Monday, February 15, 2010

Looking for something to do this weekend? Go see a play!

My good friend, Bryn Symonds, is co-directing the play "Attempts on Her Life" by Martin Crimps. See you there!

18, 19 and 20 of February 2010
7240 Clark (angle Jean-Talon)
De Castelnau metro station.

Here's the synopsis. Tickets are only $10 and are available at the door.

Martin Crimp's "Attempts on Her Life"

Just who is Annie? What does she do? Where the "heck" is she? These
are questions we should all be asking on a daily basis, and yet, when
we do, there are no answers that leave us cloudless. Join CASE for
Martin Crimp's brilliant enigmatic piece that has fascinated the globe
over for the past 10 years with its marvelous monologues,
dialogues--what else would we call them--and sheer vivid language.
Ultimately, Crimp has designed "Attempts" in 17 scenarios that will
leave no one indifferent. An avant-garde masterpiece.

This is CASE's first ever theatrical production, so make sure the
house is packed. Due to the nature of the show only 40 seats are
available each night for 3 nights: Feb 18,19, 20. So hurry, hurry,
hurry before these disappear!

The Directors: Bryn Symonds & Joseph Bembridge are seasoned veterans
in the Montreal theatre scene. As playwright, Bryn is most notably
recognised for his piece entitled, "David," a one-man show about the
nature of sexuality, which starred none other than, Joseph. The two
have a wonderful affinity that has helped anchor CASE's production by
teaching students/actors far more than just the fundamentals of
theatre. Two beautiful people that have been the backbone to this
project from day 1.

The Actors: Departmental talent galore! A zymurgy of faces from so
many places with such diverse, and yet, complementary personalities.
Here they are in alphabetical order: Attli Bollason, Joshua Bradbury
Klyman, Camila Contreras, Marion DeGeorges, Jeff Ho, Peggy Hogan,
Mitra Kaboli and Nora Rosenthal.

TICKET PRICES: $8 Students, $10 Other. All proceeds go to CASE and the
students of English Literature & Creative Writing.

TICKET PURCHASE INFO: Email your CASE president, Bassam Chiblak, at or call 514-907-3287. Bassam or other CASE
execs will be holding regular office hours at LB-656 (Concordia
Library Building 6th floor) on weekdays from 10:15-17:00. So pass-by
and make your purchase there!

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

A vegetarian wedding?

After 14 years of being in a common law relationship, my darling finally popped the question. Although I had wished this day to come, I had never in my wildest dreams ever thought it would happen.

In fact, I had never really ever thought about getting married, neither buying a dress, or planning a reception! Which brings me to my big question, my fellow veggie friends.... Do you know of any good vegetarian caterers?

I'm considering many options for the event, including going to an eco-friendly locale and proposing an organic, healthy menu for my guests. Suggestions for places are absolutely welcomed too!