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Looking for a sign: Hayley Moorhouse’s Bird Signs at Nextfest

By Liz Nicholls, See that bunch of sparrows hanging out on the cable that goes to your house?  Obviously it’s a signal from the cosmos vis-à-vis your career plans. Yes, you should definitely apply for med school, or become … Continue reading

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Check in at the Hotel Vortruba! A guest 12thnight Fringe review by Alan Kellogg

Hotel Vortruba (Stage 37, Auditorium at Campus Saint-Jean) Welcome to the Hotel Vortruba. You can check out any time you want — but you’ll never want to leave. Vancouver’s RAGMOP Theatre, who dazzled audiences here last Fringe with Falling Awake, isback … Continue reading

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Play the Fool sends in the clowns

By Liz Nicholls, “Those that are fools, let them use their talents….” — Shakespeare, Twelfth Night An outbreak of clowns is at hand in this theatre town. And, as you’ll see at Play The Fool, the “festival of clown … Continue reading

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Puck Bunnies: a guest Fringe review by Marc Horton

Puck Bunnies (Stage 12, Varscona Theatre) By Marc Horton Do not confuse a puck bunny with a buckle bunny. The former is sexually obsessed with hockey players while the latter feels the same way about rodeo cowboys. Badge bunnies want to … Continue reading

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Hockey Night at the Pub and Pickle Pub: a guest review

Hockey Night at the Pub and Pickle (Stage 37, Suzanne Thibadeau Auditorium, La Cité Francophone) By Marc Horton We’re sitting in the Pub and Pickle, a Canadian saloon where the attention of everyone is focused on big-screen televisions. We’re watching Canada’s … Continue reading

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