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The Really Long and Winding Road Home: The Final (?) Gmen Photo Gallery

August 28, 2009

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Last show finished, great crowd, jump for joy! Last show, great crowd, jump for joy 2! One last item to pack. Head east, goodbye west. Random road side break (or, is that a corpse?). Ray at rest with Eric. The Thunder Bay Hostel Basketball Diaries (Or, watch me suck in three easy steps). 1) Jump: […]

Yet Another Flavor of Blog: Writing For Mass Appeal

August 26, 2009

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A day or two before the Gmen headed west, we received good news. The Managing Editor of Metro (Edmonton) had taken an interest in our publicity material and invited me to blog my Edmonton Fringe experience for Metro. As it turns out, Harry, the Managing Editor, is an old high school friend. He recognized Dave’s […]

A Road Well Traveled: From Saskatoon To Edmonton (GMEN Photo Gallery, Part 3)

August 14, 2009

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The night before the spoof, Chris and Berkeley invite us to dinner with the Squid Kids. Yum! The delicious eats provided by the hosts. Getting primed for the spoof night. The Squids spoof the G-Men. Gmen Spoof: Zachary and the Story Telling Stoned. Peter, the crass intoxicated bear, and the fringe forest animals. Go west, […]

From Saskatoon To Edmonton: A Tale Of Two Fringes

August 11, 2009

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Edmonton. Day Three. The five hour drive passed easily. It has been a long time since I have gone a long distance in one go; so it was easy to savour the poetry of the wondering skyline. We had a wide blue sky and long long rail-straight lengths of highway. It was the kind of […]

Saskatoon Fringe 2009: The Breath of Community

August 7, 2009

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How does one write community? Writing, of course, can be a catalyst for community, but how does one communicate community through words. Words can only create a mosaic, a mosaic that is never seen from sufficient distant and, without that distance, the whole picture is never fully realized. The performers of the Saskatoon Fringe are […]

Saskatoon Fringe Wordsnap: The Off Broadway Arts Centre

August 3, 2009

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For the performers, the Off Broadway Arts Centre green room is the heart and soul of the Saskatoon Fringe. There is a games room, a bar, comfy couches, internet access, inexpensive pasta and sauce, and pay-what-you-can coffee. We meet, we greet, and friendships are born. And whenever you throw that many talented people into one […]

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