Technically, the correct term is a jalipinukranibritinadian.
Actress Michelle Todd is a stir-fry of cultures, melding together
Jamaican reggae and Asian violin with a touch of Celtic music
and a country vibe. Deep Fried Curried Pierogies is a humorous
look at a crossbreeding culture, which Todd suggests has major
benefits: "With this amazing knowledge of all sports,
you could be the most popular woman at the bar!"
The Femme Fatale
"A femme fatale is a warrior... but with fabulous clothes,"
explains Annie Lefebvre, who plays the title role in this
revival of Euripides' Medea. The sorceress is perhaps best
known for saving her husband Jason on his quest for the Golden
Fleece and murdering their children years later after he betrays
her for another woman. But infanticide is not the only downside
to this profession: "It's also hard to get a date."
The Ottawa Fringe Festival opens on Thursday, June 14, and
runs till June 24, showing plays at various venues throughout
Ottawa. For more info, visit www.ottawafringe.com.