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‘A space of possibility’: The Péhonán Series at the Fringe

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca The TeePee: there it stands, a striking 16-footer right in the heart of the Fringe, a tangible symbol of Indigenous presence at our summer festival of artists. Péhonán (Cree for gathering place, waiting place), last year’s … Continue reading

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We are approaching our Destination: Fringe tickets go on sale today at noon

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca It’s been a long pandemical journey — uphill, full of stops and re-starts and detours, on a bumpy road, with skimpy signage, in the dark. Sometimes it seemed as if we’d never get there; sometimes we … Continue reading

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It’s Fringe Eve, the moment to consider intriguing prospects in a year to experiment

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca It’s Fringe Eve (the night the green onion fairy leaves a special stay-awake pill under your pillow). And lordie lordie, our giant summer alternative theatre extravaganza is turning 40. The big four-oh? During a pandemic? A … Continue reading

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Making real space: péhonán, a venue for Indigenous artists at the Fringe

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca The name, in Cree, means “meeting place.” That’s how Josh Languedoc explains pêhonân, the Fringe incarnation of the Roxy on Gateway (temporary home of Theatre Network). “And not just gathering…. It’s a waiting place that’s welcoming, … Continue reading

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