It’s 2018 and a new year means the unbearable pressure to make everything in your life new — especially the way you look. Of course, some new clothes are the easiest way to fix all that.
For Mathew Mackenzie - playwright and director of Bears, bear country becomes the supernatural backdrop for one man’s journey to understanding his identity, his politics, and the importance of protecting the land that shapes it.
Asian-Canadians and diasporic-Asian writing worldwide have come a long way since the Gold Rush stories Chong grew up with. He has since made peace with those narratives, stating that the older generation of Asian-Canadian writers helped pave the way for younger Asian-Canadians to write freely.
The performers hit on all the hot millennial topics: Tinder, seasonal/year round depression and being broke, before laughing it all off.
It’s easy to see imagination in Zolitude with the way that Cooper builds her world through prehistoric birds and time machines. The details she weaves tell us that even if it seems familiar, the world we see throughout her stories is not the one we know but one that’s gone awry.
Liu made a gracious effort in answering our questions and discussing the need for diaspora representation — the representation of POC in countries outside their country of ethnic origin. He also jokingly asked the audience why we couldn’t give him easier questions, like whether Shannon and Jung were ever going to get together.