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Butcher review

A gift from your foreign Butcher

October, 2015

  As I believe you should give yourself the gift of taking in the play Butcher, currently playing at the Prairie Theatre Exchange (PTE), I will not do you the disservice of talking about Butcher. This makes for a difficult review to write. I will say that maybe this is appropriate as Butcher is not an easy play. It’s […]

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Winnipeg Folk Fest Preview Night

06 May, 2015

An evening featuring Grant Davidson and Dana Lee performing at an intimate venue. This event is get people ready for Folk Fest this July. https://www.facebook.com/events/1430870880550515/

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Books

Book review

I’m a Registered Nurse, not a Whore

July, 2014

Where Perdue distinguishes herself from other authors of realistic fiction is in her writing style itself. Descriptive world building is her strong suit, and in most of the stories the settings she creates are more readily felt than the characters who inhabit them. Although the worlds of Perdue’s stories are superficially different, when taken together they create a strange and interesting collage.

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On Stage

Fringe Review – Ludwig&Lohengrin

A historical fairytale

July, 2014

The story of the Bavarian king was told by speaking directly to the audience as various characters, through conversation, through silhouetted puppets and with actor Kyall Rakoz’s creative use of a bed sheet and flashlight.

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Fringe review – Verika

Dancing for anorexia

July, 2014

From dark and intense, with overwhelming moody music pounding through the theatre, to video footage from dancing in a forest, the piece is emotional and provoking.

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On Stage

Fringe Reviews

Your reviews of the Winnipeg Fringe Festival

May, 2015

What do you think of the shows you’ve seen at the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival this year? Send us your review and we’ll post it below. Back in Black It is clear to see why skit comedy champions Hot Thespian Action are perennial Winnipeg Fringe Festival favourites. They’ve earned their following and continue to prove […]

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On Screen

Movie Review

Pride

October, 2014

Pride is inspired by the extraordinary true life story of a group of lesbian and gay activists who raised money for families affected by the 1984 UK miner’s strike. The miner’s plight with Margaret Thatcher, who was in power at the time, struck a chord with the lesbian and gay community.  Launching what became the […]

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On Stage

Fringe Review – Slaves of Starbucks

Historical hilarity

July, 2014

All that really needs to be said about this one-person sketch is that Alterman managed to make castration and sacrifice hilarious.

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On Stage

Fringe Review – Sperm Wars

The story of the reproductive system's battle

July, 2014

Jeff Leard, dressed in tight white clothing, plays a number of sperm, eggs and even a robot in his one-person Winnipeg Fringe Festival show, Sperm Wars.

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On Stage

Fringe Review – Riled Up and Wasted On Light

Thought provoking and hilarious show a must-see

July, 2014

There were times Wakefield had the audience erupting in surprised laughter, and other times everyone was quiet, thinking about the deep and thought provoking issues of God, love, forgiveness and life.

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