Monthly Archives: September, 2014

Entertaining, topsy-turvy romp of political shenanigans & scandal in Ubu Mayor

life with more cowbell

UBU #2 - Richard Harte centre - w Astrid Van Wieren& Michael Dufays - Yuri Dojc photo Astrid Van Wieren, Richard Harte & Michael Dufays – photo by Yuri Doje

One Little Goat Theatre Company opened its run of Adam Seelig’s Ubu Mayor at the Wychwood Theatre last night. Inspired by Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi – and the wacky antics and scandals of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his brother, Councillor Doug Ford – Seelig describes Ubu Mayor as “an all-out romp of asinine absurdity. With music.” This is One Little Goat’s first production with music, and Seelig is wearing several hats for this piece – also the composer and director – with music and live band direction by Tyler Emond.

Mayor Ubu (Richard Harte) is a well-meaning, but not too bright, bicycle riding guy with a vision who wants the best for his city. He also thinks his wife Huhu (Astrid Van Wieren) is cheating on him with his older brother Dudu (Michael Dufays). The audience…

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B-Side|Wonder Women-Los Angeles

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wonder women la

We just don’t have the time to explore everything we love. So we give you ‘B-Side‘- a random collection of things we love that we think you should explore further. Today’s post is all about Wonder Women LA and empowering female artists. Check out their press release below:

FEMALE MUSICIANS RAISE FUNDS FOR LOCAL CHARITY

(Wonder Women Los Angeles Will Donate Funds to the Women Like Us Foundation)

September 7th at Arcadia Blues Club, female musicians, and artists will perform at “Wonder Women Los Angeles.” The movement aims to empower young women to use their artistic voices, while raising funds for the Hollywood chapter of the “Women Like Us” Foundation.

Wonder Women was created by singer-songwriter, Arlene Paculan, to showcase female artists while supporting female-driven charitable organizations. Paculan met artist and activist April Snow on a trip to California and the two began working together to…

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