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.

In Conversation With . . . Blackstone, Part III

Justin Rain: On Playing Alan Fraser, Part I Blackstone is a Gemini award-winning Canadian television series based on a fictitious Canadian First Nations reserve. The second season is now airing on the Aboriginal People’s Television Network (APTN) and features some of the finest aboriginal talent in North America. Blackstone is part of the recent trend… Read more »

Voix du Maghreb – Tadalat, 2e Partie

« Héritiers de la ?révolution des guitares? initiée par Tinariwen au début des années 80, les musiciens de Tadalat côtoient au quotidien ceux de Terakaft, Tamikrest ou encore Amanar, tous issus de la florissante pépinière de l’Adrar des Ifoghas. Toutefois, ils se démarquent de leurs grands frères et amis par des arrangements, des rythmes et… Read more »

The Mindful Bard – Life in a Day

Film: Life in a Day (2011) Genre: Documentary Director: Kevin MacDonald Producer: Ridley Scott ?I can’t believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary.? Lou Holtz ?The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.? Allan K. Chalmers The Unbearable Triteness (and Beauty and… Read more »

In Conversation With . . . Blackstone, Part II – Ashley Callingbull: On Playing Sheila Delaronde

Blackstone is a Gemini award-winning Canadian television series based on a fictitious Canadian First Nations reserve. It airs on the Aboriginal People’s Television Network (APTN) and features some of the best aboriginal actors in North America. The second season premiered last week. Blackstone is part of the recent trend to portray the realities of reserve… Read more »

Voix du Maghreb – Tadalat, 1re Partie

« Héritiers de la ?révolution des guitares? initiée par Tinariwen au début des années 80, les musiciens de Tadalat côtoient au quotidien ceux de Terakaft, Tamikrest ou encore Amanar, tous issus de la florissante pépinière de l’Adrar des Ifoghas. Toutefois, ils se démarquent de leurs grands frères et amis par des arrangements, des rythmes et… Read more »

The Mindful Bard – Our Way to Fight

Book: Michael Riordan, Our Way to Fight: Peace-work Under Siege in Israel-Palestine (Between the Lines 2011) ?. . . the struggle for Palestinian liberation should be led by Palestinians, and Israelis in the resistance movement need to be conscious of this at every level. For example, at demonstrations the soldiers prefer to speak to Israelis… Read more »