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Poem Every Day #4 – Breathing

              Breathing (PED #4) Deep and intense, Longing for the little Flicker from your eyes As you flash those dark jasper gems Toward my...


Poem Every Day #3 – Heat

          Heat (PED #3) Forced awake by the furnace. Still clothed and sweating. Don’t remember making the effort to fall into bed. My head hurts. The...


Poem Every Day #2 – Rupture

          Rupture (PED #2) lungs fill with desire, spreading throughout the body. agonizing the pain of each loss, adoring each new love. the stomach sink into...


A Poem Everyday

April is Poetry Month, and one of our contributing poets, Nick Furi has accepted NaPoWriMo’s Poem Every Day challenge. Check in each day for a new piece by Mr. Furi,...


Les Coquettes Takeover Kitty Nights at Revival

Last night, famed burlesque company Les Coquettes pounced out of retirement to take over Kitty Nights at Revival Bar on College Street. I met my good friend, the ravishing Liv...


A Place to Find a Brief Sanctuary

Brave and young, and full of pomp and vigour, Magalie Rouillard-Bazinet has taken on a brief but fiery piece by Emil Sher, Sanctuary, with Théatre Français de Toronto. “June goes...


TORONTO INDIE ARTISTS PRESENT FIERY CANADIAN ONE-ACT, SANCTUARY, BY EMIL SHER.

Sanctuary By Emil Sher Produced & Directed by Magalie Rouillard-Bazinet Featuring Rufio Parker & Trish Rainone March 9-12, 2016 Théatre Français de Toronto 21 College Street, Toronto Wednesday-Friday at 7pm, Saturday...


Traipsing Thailand with Duncan Griffiths – Part IV

The next day we took a more leisurely start to the day: reading a good book and watching our favorite Netflix (excellent wifi for the middle of nowhere) by a...


Traipsing Thailand with Duncan Griffiths – Part III

  This little…ball of animal joy….ran in and snatched my specks which – all things considered – were and are pretty darn banana colored. Jane, my lovely companion and long...


Traipsing Thailand with Duncan Griffiths – Part II

  After a quick time in Bangkok we took a mini van to Cha-am: a nice place by the sea with lots of good seafood! these statues guarded a little...


Melodic Movement of Emotions – Movement V

  Giddy Hips sway Pelvis thrusts Knees knock Tap tap tap tap One two three One two three Primordial joy Ecstatic and elastic Unapologetic movements I’m the fucking moment Warrior...


Lucky to Have Edo By My Side

                                      At it again, Edo Peled’s Electric Ego has pulled my heart...


Traipsing Thailand with Duncan Griffiths – Part I

My name is Duncan. Often Dunk…Daffy Dunk, Duncan Disorderly, Mr. D, Dunk-Funk, Dunk-Show, D-Show…a man with a mildly uncommon name, yeah. Met one other Duncan-that was in Hali – he...


Melodic Movement of Emotions – Movement IV

  The strings vibrate through my body Filling me up with tears that can’t fall A hope that can’t quite jump the hurdle A happiness that is always ’round the...


Melodic Movement of Emotions – Movement III

  Where does it all hide The emotions I want Secluded from the vacant front Trying to pass as human Making it through the day   I hide behind the...


Melodic Movement of Emotions – Movement II

Emotions stutter Hard to emit Like the sun bouncing off the moon...


Melodic Movement of Emotions – Movement I

Folk tunes hypnotize Some produce melancholia Others jubilance Wit and humour spread like peanut butter Pain and misery like jam Swirling together like the clouds of a starry night Muddled,...


The Wonderful Amy Wallace – Classics and Arias

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Amy Wallace is a shining light in a bleak world.     This wonderfully vivacious soprano just recently released her ‘Classics...


“Sally” – New Song and Video from Electric Ego!

  This warm winter has been a fruitful one for Electric Ego (Edo Peled), with several song releases, and a video drop for his lusty lyric, ‘Sally‘.     Like...


City Stills

A very early morning shoot in downtown Toronto. Photos courtesy of Leclair Studios  ...