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I've written about theatre, film, TV, books, sports, travel and gear, for places like the Globe & Mail, Yahoo!, cbc.ca, Travel Alberta, Rosebud Theatre, The High Performance Rodeo, Calgary Arts Development, Postmedia, The Stage, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Post, and many others. Author of The White Guy: A Field Guide, a satirical look at white guys, and playwright/performer of The White Guy, published by Applause Books in Best American Short Plays 1997-98, and developed by Warner Bros. & Quincy Jones as a TV Pilot. Playwrighting instructor in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia since 2007. Aspiring travel writer, frustrated sports columnist, former copywriter, radio lover and slow walker. twitter@halfstep, instagram@halfstep86, stephenbhunt@gmail.com. stephenbhunt.com

Cariboo Magi still hits all the right notes

Rosebud Theatre's holiday production of Cariboo Magi is just as smart and funny now as it was when it first played Rosebud in 2002.

Two unforgettable art exhibitions

A review of two memorable art exhibits, Soul of A Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, at the Tate Modern in London, and The Holocaust and Comics at the Shoah Memorial in Paris.

Fluid Festival 2017: storytelling with bodies in motion

A wrap up of the 2017 Fluid Festival, which closed in Calgary Saturday, October 28, 2017

On the road with Cariboo Magi

Rosebud Theatre presents Cariboo Magi November 10 - December 23 http://www.rosebudtheatre.com by Stephen Hunt The original commission, when it came, from a theatre in San Diego was just quirky enough to make Lucia Frangione smile. "Lambs Players in San Diego... Continue Reading →

Dancing philosophy, deconstructing duets, in a double dose of Frédérick Gravel

Reviews of Thus Spoke... and This Duet That We've Already Danced (so many times), which are part of the 2017 Fluid Festival in Calgary, Alta.

Dancing Difference reimagines the body – and the mobility tool

A preview of Dancing Difference, part of the 2017 Fluid Festival, which features a trio of dance pieces and a documentary film exploring the idea of disability.

Prairie Dance Circuit activates the idea of west

A review of Prairie Dance Circuit, performed as part of the 2017 Fluid Festival, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Telemetry explores uncharted pockets of a dance system

What happens when contemporary meets tap? You get Telemetry, from Vancouver choreographer Shay Kuebler, featuring the tap wizardry of Danny Nielsen.

Frédérick Gravel’s sincere fakery

A conversation with Montreal dancer, choreographer, musician, director and lighting designer Frédérick Gravel about presenting two shows at the 2017 Fluid Festival.

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