Category Archives: Reviews

An Interview with “Shakespeare’s Rebel” writer, C.C. Humphreys

Interview by Sarah Higgins C.C. Humphreys is an award-winning author of thirteen novels and several plays, and an established actor of screen and stage. He originally met the Bard on the Beach festival when he joined the acting company for … Continue reading

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A Review of “Les misérables” by Sasha Singer-Wilson

Review by Sasha Singer-Wilson Les Misérables Music by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer Directed by Bill Millerd Arts Club Theatre Company Stanley Industrial Stage Most of us know something of the story of Victor Hugo’s celebrated … Continue reading

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The Present is Not the Future: A Review of “Karate Chop”

Review by Christopher Evans Karate Chop Dorthe Nors Translated by Martin Aitken Graywolf Press, 2014 In her first short story collection, and her first book translated into English, Danish writer Dorthe Nors presents fifteen stories over eighty-eight pages. To call … Continue reading

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How echoes of the past can reverberate through time: a review of Aislinn Hunter’s “The World Before Us”

Review by Sarah Richards The World Before Us Aislinn Hunter Doubleday Canada, 2014 This novel explores the passage of time, or, more acutely, how echoes of the past can reverberate through time and eclipse the present. The ambiguity of the … Continue reading

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Silcoff is a writer to watch for: A review of “Chez L’arabe”

Reviewed by Carly Rosalie Vandergriendt Chez L’arabe Mireille Silcoff House of Anansi, 2014 For a debut collection of fiction, Chez L’arabe is nothing short of skilful. It’s made even more impressive by the fact that Mireille Silcoff, a columnist for … Continue reading

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Two Dancers, One Coyote: a Review of Fortier’s “Misfit Blues”

Review by Sarah Higgins Misfit Blues Paul-André Fortier Firehall Arts Centre Vancouver’s annual contemporary dance festival Dancing on the Edge presents Fortier Danse-Création’s Misfit Blues. Choreographed by Paul-André Fortier, this piece feels like an exploration of how relationships work when … Continue reading

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