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Reviewsday: When Love Speaks

When Love Speaks, a compilation album released in 2002 (where have I been?) that features interpretations of forty-seven of William Shakespeare’s sonnets, four excerpts from his plays, as well as “Live with me and be my love” by Christopher Marlowe and the anonymous lyric from Shakespeare’s day, “Come again, sweet love doth now invite.” 266 more words

Shakespeare

On Hating Popular Music

You might read this blog and assume that I really, really hate popular music. I don’t. That’s not the case at all. In fact, the only reason that I started studying music in the first place was because of popular music. 1,065 more words

Classical Music

Canada Scene adds Chouinard, Choinière and Theatre in the Bush

A new piece by choreographer Marie Chouinard, a 26-writer collaboration by Quebec playwright Olivier Choinière, and an interactive play at Mackenzie King’s estate are some of the highlights in the latest batch of performances announced as part of this summer’s Canada Scene festival. 427 more words

Local Arts

FOLK-S dance performance is part spectacle, part endurance test

The FOLK-S Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? dance performance, which will be staged Feb. 9 to 11 at the National Arts Centre, is ground-rattling and a bit nerveracking. 769 more words

Local Arts

Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man Blu-ray Review

“Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man” is ruined by distracting direction. 422 more words

Blu-Ray Review

Across the Universe

Across the Universe

Words are flowing out like
Endless rain into a paper cup
They slither wildly as they slip away across the universe.
Pools of sorrow waves of joy…

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Painting

Lily Allen covers ‘Going To A Town’ for Women’s March in London

Women’ March saw millions of people around the world protest for women’s rights and – in turn – against US president Donald Trump’s sexist policies. Lily Allen was one of those people; the singer took part in the March in London and filmed a cover of Rufus Wainwright’s 2007 song… 77 more words

Music