Tag Archives: review

Tea from the Source: Toronto Edition

I’ve wanted to attend the Toronto Tea Festival since before I moved to Toronto. And for two years I’ve missed it… but at the end of January 2015, I finally made it there. And it was glorious. A room filled … Continue reading

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Beyond a Fringe Theatre Review: Starry Notions (Nefarious Productions)

Just barely three days into Fringe and I’m already killing it–especially compared to last year. I’ve traded in the Volunteer t-shirt for media comp tickets as a Mooney on Theatre special Fringe reviewer. It’s the dream, thus far. Two FringeKids! … Continue reading

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Beyond a Theatre Review: THE HUNGRY

Some plays deserve all caps. I don’t like all caps most of the time. THE HUNGRY deserves all caps. On Tuesday, I went to this show feeling a little down. A project I’ve been working on for years hit a … Continue reading

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Beyond a Television Review: Last Tango in Halifax (Season 1)

A flurry of new blog posts! You can thank an enterprising young screenwriter at Rice University for reminding me during my visit that I do indeed have blog and I can write about my opinions here, if nowhere else. If … Continue reading

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Beyond a Television Review: Goodbye to Glee

I only cried once during the finale episodes of Glee. I swear. And I was only running on about 5 hours of sleep. But I don’t like experiencing big emotions when I feel like I’m supposed to. Maybe it’s because I’m … Continue reading

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Beyond a Cafe Review: Flying Pony

There’s a reason I’m always careful to name a favorite, a top of the list #1 pick. Because as soon as I do, I find a reason to re-think it. Over the past couple of months, I’ve found a new … Continue reading

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Beyond a Dance Review: Dusk Dances in Withrow Park, Toronto 2014

The 20th anniversary for Dusk Dances, almost the anniversary of my first year in Toronto, and a needed break and reminder of the beauty of the city and its communities. The fates aligned to get me out to Withrow Park … Continue reading

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Playing the Tourist

For the past two weekends, I’ve been hosting guests in Toronto. First a friend from undergraduate (on the anniversary of our graduation from Rice University, might I add), and then my parents and grandma last weekend. It gave me two … Continue reading

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Beyond a Book Review: The Cloister Walk by Kathleen Norris

In the weeks since the semester officially ended, I have needed something different to read and absorb. A break from plays and theatre 24/7. A break from just reading books about screenwriting, playwriting, and my craft. As my mentors have … Continue reading

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Beyond a Book/Film Review: Robert McKee’s Story, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and The English Teacher

I want to review my experiences at inForming Content 2014. I want to discuss what has changed in the past few weeks since the spring term ended and the summer term began. I want to continue probing the ways my ideas … Continue reading

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