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The Magic Of The Mask

Jennah FC – Toronto, ON “The body knows things about which the mind is ignorant”. Spoken by the godfather of the art of mask himself Jacques Lecoq. Mask is the...


Escort At The Black Tie Gala…

I spent a very interesting, perhaps even tumultuous weekend in Toronto this past week. Currently working out of North Bay, I was sent an invite to a black tie gala...


Fashionably Late – An Evening With Blackdog Ballroom, Live At Cherry Cola’s Rock N’ Rolla, Mod...

    Mod Night at Cherry’s is always entertaining, sometimes if only for the enthusiasm that the participants deliver. After conditioning our ears to the sounds of the sixties with...


Blackdog Ballroom

Having just finished rocking Mod Night III at Cherry Cola’s this past weekend, Blackdog Ballroom is gearing up to rock Lee’s Palace at the end of June.   Keep up...


Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made On

Last night I found myself in a backyard by Carlaw and Dundas E, transported to a far away island, in the midst of the hustle and bustle of the leering...


A Moment in ‘TIME’ with Electric Ego

Perhaps not quite my favourite song by musical magician Edo Peled a.k.a Eledtric Ego, but certainly my favourite in terms of production, ‘Time’ is a beautiful ballad that pulls not only...


Carnival of Rock!

Happy birthday to Goodnight, Sunrise, and cheers to those who attended their sixth birthday at The Silver Dollar Room this past Saturday. Celebrating with the carni-crazed G,S were “The death-defying...


Poem Every Day #29 – Spring

          Spring (PED #29) On a chilly morning I awake from my slumber, rising before the sleepy sun. Frost turns to dew, birds begin to chirp,...


Poe Every Day #27 – Ache

          Ache (PED #27) My body is sore; joints creak feet and legs throb headaches persist. All because I drank too much trying to forget about...


Poem Every Day #24 – Harvest

          Harvest (PED #24) At the end of summer I’ll be ready to go Harvest my blood, guts, heart and soul That’s all I will be...


Poem Every Day #21 – Hunger

            Hunger (PED #21) There is a rumbling in my stomach. All it wants is to devour every little piece of you....


Poem Every Day #20 – Borrow

          Borrow (PED #20) The rhythmic beat dogs in the background repeating with precision. Light slowly trickles in the tiny slits in opening eyes. Shocked to...


Poem Every Day #19 – Flood

          Flood (PED #19) Flooding my throat with alcohol, lubricating my senses in order to slip past the blocks in my mind....


Poem Every Day #18 – Midnight

          Midnight (PED #18) At high moon the ending of a day, my evening begins. Venturing out to visit my nocturnal friends, gathering in loud, awful...


Poem Every Day #17 – Ancient

          Ancient (PED #17) the sun sneaks through cracks between barren branches. sitting on a park bench, staring across at an enormous pine tree enjoying the...


Poem Every Day #16 – Sour

          Sour (PED #16) The tinge and tang. Toes curl, face crinkles. Needing water to get your taste out of my mouth....


Poem Every Day #15 – Essential

              Essential (PED #15) stumbling over words trying to create something new, to show empathy, emotion, love, loss, beauty, pain. a tortured soul focused...


Poem Every Day #13 – Fog

              Lost Fog (PED #13)   the uncertain fog encompasses me as I wander an aimless path, blinded by my ambivalence....


Poem Every Day #12 – Almost

          Almost (PED #12) the bumble bee floats from petal to petal. black and yellow stripes bob up and down, waving to each other as they...


Those Kitties love their Diamonds and Perle

Last night I strolled on over to Revival Bar on College St, and got a chance to watch the frisky felines of Kitty Nights Toronto Burlesque play with each other,...