Tantalizing treats & 2016-17 season sneak peeks @ Nightwood Theatre Dramatic Spring Social

It was a fabulous night of tantalizing treats and 2016-17 sneak peeks in very good company as Nightwood Theatre gave invited guests a sneak peek at its 2016-17 season at a Dramatic Spring Social, held at the home of Nightwood Board Chair Karon Bales on Wednesday night. The evening’s festivities included delicious food and drink,Continue reading “Tantalizing treats & 2016-17 season sneak peeks @ Nightwood Theatre Dramatic Spring Social”

Interview with Project HOTS organizer Kayla Forrest

Founded in December 2014, Project HOTS (Helping on the Streets) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping those living on the streets or in shelters have the basic necessities of life. Organizer Kayla Forrest, who works a full-time job as she prepares to head back to school to study Emergency Telecommunications, kicked off a seriesContinue reading “Interview with Project HOTS organizer Kayla Forrest”

Interview with comedic pop dynamo Kat Leonard

Kat Leonard is a multi-faceted, multi-talented ball of endless joy and positive energy. She performs her own brand of music, using a combo of comedic and poignant themes; is one-half of the music/comedy duo Musedy Tag Team (with Arlene Paculan); and also works with Paculan as the A.D. of Let’s Make Good (LMG) Productions toContinue reading “Interview with comedic pop dynamo Kat Leonard”

A marvelous evening @ Mini-Soulo Festival, ft. Bits & Pieces by Diane Flacks & Katie Ford

Last night’s program for Tracey Erin Smith and SoulOTheatre’s Mini-Soulo Festival at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre was a multipurpose, big fun event that combined theatre fundraiser, love-in and new solo works. Smith played auctioneer throughout the evening, calling out fabulous items that included a ukulele lesson from Jodi Pape (who serenaded us before theContinue reading “A marvelous evening @ Mini-Soulo Festival, ft. Bits & Pieces by Diane Flacks & Katie Ford”

She’s Listening Toronto II – five lovely & talented women make beautiful music for a great cause

What a pleasure being out at The Cameron House for She’s Listening Toronto II last night! This fundraiser in support of Ovarian Cancer Canada featured five amazing female singer/songwriters, all bringing their talents and positive energy to the stage in support of a great cause: Heather Hill, Kat Leonard, Melanie Peterson, Angela Saini and Jessica Speziale.Continue reading “She’s Listening Toronto II – five lovely & talented women make beautiful music for a great cause”

New Heather Hill music vid makes me Stupid Happy

I absolutely love this super fun, quirky, sweet love song – and this amazing music video by Toronto-based singer/songwriter and bringer of positive vibes Heather Hill: You can catch Heather Hill live, along with Kat Leonard, Melanie Peterson, Angela Saini and Jessica Speziale, tonight (Wed, June 4) at The Cameron House for She’s Listening TorontoContinue reading “New Heather Hill music vid makes me Stupid Happy”

Hilarious, frank & real – grown-ups dealing the best they can in Sex After Kids

A father/adult daughter conversation that ventures into TMI territory – for both of them. A date between two single parents that ends with a note that reads: “I’m really really sorry for drugging you.” A couple with an infant and a non-existent sex life are both tempted to stray. These are just a few ofContinue reading “Hilarious, frank & real – grown-ups dealing the best they can in Sex After Kids”

Coming up Oct 5: Brooklyn Doran Played At Your Fundraiser – Fundraiser

So, we’re well into the fall season now, kids – and, as usual, there’s so much to see. And this Saturday, October 5 is especially full of arts and culture goodness. For instance, Brooklyn Doran Played At Your Fundraiser – Fundraiser. Join Brooklyn Doran and guest performers Rebecca Perry, Domanique Grant, Jeff Insell and ElliotContinue reading “Coming up Oct 5: Brooklyn Doran Played At Your Fundraiser – Fundraiser”

Big Name Actors rock OHC benefit in advance of “Part Time Friends” EP launch

Got out to Lee’s Palace last night for an Ontario Health Coalition (OHC) benefit, featuring bands Newark Minute, Big Name Actors , I Hate Todd  and Trevor James & The Perfect Gentlemen. Big Name Actors is releasing their Part Time Friends EP tomorrow (Saturday, June 8) and I’m not able to be there, so IContinue reading “Big Name Actors rock OHC benefit in advance of “Part Time Friends” EP launch”