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One Thought about Luminato Festival

One thought about Luminato Festival. Image: Founded by by Tony Gagliano and David Pecaut, the first festival took place in 2007 with a $15-million-dollar reserve fund. (I blogged about Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s piece that year.) Now, as this recent article in the Globe and Mail states: “the festival is without guaranteed long-term funding from the province and has a looming
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News: Playwright Wajdi Mouawad’s Letter to Stephen Harper

Playwright Wajdi Mouawad. Image: From Wajdi Mouawad, Governor General Award-winning Canadian playwright; Knight of the Ordre National des Arts et des Lettres, France; Artistic Director of French Theatre, The National Arts Centre of Canada. Originally published in the Montreal paper Le Devoir. Monsieur le premier ministre, We are neighbours. We work across the street from one another. You are
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