Former high school pals reunite to solve an old, gruesome mystery in the dark, macabre, thoughtful Swan

Finish what you start. Little Black Afro Theatre joins forces with Filament Incubator for a production of Aaron Jan’s Swan, directed by Jan and dramaturged by Lucy Powis; and opening last night to a packed house in the Theatre Passe Muraille (TPM) Backspace. As we enter the theatre and settle into our seats, the playingContinue reading “Former high school pals reunite to solve an old, gruesome mystery in the dark, macabre, thoughtful Swan”

Luminous images of birds in Clara Blackwood’s Aviary exhibit

Finally made it out to The Hermit’s Lamp this afternoon to see Clara Blackwood’s Aviary exhibit of paintings – and I’m so glad I did. Largely executed in acrylic on canvas, the pieces presented in Aviary are images of birds, mostly owls. The paintings are at times haunting, playful and otherworldly – and all areContinue reading “Luminous images of birds in Clara Blackwood’s Aviary exhibit”