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Q+A with Bittergirl: The Musical’s Director & Choreographer Valerie Easton

What draws you towards directing light-hearted musicals, and specifically, Bittergirl: The Musical?  Valerie Easton (director,choreographer): I am attracted to all different kinds of musicals, but I particularly like the cleverness of this script. It has within it some universal thoughts that a variety people seem to share. I also like the fact that the material is treated the way that it’s written. ... Read More »

Paul Robeson must’ve known something, ’cause his life and songs just keep rolling along

Call Mr. Robeson is the life and songs of Paul Robeson brought to the stage. Playwright and performer Tayo Aluko shares his vision with Artslandia. Written by Jasmine Proctor. Paul Robeson was a performer and activist who carried and projected a message of equality, justice, and love. His charm and vision stood as a message against oppression and racism—a message that still ... Read More »

Reminisce about the daring rock ‘n’ roll revolution of the 1950’s with “Red Rock Diner”

Does the name “Red Robinson” ring a bell? Here’s a hint: the famed Vancouver radio DJ shocked the airwaves in the 1950’s by playing the first R&B and blues records ever broadcast in Canada. He rubbed shoulders with everyone from The Beatles to Elvis, and his endorsement of local talent sent multiple careers skyrocketing south of the border. Red Rock ... Read More »