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

Album: Revel & Ritual: Holiday Music for the World Artists: Greg Herriges and StellaRoma Alright, so I got this last year, too late to tell you about it for Christmas 2017, but better late than never.  Besides, right now is the perfect time to listen, stream, order, gift, or what-have-you the best world music holiday… Read more »

In Conversation—with Rebel Rampage

Rebel Rampage is a California-based power trio with an outspoken rancour for the current American leadership.  Their mission statement is “Armed with words and music to resist oppression by the government and inspire change for equality and justice,” and they were active in drumming up opposition to the Republican Party in the recent midterm elections…. Read more »

A Letter from Brazil

A friend from Brazil recently wrote: This is an outburst of a Brazilian friend who is struggling to one day see his country free from fascism. On Sunday the 28th there was elected a new president; he has already begun to carry out various atrocities with the population, the environment, with the Indians, and with… Read more »

In Conversation—with BlissBliss

BlissBliss is the husband-and-wife duo Lang and Renee Bliss, music industry veterans known for a sophisticated, jazzy-pop sound that’s the perfect vehicle for their upbeat, triumphant-sounding lyrics.  The couple manifests a glowing positive energy that’s utterly infectious.  A case in point: A video of one of the songs, “Right Where You Are,” is just the… Read more »

In Conversation—with Sydney Wright

Sydney Wright is a live sound engineer and singer-songwriter now working in Austin, Texas.  Her songs reach for deep emotions and leave the listener with an abiding sense of joyful hope.  Her debut album, Seiche (watch the enthralling video of her song “You Can Stay” here) is set for release on November 9.  Wright was… Read more »