Author Archive: jskinner

Lives Shattered, Lives Rejuvenated

The circumstances of life are not always kind. A pair of one-act plays exploring this theme are being presented at Studio-Z, upstairs at the Al Whittle Theatre November 4th and 5th. “Compassion,” is an awardwinning play about lives shattered and lives rejuvenated. A jilted young man and an embittered older woman are challenged by a stranger to confront their demons and thereby embrace the fullness of life. In “Forgiveness,” a young woman, devastated by her husband’s infidelity, must reexamine her feelings when a long-held family secret is revealed. Actors in these plays are Jamie Loughead, Doug MacInnis, Emily Levy-Purdy, Karen…
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Nature Speaks… Beyond Appearances… Seeing Sounds… Hearing Images…

Celtic jazz harpist Johanne McInnis’ environmental awareness production in Wolfville and Grand Pre will take us on a musical journey through a day of our lives in which humanity and nature intertwine. McInnis, aware of the needs around us, will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Newfoundland Relief Fund. The Show will use the sounds of harp, bass, percussion, keyboard and voice to play with the colours of sounds. Scenes from nature will be projected on screen. This show is a culmination of the artists’ vision and belief in the power of art as a catalyst to affect social issues. Johanne McInnis has performed…
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