Month: March 2020

My bubbly is red: Lambrusco wine story in Avenue

My bubbly is red: Lambrusco wine story in Avenue

I remember the first time I tried bubbly red wine: I was super weirded out. It was a sparkling Australian Shiraz and while I can’t remember the producer (this was over 15 years ago), I recall it was quite sweet and extremely fruity. I didn’t 

Techno-dystopia: a review of Bustle & Beast’s Girl in the Machine

Techno-dystopia: a review of Bustle & Beast’s Girl in the Machine

Indie theatre company Bustle & Beast takes a deep dive into dystopian fiction, à la Black Mirror, in Girl in the Machine – now playing at the Zeidler Dome in the TELUS World of Science Centre. Actually, the script – written by Scottish playwright Stef 

Edmonton Theatre Listings – March 2020

Edmonton Theatre Listings – March 2020

Dystopian cyberpunk, eco-thrillers, human connection and loss: March is going to be a heavy month in Edmonton theatre. But, hey – these are perfect themes for these literally dystopic times.  As You Like It, Citadel Theatre, until Mar 15   Skirts Afire Festival, until Mar 8   Girl 

Farewell, Ghost Light

Farewell, Ghost Light

Effective immediately, I’m no longer doing the Ghost Light podcast. I will still do theatre coverage on my blog, mainly reviews, and perhaps the occasional preview or interview. I might also write about non-theatre subjects – probably wine (I started my writing career as a