The list of lasts

The following is my list of lasts from the Before Time (pre-COVID-19)—the last time I ventured outside my neighbourhood on transit and had in-person contact with other people. It really sums up the people, places and things I love—and really miss. Last time I saw my parents: November 3, 2019 at the Elm Hurst InnContinue reading “The list of lasts”

Classic Canadian Gothic comes home in the quirky, magical, lyrical Trout Stanley

Natasha Mumba, Stephen Jackman-Torkoff & Shakura Dickson. Set & costume design by Shannon Lea Doyle. Lighting design by Raha Javanfar. Photo by Joseph Michael Photography. Claudia Dey’s Canadian Gothic classic Trout Stanley comes home to Factory Theatre for a new production, cast through an African Canadian immigrant lens, directed by Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu, assisted byContinue reading “Classic Canadian Gothic comes home in the quirky, magical, lyrical Trout Stanley”

A little birthday #tbt – Born at the Drive-in

I posted this last year and thought it would be fitting to pop out of hiatus momentarily to repost. Inspired by a true event that happened today back in 1963, here’s Born at the Drive-in. I was born at the drive-in. That’s born, not conceived. My parents were, and still are, good Catholics of theContinue reading “A little birthday #tbt – Born at the Drive-in”