Image: A rollercoaster. Photo by Pedro Velasco on Unsplash. As we gradually wrap up 2021 and celebrate the holidays, I’ve been taking stock of the past year. The good, the bad and the ugly. The holiday is both very different and much the same this year; we now have vaccines, but with the emergence ofContinue reading “It was a very year”
Although holiday music, movies and television have been running since November, I like to wait till December 1 before diving into my holiday favourites. Here, in no particular order, are my 10 favourite holiday movies (some are set during the holidays and not so much about the holidays). A Christmas Carol (a.k.a. Scrooge – 1951Continue reading “Top 10 holiday movies (+ a bonus)”
Hey all—I can’t believe it’s December already! That means it’s time for the cowbell blog’s annual December (pseudo) hiatus. I say “pseudo” because, as usual, I’ll be seeing and reviewing a few holiday shows this month. In the spirit of holiday surprises, I won’t say what shows—but I will say there will be some holiday-themed/pantoContinue reading “December (pseudo) hiatus”
Hey all! Holy cow, it’s that time of year again! Time to get the holiday activities into high gear, with shopping and social events taking over the calendar. This also means it’s time for the cowbell blog’s annual December hiatus. This gives me a chance for some R&R after a very busy Fall theatre season,Continue reading “Happy holidays 2018!”
And with my final post of 2016 – on Second City’s big fun sketch comedy/improv production of Twist Your Dickens, the cowbell blog signs off for the year. Stop by for a visit in early January, when I’ll be covering some shows featured in the 2017 Next Stage Theatre Festival (NSTF), which will be celebratingContinue reading “Happy holidays 2016!”
And with the Jacques and the Bean Stock Market post up and running, the cowbell blog is officially on holiday. Cowbell will be back in the New Year, covering the Next Stage Theatre Festival, among others. I’ll also be taking some time to work on a project or two of my own. Happy holidays toContinue reading “Happy holidays from cowbell!”
Whatever you’re celebrating, even if it’s just some time off work, happy holidays to you and yours!