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Edge of the City #118 • Just for Laughs (Part One)

July 23, 2014
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A week filled with comedy in Montreal, as the Just for Laughs festival invades the city! This week, we bring you two podcasts with interviews and previews from shows at the festival! In this first podcast we feature interviews with veteran Mike Marino, Ryan Hamilton, and from Workaholics, Erik Griffin! This podcast also features music … Continue reading

Dirty Feet #88 • Ballet Divertimento • ENG

July 22, 2014
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The founding director of Ballet Divertimento, Susan Alexander, joins J.D. and Tim in the studio to talk about the founding of the school, it’s philosophy, and the different classes and services it offers, including Springboard.

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Edge of the City #117 • Jon Bennett & Hadi Adel

July 17, 2014
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Comedian, writer, and performer Jon Bennett escaped Montreal for a couple of weeks after the St-Ambroise Montreal FRINGE, and head south west for the San Diego International Fringe Festival. In was there he won the Critic’s Pick Award for his hit show, Pretending Things Are a Cock. Jon’s back in Montreal performing once again Fire … Continue reading

Dirty Feet #87 • Stand Up / Strip Down • ENG

July 15, 2014
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Guest host Tim Rodrigues joins J.D. Papillon for an interview of burlesque performer, Miss Sugarpuss (Holly Gauthier-Frankel). She is collaborating with comedian DeAnne Smith for a show called Stand Up / Strip Down, Ha has and ta tas for everyone! It is a part of the Off-Just for Laughs line-up being presented in Montreal. Notre coanimateur … Continue reading

Edge of the City #116 • The Toronto Fringe, Part 2

July 9, 2014
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Another summer, another somewhat impromptu recording at the Toronto Fringe Festival. We had so many interviews this year, that we’ve split the podcast into two. In this podcast we a special interview with Uncalled For‘s Colin Munch, as well as reviews with Bloody Underrated‘s Victoria Laberge. In part two we spoke to performers, producers, and directors from … Continue reading

Edge of the City #115 • The Toronto Fringe, Part 1

July 9, 2014
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Another summer, another somewhat impromptu recording at the Toronto Fringe Festival. We had so many interviews this year, that we’ve split the podcast into two. In part one we spoke to performers, producers, and directors from the these shows: Spilling Family Secrets Vectors of Their Interest Group Therapy Confessions of an Operatic Mute Faster Presents: … Continue reading

Dirty Feet #86 • Dance at the 2014 Toronto Fringe • ENG

July 8, 2014
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In this episode Allison interviews as many dance artists presenting work at the Toronto Fringe as she is able to. We start off with a conversation with the two Co-Artistic Directors & Co-Choreographers behind the company ReActive Dance Theatre. Amanda Pye and Rhanda Jones have been working together on pieces that combine art and activism … Continue reading

Edge of the City #114 • Montreal Swing Riot

July 3, 2014
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Montreal Swing Riot kicks off this coming weekend, of course in Montreal, and we shake things up a bit with a little dance. Aimee Mannella is a co-founder of Montreal Swing Riot, and we chat with her about the festival’s second run, as well as her experience in swing dance, and resurgence in popularity in … Continue reading

Dirty Feet #85 • New York City • ENG

July 1, 2014
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While visiting New York City, we caught some remarkable interviews with dance artists based, or partially based in the big apple. Our first encounter was with Dylan Crossman, who has danced for Merce Cunningham and Sylvain Émard and is a choreographer himself. Next, Sameena Mitta invited us into the Gibney Dance Center to talk about … Continue reading

Edge of the City #113 • Soul Doctor

June 27, 2014
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A bonus podcast for this week! During the Montreal FRINGE Festival, we also recorded an interview with Adam Stotland, a musician, cantor, and now turned musical theatre performer. He’s taking to the stage for the first time in Soul Doctor: Journey of a Rock Star Rabbi at the Segal Centre in Montreal. It’s a musical entirely in Yiddish, … Continue reading