Chasing Monsters: Parkinson’s and the Power of Art

Back Lane Studios presents a short documentary about High Park resident Kevin Whitaker, an Ontario Superior Court judge, who retired and turnedto painting after being diagnosed with an aggressive form of Parkinson’s.


Parkinson’s and the Power of Art: Sat.  Dec. 1, 11 am-12.30 pm: The event includes a panel, led by author and former Globe and Mail medical reporter Carolyn Abraham, about disease and the therapeutic and neurological benefits of painting and other artistic pursuits.


Director: Jeana McCabe, Jordan McTavish
Cast: Kevin Whittaker


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Donation based admission. Proceeds from the screening and art show go to Kevin’s fundraising initiative for Parkinson’s research.