Saturday, February 21, 2009


After four months of working on it my music video for the song "Believe In Love" will be screened on Thursday (February 26, 2009.)

The last part of the video editing had Pixie and I sitting in the editing suite for 9 hours. We ended up calling it "the SAW-NA." All it was missing was hot rocks, steam, and some starched towels.

At one point I burst out of the room and started confessing I thought that one of the resident video guys made me weak in the knees. It became an episode of "True SAW-NA" confessions. Everyone had a laugh, and a good sweat.

I really hope you will all enjoy the video and it will inspire you to "Believe In Love" in your own lives, despite whatever obstacles, and heartaches you have faced.

It's a message of hope, so please think of coming out to the SAW Gallery on Thursday. The screening of the film is at 10 pm. I've decided not to put the video on You Tube for an indefinite period, so this will be one of the only times to see the film, especially on the big screen, for the foreseeable future.

Friday, February 20, 2009

You're Invited!

Mackenzie's Music Video for "Believe In Love"

will be premiered on the big screen at SAW Video on Thursday Feb. 26, 2009.


SAW Gallery presents:

Band of Outsiders
(Music/Arts - Exhibit )

Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 8:00pm

Exhibition opening and Outsider Art Fair:

Curators: Stefan St-Laurent (Ottawa) and Ainsley Walton (Ottawa)

A refreshing look at the influences of outsider art on contemporary art practices, the smash exhibition Band of Outsiders brings together 13 emerging and established artists from the Ottawa and Gatineau regions, some of whom will be exhibiting their works for the first time! Expanding upon the definition of outsider art, the exhibition includes a wild array of contemporary, folk, intuitive and naïve art, displaying the personal and visionary work of Angie the Barbarian, Irene B., JeanGuy, JP Danys, Marika Jemma, Anne Johnson, Karen Jordan, Mike Hewko, Trevor Laalo, Ron Noganosh, Rene Price, Herman Ruhland and Tina Tolgyesy.

Band of Outsiders highlights include:

An Outsider Art Fair during the exhibition opening with the participation of Canteen,
H'Art of Ottawa, Nomad Gallery and La Petite Mort Gallery. Presented by Galerie SAW Gallery and La Petite Mort Gallery.

the Fair will also feature the special launch of Mackenzie MacBride's newly released album An Outsider's Heart and the world premiere of the video for her début single “Believe in Love”

Galerie SAW Gallery
67, rue Nicholas Street
Ottawa, ON
Contact Info Phone: 613 698 9205

"Those works created from solitude and from pure and authentic creative impulses—where the worries of competition, acclaim and social promotion do not interfere—are, because of these very facts, more precious than the productions of professions. After a certain familiarity with these flourishings of an exalted feverishness, lived so fully and so intensely by their authors, we cannot avoid the feeling that in relation to these works, cultural art in its entirety appears to be the game of a futile society, a fallacious parade."
—Jean Dubuffet, on outsider art