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Daniel, Vanessa, Kieran & Nadine ThePalaceOfTheDogs advocates art to marginalised and under-privileged communities. Redirecting the purpose of art within our society to guide conversations that will empower the voiceless. 


Check out Mary Sho's new single Ova. ThePalaceOfTheDogs interviewed Mary this month on her inspiration for the debut album and the visual content for her album. Peep the chat below


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PHILLIP SAUNDERS: Toronto Street Artist (Interview)

By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | November 29, 2019

PHILLIP SAUNDERS: Toronto Street Artist (Interview)
We meet with Canadian street artist, Philip Saunders to speak on his influences, the beautification of Kensington market and his endeavour to represent black people.

Gloria Obianyo: Actress and Carer (Toronto)

By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | November 15, 2019

Gloria Obianyo, multi-faceted creative and actress in Girl From The North Country, shares her experience of being an artist and a young carer for her mother. While our focus on mental health, especially in the arts industry, has been focused so much on sufferers, we can forget how […]

POET IN THE KENNEL: Fruit Salad by Daniel Bailey

By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | November 8, 2019

Last night all my insecurities visited me in a dream They came in a mini Kellogg’s variety pack, a pack of 8, with each insecurity on top… I ate them all… With each gluttonous mouthful, my swollen cheeks squeezed anxiety into my body. I woke up to find […]

Say It loud, I’m Black & I’m Proud — Vanessa Fisher

By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | November 1, 2019

The Black British Theatre Awards celebrated its first ceremony last weekend, where the cream of black British theatre celebrated how far we have come and the legacy we have yet to leave behind. Vanessa Fisher shares her account on awards ceremony that screams “Say it loud, I’m Black & I’m Proud”.

TRIPLE THREAT – BLACK, GAY & DISABLED Interview with Sonny Nwachukwu

By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | October 25, 2019

Fresh from his stint at Poplar Union Theatre, showcasing his piece ‘Triple Threat’; We spoke with Sonny Nwachukwu about his experience of being Black, Gay and Disabled. The writer, director and choreographer also ventures into how the acceptance of the label disabled has empowered and informed a unique […]


By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | October 18, 2019

The theatre, praised for its forward thought and openness to explore taboo topics, assemble into a lynch mob spouting abuse to anyone with opposing thought and christianity seems to be their latest target. We speak with Olivier award nominee, Rachel John, delving into her career in theatre and how […]


By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | September 28, 2019

Fresh from the release of her single, Black girls, we were delighted to meet with south London songstress and writer of the black girl anthem, Mary Sho. The multi-faceted artist shared with us how she combines fashion and art to amplify the message in her music, whilst contending […]

Poet in The Kennel: The Eulogy

By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | August 23, 2019

After the death of Toni Morrison and attending, dance legend, Thea Nerissa Barnes’ memorial. I begun to reflect on the power of writing; how these words live on past you and later become your eulogy. Almost stronger than memory. I begun to ask myself what would my eulogy […]

Tribute: Thea Barnes – Goddess of Dance

By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | August 16, 2019

This week dance and theatre world celebrated the life and career of Thea Nerissa Barnes with a tribute show of performance and readings from her published essays on dance research; Introducing a legacy fund created to continues Thea’s support of dancers, choreographers and researchers. Needless to say Thea […]

BARKING: Interview with CYRS

By ThePalaceOfTheDogs | August 9, 2019

Check out ThePalaceOfTheDogs interview with Producer/Artist CYRS. We find out how he found his sound in the German music scene. For the full interview go