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When you meet a grizzly…. Matthew MacKenzie’s Bears

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca If you run into a grizzly, keep the following in mind: They have an aversion to authority. They never back down. And there’s no use playing dead. “There’s no such thing as neutral in the bear … Continue reading

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A wealth of choices on Edmonton stages this weekend (the groundhog needs to get out more)

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca The existentialists were right. Our real problem, ladies and gentlemen, isn’t hypothermia. It’s choice. There’s a wealth of possibilities on Edmonton stages: consider the weekend possibilities.  •“Now give three cheers and one cheer more for the … Continue reading

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Nature at risk: Bears, Matthew MacKenzie’s “dark comedy about pipelines” is back to provoke

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Three years ago Edmonton audiences found themselves in the presence of the season’s (make that the decade’s) only “multi-disciplinary comedy about the Northern Gateway Pipeline.” And they watched, spellbound, as a man on a flight through … Continue reading

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