The 2019 Next Stage Theatre Festival has just begun. This year’s lineup includes 12 diverse pieces for you to choose from and enjoy. Below, I give my personal picks for the fest. Join me at some or all of these; it’s going to be fun and interesting!
The Three Ships Collective with the support of Soup Can Theatre present a new and immersive adaptation of Charles Dickens’ timeless holiday classic – A Christmas Carol – set in the historic Campbell House Museum.
JAYU’s Human Rights Film Festival (HRFF) opens its 7th installment with the powerful documentary TransMilitary, directed by Gabriel Silverman and Fiona Dawson. The film is based on outdated and discriminatory medical policies dating back to World War II, transgender people were banned from serving in the US military until July 2016. READ MORE
The Blood in the Snow (BITS) Canadian Film Festival takes over The Royal Cinema from November 22-27. A personal festival highlight is the BITS Shorts Showcase – two special feature length programs of some of the hottest new Canadian short genre films. Below, I give you my thoughts on some of the short films in these programs. READ MORE
Firstly, apologies friends. I’ve owed you an instalment of my In The City series for some time. No despair! Here are a few personal suggestions of some events you should get to in the next few weeks. READ MORE
Set in the near future, SuperGrid follows the story of a young smuggler Deke (Marshall Williams,Glee), who is forced to make a run on the road that took the life of his sister. He has to convince his older brother Jesse (Leo Fafard,Wolfcop) to get back on the “Grid” and help him clear an outstanding debt. READ MORE