Dusk Dances 2017

It’s Dusk Dances time again.

Passerelles-la rivière, Choreographed by Julie Pilon & MÉlissandre Tremblay-Bourassa

This week we were in Repentigny, Quebec at the Centre d’Art Diane-Dufresne.

The place in between: La Otra Orilla, Choreographed and directed by, Myriam Allard and Hedi Graja (La Otra Orilla)

At the end of the month (July 27-30) we’ll be in Hamilton.

Rawrabide: Gadfly. Choreographed by Ofilio Sinbadinho

After that, Toronto (August 7th-13th) and Barrie (August 17th-20th).

La gigue en souvenir: Bouchardanse, Choreographed by Sylvie Bouchard, With Mélissandre Tremblay-Bourassa for the last section

Be sure to come check it out if it’s going to be near you.

There are a lovely set of dances again this year.

Bound, Choreographed by Louis-Martin Charest

It’ll make you as happy as dancer, choreographer and Dusk Dances creator, Sylvie Bouchard is in this photo.

Come enjoy the dance!

Small Industrial City

The City of Peterborough has a long history. It’s one of Ontario’s older cities and once, as “The Electric City,” vied for the capital of the province.

It got its start as a logging town where lumber pulled in from north of the city would be milled and sent on its way.

Our waterway and liftlocks were originally intended to serve industry, but the development of the highways and trucking as the major means of transport shifted the focus. Now the Trent-Severn is a pleasure route, used by leisure craft and vacationers.

image of the otonabee river with the london street dam and quaker oatsBut the industrial boom and history of the town is evident in much of its architecture. From the Quaker Oats building and water tower… Read more “Small Industrial City”

Humber Park Moon

humberparkgullsI got caught up in all the “super moon” excitement this week. I also happened to be on the west side of Toronto.

I thought I’d stop for a bit in Humber Park to see if I could catch a snap of the big ole’ moon coming up over the city. Read more “Humber Park Moon”