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Friday Special Blend

Friday Special Blend
Friday November 4th, 2016 with Bob LeDrew
More "Vitamin N" -- nature; theatre criticism panel.

Richard Louv is the keynote speaker for the Nature Scene symposium at the Canadian Museum of Nature; we bring critics and theatre makers together to talk about the state of theatre criticism in Ottawa.
Richard Louv is a journalist and nature advocate. He is co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Children & Nature Network, an organization helping build the international movement to connect people and communities to the natural world. With artist Robert Bateman, he serves as honorary co-chair of Canada’s Child in Nature Alliance. Louv speaks at the Nature Scene Symposium Tuesday night at the Canadian Museum of Nature. http://nature.ca/en/plan-your-visit/what-see-do/whats/nature-scene
Ottawa now has no paid theatre reviewers, with the Citizen's decision to end using freelancers t cover local theatre. We talk to Brie McFarlane of the New Ottawa Crtics (www.newottawacritics.com)' theatre maker and pod caster Jessica Ruano(www.jessicaruano.com), and Kevin Waghorn of Arts Court (artscourt.ca) and the Fringe Festival (ottawafringe.com) about the state of theatre and criticism in Ottawa.
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