2013 Festival Shows

Raoul Bhaneja by Claire Binks

A Little bit of Life, Death and The Blues

  Created and Performed by Raoul Bhaneja 3:00 (20 minutes) Not My Dog www.raoulbhaneja.com

Raoul Bhaneja, Gemini Nominee and Maple Blues Award winner performs a short solo section of his new theatre/concert hybrid. MY. BLUES. STORY. Photo by Claire Binks Photography


A Walk Down Main Street – Parkdale

  Created by Charles Ketchabaw & Dave Brennan in collaboration with Lisa Marie DiLiberto & Zevon Albert 1:45 & 3:00 (20 minutes) FIXT POINT www.thetaleofatown.com

Step inside FIXT POINT headquarters and be the first to listen our podcast called “A Walk Down Main Street – Parkdale”.  Inspired by interviews this collection of almost lost memories will paint a picture of Parkdale that only a thousand words can do! Funded in part by Mammalian Diving Reflex through the Ontario Arts Council Theatre Creator’s Reserve Program This…   more.

Adventures of imagination: I am super hero

  Imagined by Meagan O'Shea
Featuring: Hannah Anderson, Robyn Breen, Tina Fushell & Molly Reisman
12:30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:00 & 2:30 (10 minutes) West End Comics

A re-interpreting of classic comic books. Who knows where evil lurks? Who will save us, save us, save us, save us. Is it a bird, is it a plane?


  Johnny Spiff 12:00 to 6:00 My Roll Life

Johnny Spiff resides in the harsh badlands of downtown Toronto, playing video games, cuddling cats, and occasionally spitting out art and comics about being young, queer, depressed, and alienated in the city.  May or may not secretly be several gremlins in a human suit.

All Wound Up

All Wound Up!

  Performed by Boobily (with a little help from her friend Mackenzie Muldoon) 12:00 (45 minutes) Hideaway Antiques (Front Patio) boobily.ca

There’s more than meets the eye with this life sized wind up doll. Interactive, playful and at times, downright silly; Boobily the Clown is “All Wound Up!” and having a blast for your (and her own) entertainment. She has performed at festivals, events and street corners around the world.


  Written by Johnnie Walker
Directed by Tom Davis
Featuring Morgan Norwich and Johnnie Walker
1:15 & 2:15 (20 minutes) Glory Hole Doughnuts www.nobodysbusiness.ca

Nobody’s Business Theatre presents an excerpt from their newest show! Two screw-ups from Toronto travel to a certain Orlando amusement park to save their friendship and uncover the seedy secrets of the Happiest Place on Earth. A darkly comic fairy tale for grown-ups.

Domanique Grant

An unplugged afternoon

  Domanique Grant feat Vennie Tu 5:15 (20 minutes) Rustic Cosmo Cafe www.domaniquegrant.com

Join Indie/ RnB Singer- Songwriter Domanique Grant for an intimate afternoon filled with live music and storytelling.

Andrea Hatala

Andrea Hatala

  Written sung and played by Andrea Hatala 12:30 & 1:45 (20 minutes) My Roll Life (12:30) & Coriander Girl (Backyard) (1:45) myspace.com/thepiercingobsidianmusic

Upbeat acoustic roots music.

Annie Bradley

  Written and Performed by: Annie Bradley 2:45pm & 4:00pm) (7 minutes) VINTAX Paralegal Consultants (2:45pm) & Happy Time (4:00pm) www.anniebradley.com

Mining the ironies of life as an artist in the modern world…Annie Bradley, a film and television writer/director, spins darkly comedic observations as she stumbles through her ridiculous life driven by BLONDE FAITH! NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN


Art for Kids

  Shirin 3:45 & 4:30 (20 minutes) Toronto Public LIbrary: Parkdale Branch (Downstairs Room A)

Children will learn about texture and design by drawing, colouring and decorating a face mask, which they can then take (or wear) home with them. Ages 4 to 12. Maximum participants 10 per workshop. First come, first served!

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