New Book, Video, and TV Season

It’s been a busy new year. I just received my contributor’s copies of Toasts: The Perfect Words to Celebrate Every Occasion (Viva Editions, 2014). It was published back in the fall and features three toasts I wrote: for a new job, Passover, and Chanukah.

I created a short promotional video for Daughter’s Day, with interviews and photos. I interviewed Mayor Don Iveson, and I sing at the end of it. Here it is:

My community access program on Shaw TV, From the Ground Up: Activists and Activism in Edmonton, recently began it’s second season. The station informed me that they will be putting the show on their website, but in the meantime you can watch the web versions of the show here.

June Updates

The owner of the blog “I Heart Edmonton” has decided to focus his attention on other projects, so I will no longer be writing reviews of Edmonton books at the site. However, I will continue to stay active in the local literary scene, writing book reviews and author interviews for other sources.

From the Ground Up, my community access television program on SHAW Cable 10, will be slowing down a bit over the summer, as there are fewer activist events to feature. However, things will probably perk up again in the fall for the start of Season Two!