Bulman wants the event to have all the cozy charm of those totally un-ironic, old-fashioned holiday specials but she’ll also be approaching the show with a stand up comic’s saucy sensibility. “I’ll be asking some far out questions,” she says.
“The show is just a fun way to hang out, make new friends, and celebrate all the talent in St. John’s and beyond,” Sharpe said, “It’s also a way to make it through the winter without feeling isolated.”
Part of what makes Little Nest Children’s Community different from other daycares is their commitment to strengthening kids’ relationship to nature. “Kids approach the world with a sense of awe and wonder anyway, so we want build on that.”
Each year Amnesty International releases a small number of cases of individuals and communities around the globe who are enduring human rights abuses. The organization encourages people to write letters advocating for the subjects of the cases.
The new version features some of the original Wonderful Grand Band members, along with This Hour Has 22 Minutes comedian Mark Critch on lead vocals, accompanied by award-winning musicians Amelia Curran and Geraldine Hollett.
Early drafts of “Offensive to Some” were inspired by a story a friend told Stapleton about the last woman hanged in Newfoundland. She began by writing a fictionalized version of the story of a very young woman who was sentenced to death for murdering her much older husband.