Laurie Brown talks about the night…
This week we launched the second instalment of “What’s the Big Idea” with arts journalist and radio host, Laurie Brown. The show was moderated by musician Joe Lapinski. It was one of those moments when you put two artists together who are familiar with each other’s work, but have never … Continue Reading Laurie Brown talks about the night…
Encore! Dance Hall of Fame
One of the projects that is very close to my heart is the Encore! Dance Hall of Fame. It was launched last year at the Globe and Mail Centre with the goal to celebrate Canadian dance artists who have contributed a body of work that has significantly imprinted the cultural landscape … Continue Reading Encore! Dance Hall of Fame
Ian Brown’s book “Sixty” is a candid, humorous sometimes brutal account of his first year as a 60-year old man. Brown wonders why we look upon ageing as a failure? Think about it, how many times do see a picture of someone over 50 and say, “They look great!” Or … Continue Reading Sixty
Ian Brown talks about cannabis.
Last week, Canada made history when it officially legalized cannabis. Though there are many questions as to how this rolls out (pardon the pun), the cannabis industry will have a significant impact economically, medically and socially. In the launch of the series, “What’s the Big Idea” (which I wrote about … Continue Reading Ian Brown talks about cannabis.