February 9, 2015

 

Burlington's Tottering Biped Film Festival grows to two evenings this year

 

By Dennis Smith

 

"An expanded film festival is in the cards as Burlington’s Tottering Biped Theatre moves forward from its recent Albanian adventure. Films will be shown over two nigh...

September 29, 2014

 

By Dennis Smith - Special to Burlington Post

 

"When Trevor Copp and Jeff Fox ballroom danced together and took turns leading, a show was born. “Do you guys realize you have a play there?” asked Lisa O’Connell after seeing their three-minute demonstration. O’Conn...

June 27, 2014

 

By Dennis Smith - Special to Burlington Post

 

Candidates in this fall’s municipal election were urged to slam Burlington’s Cultural Action Plan into a higher gear on Monday night (June 23).

 

“We rely on art for survival. It’s our life’s blood,” said slam poet Dan Murray...

November 5, 2013

Council unanimously passes Cultural Action Plan

 

By Tina Dempko-Denver

 

"In a rare break with the code of conduct in council chambers, the audience was invited to share their reaction to the Community Services Committee’s unanimous approval of the Cultural Action Plan. A...

August 29, 2013

Arts and culture members provide food for thought on Cultural Action Plan

 

By Tina Depko-Denver

 

"Members of the city’s arts and culture community provided the city with a lot of food for thought on Wednesday night. The crowd of nearly 60 participants converged a...

July 5, 2013

 

By Tina Depko-Denver

 

"It was a night for the cultural record books.

More than 60 artists representing a variety of genres gathered at the Student Theatre Centre Thursday evening to have their say about what should be included in the Cultural Action Plan.

Event organizer...

June 12, 2013

By Trevor Copp, Guest Contributor

 

"As a bedroom community, we live in a dreamworld.

 

By that I mean Burlington doesn’t exist on its own terms; it exists because Toronto and Hamilton exist, they fill in our blanks. Many of us sleep here to actually work, play and pa...

July 6, 2012

By Nikki Wesley

 

"Trespassing at the Acropolis of Athens in an ancient, open-air theatre once inspired Burlington’s 2012 Arts Person of the Year. “I jumped the fence and spent the night praying for a life in theatre,” recalls Trevor Copp. But that night amid ruins...

March 1, 2012

By Trevor Copp, Guest Columnist

 

"Councillor John Taylor’s statement last week, “Don’t anyone say that I’m opposed to public art” (the Post, Feb. 23) left me dizzied by its paradox and daunted by its audacity. It followed his and Councillor Jack Dennison’s decision to v...

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