Canadian College of Performing Arts Announces their 17th season 2014-2015

Canadian College of Performing Arts Announces their  17th season 2014-2015. My regular readers know that I am a big supporter of the Canadian College of Performing Arts--my son graduated from the college in December 2007 and I've been volunteering regularly since 2005.  I love the opportunity to meet young passionate individuals who are pursuing their dreams, and then follow their careers when they leave school. To many Victorians, the … [Read more...]

Reasons To Be Pretty at UVic Phoenix Theatre – a review

The language is as blue as the collars of the four young working class protagonists in Neil La Bute’s Reasons To Be Pretty but it is not gratuitous. Filled with all the passions and dreams of these twenty-somethings on the cusp of adult-hood, this naturalistic, sprawling juggernaut of a tale moves rapidly from scene to scene, underscored by the throbbing music of  “the Boss” himself – Bruce Springsteen. Reasons To Be Pretty premiered in 2008, … [Read more...]