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Lori's Blog on Books, Writing, and Creativity

Enjoy these articles on my books, writing in general, and the even broader topic of creativity. Although most have been written by me, I invite guests to contribute, too.

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Category: Canadian Creators

What Is Flamenco Dance? Myriam Allard Answers

Lori Wolf-Heffner | September 22, 2018
Continuing With Flamenco Last month, I wrote about Bonnie Masina, a woman who took up flamenco dance at age 50. This month, I ask the question: What is flamenco? And…

Exploring Creativity by Exposing Yourself More

Lori Wolf-Heffner | September 11, 2018
Engage With Your Art Form Theatre guru Trevor Copp has a bowl of theatre tickets, roughly 1,200 of them. The bowl makes its stage appearance when Copp judges the Ontario…

Flamenco at 50: “It’s too easy when we age to give up. I don’t agree with that.”

Lori Wolf-Heffner | July 25, 2018
Starting Dance Past 50 When I turned 40, I suddenly cared about aging. Always active in my younger years through dance, and proudly displaying a photo of me doing the…

Alejandro Álvarez Cadilla: How a Dancer Becomes a Producer

Lori Wolf-Heffner | June 29, 2018
With Change on the Horizon, Cadilla Moved Towards It Life is full of transitions, and I won’t bore you with a list of all the usual ones. But as you…

Mitchell Cushman is on a Curious Voyage

Lori Wolf-Heffner | June 1, 2018
It’s another Hollywood cliché (I seem to be taking a lot of digs at Hollywood lately): the loner who wants to risk it all for his (sometimes her) goal, and…

Art is Exploration: Sasha Ivanochko’s Double Bill at The Citadel

Lori Wolf-Heffner | May 28, 2018
Last time, I talked about how art isn’t only about those Hollywood-movie moments of inspiration, that ideas can take time to develop. But why? What makes it so difficult to…

Inspiration Isn’t a Eureka Moment: Laurence Lemieux’s “Looking for Elvis”

Lori Wolf-Heffner | April 27, 2018
One myth I want to take down with this interview is the romanticized image of inspiration. Yes, we all get eureka moments: I have plenty of them. However, in my…

Vivian Hicks Doesn’t Let Bullying Ruin Her Dreams

Lori Wolf-Heffner | March 11, 2017
My first assignment for just dance! magazine this year was to interview a 13-year-old phenom, Vivian Hicks. This young woman has accomplished a lot: Not only is she a Mini-Pop,…

Evelyn Hart in “Love, Sex & Brahms” by James Kudelka

Lori Wolf-Heffner | February 25, 2017
Evelyn Hart performs in new James Kudelka show.

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