Usually this site highlights online events, since it wold be difficult to publicize every local event for our more than 500 subscribers from all over the world, not to mention other readers who find their way to FHO everyday. That being said, our good friend in Canada (and source of all things Canada here on the site) Sheila Early, sent me this link to a powerful performance by the Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada called Ghosts of Violence. I thought it would be worth putting on our main page for all of you arts lovers who may want to pry yourselves away from your computer screens for a tick.
“Ghosts of Violence” is a ballet performed by the Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada company. It embarked on a 3 year tour of Canada in October to create awareness of intimate partner violence. The ballet portrays the loss of women at the hands of their intimate partner. The 6 minute video gives an overview of the ballet’s message and states, ” Change begins with awareness”. I know I will get a group of my forensic friends together and attend when it is in my
Read more about the performance here (PDF). And of course, do watch the clip below: