Monthly Archives: April 2007

Dog Show

We went to the Edmonton Kennel Club dog show at the Sportex on Saturday. SO MANY CUTE DOGS. As we walked in, we saw two French bulldogs, a bunch of pomeranians and yorkies. Further in, great Danes, Old English Sheepdogs, … Continue reading

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Olympia Dukakis!

It’s been ages since we’ve had so much Olympia on our plates. Damn, I’ve missed her. In Sarah Polley’s Away From Her, she’s a hard-nosed wife of an Alzheimer patient who is in love with Gordon Pinsent’s likewise afflicted wife. … Continue reading

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Dracula

Among other things, Winnipeg has a kick ass ballet company. I went to see Dracula and it’s spectacular: skilful dancers, innovative choreography, some lovely set pieces. But the greatest thing ever was the beginning of the second act, when they … Continue reading

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Since March 25…

I went to see: Cool and Collected at the Royal Alberta Museum (excellent! a two-headed calf!) Shumka (wheee! hopak!) The Overcoat (clever sets! striking movement!) Blades of Glory (if men would touch each other more often, they would be happier) … Continue reading

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