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Interview: Erika Downie talks directing Steve Martin's "Picasso at the Lapin Agile"

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I was lucky enough to have the chance to recently interview Erika Downie. She's a co-founder of Seven Siblings Theatre, and is also directing the company's production of Steve Martin's Picasso at the Lapin Agile. I also got to enjoy the opening performance last night at Round Venue - a fully functional bar - and I was quite delighted with the unusual and interesting setting.



Here's what Erika had to say:

Adventures in Dating Part 2 – Tips to Combat the Ghosting (and other dating) Blues

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For Adventures in Dating Part 1, come on over here!

I posted this a while ago as a comment on a lovely friend's facebook post, but I think it's helpful to anyone who dates online and is looking for something more than just a one-nighter.

Rude-ass behaviour like "ghosting" is INCREDIBLY common these days, and dating can be really hard (when it's not being incredibly fun).

Hopefully some of you find these things *I* do to be helpful. I'm someone who used to get HELLA depressed about my dating life (and I still do - but now only on rare occasions). I've expanded a bit on a few of the points
As always, If you've got any fun stories, tips, adventures use the #AdventuresInDating hashtag. 
1. I take online dating (and all dating) VERY lightly.

2. I watch people's actions. Someone who can't find 30 secs to send a quick text when we've made tentative plans is either not into me, or they're just too busy to date. Or, I'm what I call their &…