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#MondayMorningMuse: Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias

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“The Babe is here. Who’s coming in second?” Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias dedicated her life to mastering sports such as: basketball, track, gold, baseball, tennis, swimming, diving, boxing, volleyball, handball, bowling, billiards, skating and cycling. Didrikson claims she was nicknamed “Babe” in her teens by the boys who marveled at her long distance homers. Babe […]

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Nicole On Magic (Not The Card Game)

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“My goofiest-sounding secret is that I also believe in magic. Sometimes I call it God and sometimes I call it light, and I believe in it because every now and then I read a really good book or hear a really good song or have a really good conversation with a friend and they seem […]

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5 Reasons To Get Outside This Spring

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To cure writer’s block or spark a new idea, we have been suggesting for a few weeks that you get outside and be inspired by the world around you. We can’t imagine why you’d disagree with being outside in the sushine, but here are our top 5 reasons to get out there and get motivated. […]

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#MondayMorningMuse: Miss Piggy

Posted By Film, Theatre, Women

Did you hear? Miss Piggy is receiving an award! On June 4th the infamous Miss Piggy will be given the Sackler Center First Award for her embodiment of “spirit, determination and grit,” and we couldn’t be more thrilled. This bodacious little piggy has not only stolen every scene she’s ever in EVER, but has also […]

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#MondayMorningMuse: Gloria Yerkovich

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The life of today’s Monday Morning Muse is a play waiting to happen. Gloria Yerkovich was born in 1942 and inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in 1993. She is an American victim’s rights activist and founder of CHILD FIND, a non-profit organization dedicated to the personal safety of all children. She built […]

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Hot Docs

5 Hot Docs We’re Jazzed About

Posted By Film

Living in Toronto? Looking for something to do? Festival season is upon us for both theatre and film. Here is a list of 5 Hot Docs we think might help inspire your Muddy Mary Application for our October 2015 festival, Women: Past, Present and Fictional. 1. The Pawn Scotiabank Theatre 7 April 30 @1:30pm Scotiabank […]

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#MondayMorningMuse: EIT

Posted By Theatre, Women

Happy Monday, everybody! We wanted to start this week off by acknowledging an important initiative taking place for Canadian Theatre right now called Equity In Theatre or EIT. Instead of profiling an individual this morning, we’ve decided to highlight the motivating research behind EIT’s vital action plan. The below description of who EIT is and […]

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Jess on Disney & Collective Creation

Posted By Theatre, Writing

I was recently reading a copy of the Harvard Business Review’s “Interviews With CEOs” which may seem odd, but it was fascinating. One of the interviews was with Michael Eisner, who in 1995 was the CEO at Disney. This interview was particularly interesting to me because Eisner, while speaking of the creative team coming up […]

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4 Festivals to Catch This Spring/Summer

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We have sunny weather and theatre on the brain over here at The Muddy Mary Project. Why not embrace both—festival style. Here are a handful of our Must-Attend Festivals in Ontario this Summer! Tangled Arts Festival: April 9-25, Toronto http://tangledarts.org/ This festival includes 4 different performances by 11 disabled artists. Although the festival ends this […]

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5 Writing Prompts To Help Break Through The Block

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Are you having a tough time starting/finishing your submission for The Muddy Mary Project? Do you have a serious case of writer’s block? We get it. Writer’s block can creep up on you and seriously mess with your productivity. Severe cases can even result in depression, irritation and computers being thrown against walls. We don’t […]

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