Art @ home

As we gradually begin to emerge from “stay at home” to a world of increased contact with others—including mask wearing and physical distancing—we may have come to know and appreciate our own surroundings with renewed hearts and minds. While waiting for the green light to safely visit a museum or attend a performance event, manyContinue reading “Art @ home”

Entertaining & engaging solo shows by Kat Leonard & Hélène Nicole in Roof’s Off! at Café Chez Hélène

Took a break from Fringing last night to travel out to Café Chez Hélène (1437 Kingston Rd., just west of Warden) for Roof’s Off!, a one-night solo show double header featuring Kat Leonard’s My Selfie and Hélène Nicole’s Secrets of a Single Dysfunctional “French” Woman. Leonard’s My Selfie is an ever-evolving, joyful work in progress,Continue reading “Entertaining & engaging solo shows by Kat Leonard & Hélène Nicole in Roof’s Off! at Café Chez Hélène”

Rockin’ out with Supertash & guest Kat Leonard @ Breakdown EP launch party

It was a super fantastic night of music, friends and celebration at 3030 Dundas West last night, with two reasons to party: Supertash launching her Breakdown EP and Kat Leonard’s birthday (with Leonard performing as the opening act)! Leonard treated us to a sneak peek of her new solo show in progress My Selfie, aContinue reading “Rockin’ out with Supertash & guest Kat Leonard @ Breakdown EP launch party”

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”

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”

Moving & grooving sounds + positive vibes = WonderFest 2014 concert

A fabulous, fun time was had by all at WonderFest 2014 and I was so glad to join in the festivities at the concert last night, closing off a day of learning, collaborating and positive interaction at Revival Bar. And after a full day of workshops (A Capella Jam with Niki Andre and a SynergyContinue reading “Moving & grooving sounds + positive vibes = WonderFest 2014 concert”

Interview with Kat Leonard & Arlene Paculan on WonderFest 2014 event

Kat Leonard and Arlene Paculan are both amazing solo artists in their own right. Together, they are Musedy Tag Team and half of the Four Winds Collective (with Heather Hill and Meghan Morrison), performing music with heart and humour, and they are the force behind LMG Productions, spreading empowerment through art through their Wonder Women,Continue reading “Interview with Kat Leonard & Arlene Paculan on WonderFest 2014 event”

Not Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs

A little while ago, I took up a WordPress writing challenge that my pal Kat Leonard alerted a bunch of us to. It had been some time since I’d written any fiction, and I had a blast working on it. You can read it here. In the spirit of more cowbell, I thought it wouldContinue reading “Not Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs”

Writing challenge – a picture paints 1,000 words

Kat Leonard threw down the gauntlet. Well, actually, Michelle Weber threw down the gauntlet via The Daily Press at WordPress.com, then Kat picked it up and threw it down again. And then I and a few other intrepid writers picked up that gauntlet. Writing challenge: write 1,000 about this image. Aisha wasn’t supposed to beContinue reading “Writing challenge – a picture paints 1,000 words”