Posts made in February, 2015

Encountering Tennessee Williams and Other Celebrities

Posted by on Feb 20, 2021 in Brian's Blog, Other Writings, Theatre | 0 comments

A chance conversation with a writer friend led to a weekly column that is now a book-in-progress.

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FFWD RIP and Saturday Night Elegy Redux

Posted by on Feb 20, 2021 in Brian's Blog, Newspapers and Magazines | 0 comments

The death of Fast Forward weekly calls to mind the 2001 death of another respected Canadian periodical.

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Posted by on Feb 15, 2021 in Brian's Blog, Movies, Theatre | 0 comments

Forty-three of the 49 professional film critics featured on liked this movie. Two disliked it. I’m with them.

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The Lesson I Learned from Victor Borge

Posted by on Feb 14, 2021 in Brian's Blog, Comedy, Music, Retirement | 0 comments

When I first met Victor Borge, I was 31 and he was 66. He seemed old to me at the time. Most people retired at 65. I asked him why he was still working.

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Michael Green RIP

Posted by on Feb 12, 2021 in Brian's Blog, Comedy, Theatre | 0 comments

Michael Green was a seminal force in Calgary’s early alternative theatre scene. He died much too young.

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