Kim and Sara, the Language of Music

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

Gord Downie. Land and Sea. Poetry and Music.

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.

Oprah, Def Jam’s Russell Simmons and Meditations on Soup!

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!

Prose, Music, Self, Humour, Conversation

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

Heroines of the Sexual Gothic

“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

Too much Jesus (Not enough Whiskey) – Life-ology for February 8, 2013

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