Posts By: Wanda Waterman

Wanda Waterman

Wanda Waterman is a poet, spoken word artist, blogger, cultural journalist, and digital nomad. She’s been writing regularly for The Voice Magazine since 2004, not long after she began studying psychology at Athabasca. Her poetry has been published in Descant, The Talking Leaves, Chizine, Our Times, The Best of Tigertail, and Pottersfield Portfolio and her articles in Design is Political, Rawckus Magazine, Coastal Life, The New Internationalist, This Magazine, and in her blog, The Mindful Bard. She grew up in Nova Scotia, but after having lived in New Hampshire and North Africa she’s now settled in Montreal.

The Mindful Bard—Dogville and Manderlay

Film: Dogville Writer/Director: Lars Von Trier Film: Manderlay Writer/Director: Lars Von Trier This won’t include a retrospective of Von Trier’s filmography, or a precis of his many scandalous faux pas, or a list of his film scenes that have lead to the most walk-outs.  For now, I’m only going to talk about two of his… Read more »

In Conversation—with Ferentz and The Felons

Ferentz and The Felons is a New Jersey-based “street folk” band with the singular mission of giving back by supporting the true war on drugs — public awareness and addiction recovery.  They’ve just released the video for “Hudson County,” the title track of their EP due for release in July. The song, written by band… Read more »

In Conversation—with Nir Yaniv

Israel-born, Los Angeles-based, Nir Yaniv is a creative whirlwind, producing musical compositions, film, illustrations, animation, fiction, and more.  His latest EP, The Voice Remains, is set for release on June 15.  The album could best be described as instrumental, Yaniv’s voice being the sole instrument except for drums; it’s as if he scat sang the… Read more »

In Conversation—with Emay Holmes

Houston’s Emay Holmes found his calling as a singer-songwriter while deployed with the US Navy in the Arabian Gulf, not suspecting that he had any musical talent until the long solitary hours at sea prompted him to start putting his thoughts to music.  Since returning from deployment in December of last year he’s been working… Read more »