Like Mother Like Daughter was my first collaboration with Kim Blanchard Souch and her daughter Sara Sobey. This mother-daughter duo began performing together when Sara was just a young teen. … Continue reading Kim and Sara, the Language of Music
Imagine you’ve focused your life’s work on the study of water and you move to the desert.
Today marks 10 years since the 2nd In Good Company Festival. The first In Good Company Festival held in 2007 celebrated the contributions of women in the arts. In 2008, … Continue reading In Good Company
An exaltation of larks may be the most gorgeous use of words, describing this beautiful singing bird’s collective path of flight.
Living too far away to be able to attend their memorial services and life celebrations, this reflection is my way of honouring the lives and my friendship with Janet Heerema and with Lesleigh Turner.
Canadians possess a fierce pride of identity. One vital thread of our complex cultural history is so young that we can reach back and be within a generation or two of … Continue reading Gord Downie. Land and Sea. Poetry and Music.
To work with creative people is a tremendous gift. Days filled with questions, searching for explanation and understanding. Social commentary, expressing the human condition, taking what’s inside and churning it … Continue reading Gardens
When I listen to the SuperSoulSunday conversations on creating meaningful, potential-filled lives, the candor of the high powered guests is continually unexpected. There is an ease in their manner, an … Continue reading Oprah, Def Jam’s Russell Simmons and Meditations on Soup!
As Founding & Executive Producer for this fabulous Canadian summer music festival, I am pleased to share this latest release from the Bach Music Festival of Canada! We’re Bach! 2013 Season … Continue reading We’re Bach!
If you liked the Vagina Monologues, you will LOVE Heroines! “Heroines discussions about women conforming to the smallness that society expects, for me, hearkens back to the conversations we were … Continue reading Prose, Music, Self, Humour, Conversation
“a hilarious, profound and subverting evening of prose and song from among the best!” – Dave Bidini, Bidiniband, the Rheostatics, Author of 11 Books, National Post columnist, and all around … Continue reading Heroines of the Sexual Gothic
Life-ology for February 8, 2013 After last week’s Life-ology weather report I think we were all assuming things would settle but the fronts continue to push extreme cold or extreme … Continue reading Too much Jesus (Not enough Whiskey) – Life-ology for February 8, 2013