Archives for Josée Duranleau

YidLife Crisis by Eli Batalion & Jamie Elman

  I just watched the first episode of the new web series YidLife Crisis: by Montrealers Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman. The series of five-minute videos promising “Sex, drugs, milk and meat. All in Yiddish,” is absolutely brilliant and hilarious. The Times of Israel did a great piece on the series, it’s worth a read. I have had the great pleasure of working with Eli several times over the past 15 years on various projects including theatre (JOB: The Hip Hop Musical) and film (The Legend of Beaver Damn). Both were in partnership with the equally talented Jerome Sable. Their
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Wychwood Barns – Art Market

    Hello and bonjour! I’m happy to announce that I will have a booth at the Barns Art Market this Saturday, May 24. It will take place during the Farmer’s Market at the Wychwood Barns from 9AM to 2PM. It also happens to fall on Doors Open, one of my favourite Toronto events! Details above. For your information, I have made mini prints of some of my artwork, 18 in total. I’m REALLY happy with the results. They are printed with archival inks, on museum quality paper. I mounted them on wood panels (6″ X 6″ and 5″ X
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Happy by Pharrell Williams

I love Pharrell Williams’ song Happy because it makes me so damned happy! The tune is infectious and the harmonies sung by the choir are beautiful. I love the diversity of the dancers and how happy they look whilst performing. It makes me smile and bop every time I tune into the 24 hour video at It makes me want to get up an dance, and I often do. I am totally obsessed with it!    
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