Month: August 2015
Playwright Robert Chafe is no stranger to Gros Morne, but if you don’t know him by name you might better recognize some of his writing: Tempting Providence (performed by Theatre Newfoundland and Labrador in the Gros Morne Theatre Festival summer season, around Newfoundland and Labrador, and around the world), Oil and Water, and Afterimage are only three of Robert’s… Read More
Ian Foster is a storyteller at heart. No matter if he’s playing a song or catching up with his audience between tunes, there’s a story running through every word. He’s famous for spending more time preparing you for a song as he will playing the song, but that just makes every note and word of the… Read More
Writers at Woody Point is chock-full of magical moments and in 2015, this was one of them. Steve Maloney doesn’t come across as someone who would have this incredibly cool, raspy, operatic voice (no offence, Steve). But when he and The Wandering Kind (Paddy Byrne, Alex Bridger, Josh Bourden, Amy Joy, and Jen Benson) broke in… Read More
Leander Baikie is from North West River, Labrador, and while in Norris Point for Trails, Tales, and Tunes we joined him on the beach to record this tune, Trappers Wife.
As the allusive east coaster, I just traveled to Woody Point for the first time (since I was two, if you ask my mother). I’ve heard about these magical Woody Point Heritage Theatre Hey Rosetta! shows for a few years now, and thought well, hey, I need a vacation some time; and I hear the… Read More