Congratulations to the 2017 Art and Art History graduating class on their thesis exhibition, Verge. The word verge refers to a state of transition, and can simultaneously mean a border, an edge, or an approach to a boundary. The graduating artists in this exhibition are, likewise, transitioning into new opportunities and experiences, as well as fluctuating between cultural discourses that affect understandings of the self. Their works explore the boundaries experienced between endings and beginnings, the past and the future, the self and the other.
Spring Break Italian-style, as horny youngsters of both genders descend on Naples at carnival time – with sex and violence around every corner. Swordfights! Disguises! Seductions! Courtesans! – the first woman in the world to earn her living with her pen created a party that never stops! And that’s the party that will draw the curtain on Theatre Erindale’s “Uppity Women” 2013-2014 Season from March 13 to 23. Aphra Behn was one of the most successful playwrights of the Restoration, the period when the King had returned, the theatres had re-opened, and women had at last been allowed onto the stage. Though she enjoyed brief careers as an actor and a spy, it was as a playwright and novelist that she made her mark. Her most famous comedy, The Rover, held the stage for a hundred years, but by the late eighteenth century it was thought too wicked to produce… Read More