“Sal Capone” Play On Hip Hop & Discrimination is Tragically Funny [Review]

As I walked into the MAI, a small theatre on Jeanne Mance in the McGill Ghetto, the set was unlike I had ever seen it before. There was graffiti painted all over the walls, a dumpster and a young man who blended into the scenery. There was also a transgender street walker addressing herself straight at […]

“Sal Capone” Play Draws Inspiration From Villanueva Tragedy [Interview with playwright Omari Newton]

The Fredy Villanueva police shooting sent a ripple effect across Canada and sparked a deep reflexion on discrimination and abuse of authority for people of colour. This was five years ago, an there is still  misconceptions and debate surrounding racial relations in Canada, a topic many would rather ignore. “How come this is still happening?”, […]