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”

So much fun coming up!

Thought I’d take a moment to post about some ongoing/upcoming arts events. Alumnae Theatre Company’s New Ideas Festival (NIF) continues this week with the Week Two program and reading (March 13-17), with Week Three program/reading running the week after (March 20-24). Quick note on Saturday’s Week One reading of Falling: We had a packed house,Continue reading “So much fun coming up!”

More great sounds at Graffiti’s Tumultuous Tuesday

Yep, out late and drinkin’ beer on a school night. Fun! Great time with friends and music at Graffiti’s last night for their Tumultuous Tuesday line-up. First up was Ellie Anderson, who accompanied herself on some heartfelt tunes on a sweet Takamine acoustic guitar. A clear, clean voice and a laid-back, fun demeanour reminiscent ofContinue reading “More great sounds at Graffiti’s Tumultuous Tuesday”

Best Valentine’s Day ever!

Valentine’s Day can be  a mixed bag if you’re single and wishing you had someone special to get all soppy romantic with. There’s this strangely logical combination of irritation at seeing all the happy couples and longing to be one of them. I had dinner – alone – at Free Times Cafe; the latke andContinue reading “Best Valentine’s Day ever!”

Great music & mellow times @ Graffiti’s

Out on a school night – again – last night. This time, it was Graffiti’s with my pal Lizzie Violet for the Tumultuous Tuesday open mic event, hosted by Marcus Walker and featuring musicians Polly and William, Meghan Morrison and Marcus himself. And what a great place to be – out of the miserable weatherContinue reading “Great music & mellow times @ Graffiti’s”