Wade, Author at The Panic Manual

The Polaris Short List VS. Kathleen Fucking Edwards

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Photo Credit – Polaris Music Prize – Polaris Founder Steve Jordan and 2013 Gala host Kathleen Edwards. Rewind to September 24th, 2012. I’m at home listening to the live broadcast of the 2012 Polaris Gala where they would eventually award the annual prize to Feist. After her live performance, Kathleen Edwards makes an inspirational and heart felt speech about something I can’t remember and uses the phrase ‘shit parade’ and the word ‘fucking’. I know this because I was so …

The Hours That Remain: Fundraiser August 3rd

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Sometimes people write plays. I call them plays because this is what I performed in grade 4 talent show, but really they are pieces of theatre. Once you write a play, you need to produce it, or perform it for somebody. To do this, you need money. Local playwright Keith Barker wrote a play called The Hours That Remain which explores the under reported plague of disappearing women on the West Coast. The Hours That Remain is going to be …

Concert Review: Snow Patrol and Ed Sheeran, April 17th, Massey Hall

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(written by guest contributors Emma Blanche and Shalini Nanayakkara, two 16 year olds from Ottawa, who make the trip down the 401 to catch this show) Massey Hall was grooving a couple of Tuesday nights ago in the presence of Irish alt-rock band Snow Patrol. But it seemed most of the younger crowd had gathered for the opening act, a short ginger-haired acoustic bloke from Suffolk, England by the name of Ed Sheeran. He stepped on stage with only his …

Friday Top 10: Top 10 Reasons To Watch Michael:Tuesdays & Thursdays (And One Reason Not To)

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Created by Bob Martin and Matt Watts, Michael:Tuesdays & Thursdays premiered on CBC in September 2011. Synopsis: Michael (Matt Watts) and David (Bob Martin) have been seeing each other, professionally, twice a week for 15 years. Dr. David Storper is a psychiatrist specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy. Translation: David and Michael venture out of the office to engage in real-life exercises designed to conquer specific fears. IMDB This half hour series also boasts Don McKellar as a director and producer. …