Wow, September was a busy month. A piece I wrote back in the spring about my years as a Stampede Park parking lot attendant made the CBC Creative Non-fiction Longlist. I submitted something last year and didn’t make it past the first round, so improvement is always good. Next year, the Short List! This was […]Read more "September Happenings"
What a surprise it was last week to go on down to the Rumble House to host the Art Auction and discover it was the one hundredth battle/rumble/auction since we started in July 2012. While I hosted the majority of Gorilla House battles, this was only my third time behind the mic at the Rumble House, and […]Read more "100th Art Rumble at the Rumble House!"
It was great to be back at the Rumble House to host the weekly Wednesday night Live Art Rumble and Auction. If you’ve never been down to either the old Gorilla House Gallery or Rumble House, the action starts at 7:00 PM with the random selection of the Three Items of Inspiration. Visiting artists are […]Read more "Back in Action at the Rumble House, April 8"
On Wednesday, April 8th, I’ll be doing the first of two nights hosting the live auctions at the Rumble House and I’m very excited to be heading back. The Gorilla House Art Gallery was my home away from home, right up until it closed it’s doors in December of 2013. When the gallery was reborn […]Read more "Bassano del Grappa Returns to the Rumble House"
Tucked between two buildings across the street from the Mewata Armory downtown, Gorilla House fans have welcomed the return of Rich Theroux’s Live Art Wednesday Nights. While the new digs are operating under the moniker of The Rumble House, inside the community vibe continues. Come on down for 7:00 pm as local artists gather to hear […]Read more "Gorilla House Resurrected as Rumble House"
Better known to many as Bassano del Grappa, former host and auctioneer of Calgary’s famed Gorilla House Art Gallery, Coffee and Blarney is home for my written words.Read more