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 – Submarine

Film: Submarine (Warp Films 2010) Director: Richard Ayoade Screenwriter: Richard Ayoade, based on the novel by Joe Dunthorne Cast: Noah Taylor, Paddy Considine, Craig Roberts, Yasmin Paige, Stefan Rhodri, Sally Hawkins ?For one human being to love another human being: that is perhaps the most difficult task that has been entrusted to us, the ultimate… Read more »

The Mindful Bard – The Cuica Story

“Happy New Year! The Conjunto Roque Moreira wishes you peace, health, happiness, success, and we hope in 2011 we can go to Canada to show our work to this wonderful country . . . We have news! We begin to record our new CD in January. Cheers!? Anderson Almeida, drummer and vocalist for Conjunto Roque… Read more »

The Mindful Bard – Inception

An Interdisciplinary Study of the Psyche Film: Inception (Warner Bros. 2011) Writer/Director: Christopher Nolan Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Tom Berenger, Michael Caine As Art Dob visits his wife, Moll. In the high-rise where she committed suicide. They have a conversation. In a dream. Within… Read more »

Gregor’s Bed – Amir ElSaffar, Inana

Album: Amir ElSaffar, Inana (2011) Miles Davis on a Camel Inana is Amir ElSaffar’s fourth solo album and just one small part of an extremely productive and exciting?even film-worthy?artistic career. His childhood in a suburb of Chicago exposed him to an eclectic mix of American genres. He listened to rock, folk, blues, and jazz; his… Read more »