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About whoseroses

Rose is an arts administrator from Victoria, BC. She has worked at some of Canada's biggest and best festivals, including the Victoria Fringe Festival, Just for Laughs in Montreal, the Winnipeg Folk Festival, and the Victoria Film Festival. She co-founded the Winnipeg Spoken Word Festival, and helped produce the Victoria Spoken Word Festival. Rose is passionate about theatre, spoken word, comedy, and her community. She runs on festivals.

March Book Round-Up

Here are the books I read in March: 1. Déjà Dead by Kathy Reichs (Temperance Brennan #1) I picked this off a friend’s bookshelf, and brought the little brick of a book home to read. I’ve been a fan of … Continue reading

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Kim’s Convenience at Manitoba Theatre Centre: Some Thoughts

I saw Kim’s Convenience (by Ins Choi) at the Manitoba Theatre Centre mainstage last night. That old adage “I laughed, I cried” literally applied. This play got me excited. I think it’s important. Not important in a stuffy, haughty, academic way—quite … Continue reading

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February Book Round-Up

Here are the books I read in February: 1. Serving Victoria by Kate Hubbard This book focuses on six members of Queen Victoria’s court, throughout her long reign. The title infers servants, but this is not the case—members of the … Continue reading

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Llamas at the Library, Part 1: Kids’ Books

Here is what you can discover about llamas in books from the Winnipeg Public Library. These are all the WPL’s children’s books that appear in a keyword search for the word ‘llama.’ Llama Llama and the Bully Goat by Anna Dewdney … Continue reading

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January Book Round-Up

Here are the books I read in January: 1. The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh Ever since I read Brideshead Revisited, I’ve been picking up Evelyn Waugh books at second hand bookstores and used book sales. Of course, the funny … Continue reading

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Sheepbook: The Problem with Sharing the Same Thing as EVERYONE ELSE

I am sick of Lookbacks. I am sick of Bitstrips, Zimbio, and every other shallow, overshared site that’s giving you a taste of identity so that you don’t have to make your own. But most of all, I’m sick of … Continue reading

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Life Happens: An Update on the Past Two Years

Oh yeah, this thing still exists. Here’s some stuff I’ve done since last I posted here. Fall 2012—Winter 2013 Returned to Victoria after my summer of Fringe-ing. Got a contract job as Communications Assistant at the Victoria Film Festival. Assisted … Continue reading

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