Author Archives: Stanley Fefferman

Brenda Clews: TIDAL FURY–a review by Sharon Goodier

Brenda Clews, Tidal Fury, Guernica Editions 2017.     Tidal Fury is a ground-breaking book both in content and form. Presented in the poet’s voice as a series of conversations with and about imaginary figures, her lover/animus, ‘Monsieur’, and her shadow/alter … Continue reading

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TERRA INCOGNITA: poems of Adebe DeRango-Adem: a synoptic introduction by Stanley Fefferman

  Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Adebe DeRango-Adem’s poems are ‘brilliant, cryptic, telegraphic.”* As I read Terra Incognita, the brilliance of her lines is, like what Bob Dylan sings: “She wears an Egyptian ring that sparkles before she speaks.” Whether there … Continue reading

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Introducing APPARATUS: Inspiritus Press, Feb. 2017. by Stanley Fefferman

Monday, March 6, 2017. One January evening, as I was sitting in the Free Times Café listening to Vanessa Shields read at the Art Bar, I was impressed by three boys at a ringside table paying attention in a way … Continue reading

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Laurence Hutchman TWO MAPS OF EMERY: reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

Friday, March 3, 2017. Laurence Hutchman. Two Maps of Emery. Black Moss Press. 96 pages. 2016. I This is a boots-on-the-ground review. I caught a moment with three people hearing Laurence Hutchman read a poem from his book at the … Continue reading

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2016 Toronto Jazz Festival 30th Anniversary. June 24-July3

Whatever flavor of jazz you enjoy, find it at the TD Toronto Jazz Festival this summer, running from June 24 – July 3, 2016, as more than 1,500 musicians perform in over 350 concerts. Discover a new artist, explore different … Continue reading

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Eric Fefferman ~ BLUES in Chicago ~ January 14-15, 2016

  January 15, 2016, Buddy Guy playing at his club LEGEND”S. photo © Eric Fefferman                                     Joanna Connor at  the Kingston Mines, January … Continue reading

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Ellen Doty is good as GOLD: a CD review by Stanley Fefferman

Ellen Doty sings like a whispering canary, in the hushed, intimate manner of Peggy Lee, if you go back that far, or the ethereal Margo Timmins of the 80’s band Cowboy Junkies. Ms.Doty is an original jazz vocalist and she … Continue reading

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Bravos for The Ukrainian Art Song Project: Galicians I reviewed by Stasia Marunchak

November 2, 2014. Koerner Hall, Toronto. Thanks to bass-baritone Pavlo Hunka, a Toronto audience had the opportunity of hearing the first public performance of a unique collection of Ukrainian Art Songs.  In the Ukrainian tradition, we are used to hearing … Continue reading

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