How are you holding up? Where I live, we are into our third week of social distancing. We are grateful to be in the safety and comfort of our home while others are out, facing down the uncertainty of these days at greater risk. If you have the ability to stay home, I hope you … More For Your Isolation Consideration
I’ve been spending the week at Lost Nation Theater in Montpelier, Vermont. Today we were shooting footage for the DVD of my solo show, Piecework: When We Were French, and tonight I perform the first in a weekend of shows at LNT. It’s a revival of the show sponsored by the Alliance Française of the … More In the Thick of It
Want to see something pretty? Structo Magazine‘s on-line edition almost matches the beauty of their hard copies. And I’m so pleased to be included in their Issue #8.
It’s been a good long time since I’ve posted an update here. The majority of this year, since June anyway, has been taken up by a big move from Montreal to Ottawa. I hesitate to call myself an Ottawan; although they are supposedly “the happiest people in Canada,” they are also — according to one … More Ottawan?
I’m basking in the afterglow of a weekend among Franco-American artists and scholars at the University of Maine in Orono. Susan Pinette, Director of the Franco-American Studies program there, organized a deeply inspiring conference, exploring the history and future of the Franco-American community. It was a great time, and the perfect place to perform my … More Afterglow
Jan Jorgensen, curator of The Lawn Chair Soiree, has planned an evening of eye-popping literary delights for you to cap off her season of events. I’ll have the honour of serving as MC for the evening, and a whole crowd of excellent Montreal writers will share their work. Come lend them your ears! the lawn … More MCing the Lawn Chair Soiree
I tend to get words and phrases stuck in my head the way a little bit of music would probably get caught in the mind of a musician. For the last couple of weeks, I’ve had a phrase from the Christmas carol “O Holy Night” echoing around in my head: the thrill of hope. May … More Happy Holidays!