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Something for Book Club! Sefi Atta’s “Everything Good Will Come”

Caroline Donegan

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Finding a book that is easy to read and actually enriching can sometimes feel like hitting the jackpot. So called, ‘page-turners’ can often feel like the soap-opera equivalent of the literary world, and good, honest writing that enhances your life isn’t always that compelling until around page 86 or so.
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21 August 2018 Girth Radio Blog Read more

Puppet Paradise – “Paradise Lost” at the Fringe Festival

Caroline Donegan

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My decision to go see Paradise Lost was based on a few factors. Firstly, it was a patron’s pick at this year’s Toronto Fringe Festival, and was all-round well received. Next, I love classics and I like to see how they are reinterpreted for the theatre. Finally, the event page warned that the play contains puppet nudity and I thought, that’ll be funny.
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20 July 2018 Girth Radio Blog Read more

An Improvised Farce – “Entrances and Exits” at the Fringe Festival

Caroline Donegan

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As I sat in the balcony, waiting for a show to begin at this year’s Toronto Fringe Festival, I tried to explain to my friend why calling a farce Entrances and Exits is funny.
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15 July 2018 Girth Radio Blog Read more

Why Won’t We Camp for Music?

Caroline Donegan

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Back in 2015, WayHome Music and Arts Festival hosted their inaugural event, coaxing music fans to travel an hour and a half outside of Toronto to camp in a heat wave for three days. Festival-goers were sunburnt and sweaty, but that didn’t matter compared to the excitement and music-induced bliss that dominated the weekend.
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8 July 2018 Girth Radio Blog Read more

The Power of a Throwback – Nostalgia Concerts

Caroline Donegan

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2003 – a time when payphones still existed, Pokémon was played with cards, and every playlist at a school dance included Sean Paul’s Get Busy, and Aqua’s Doctor Jones.

Ask anyone who danced across a school gym, waving glow sticks and sweating in the era before air conditioning was standard in schools, and they’ll tell that these songs are iconic. They’re core components to the soundtrack of the early 2000s.
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7 July 2018 Girth Radio Blog Read more

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