Writer Lorne Daniel pays tribute to a Martin Oordt, a man who mentored willingly and joyfully, with no expectation of return.
In a world where rising stars are celebrated, Katy Henderson loves the grace of falling stars. And in a brash time when bigger is considered better, Katy is mindful of things that start small. No wonder her band is called Katy Henderson and the Falling Stars and her debut CD is called “all things start small”.
The ongoing sexual abuse crisis has cast a shadow over the Catholic priesthood and has many wondering what the clerical culture of the Church has to do with the life and mission of Jesus of Nazareth. Father Greg Boyle and his work with gang members in Los Angeles remind us of how the ministry of a priest can mirror that of the carpenter’s son.
“I’m pretty sure I was born too late,” writes Ross Lonergan as he recounts his love for jazz greats like Lena Horne, Oscar Peterson, Art Tatum, Ella Fitzgerald and other members of the pantheon.
“When we went to the early boat shows, we were called cockroaches by the big manufacturers,” remembers Robert. “That’s OK; cockroaches survive atomic blasts. Most of those manufacturers are now gone. We’re still thriving.”
In a humble backyard abode in South Australia, musician Don Morison has created an industry that has become the talk of the music world – Donmo Guitars. His guitars, with names like Rustbucket and Galvo, are as unique as they come, as loud as they come and in big demand.
George Morrison was, among other things, a breaker of molds and stereotypes. At a time when any art — be it art done by Native peoples or done by whites appropriating Native images — that was associated with Native Americans was expected to be filled with teepees, totems, and other stereotypical images, George’s work was decidedly his own.
Graham Nickerson suffers a wicked sword blow to the neck from a pint-sized warrior. With a mighty roar, the swordsman strikes again. This time, Graham manages to raise his arm against attacker. Alas, his arm is hacked off at the shoulder. Sitting right there at the kitchen table in front of a laptop full of […]
Gil Namur pays homage to one of his personal heroes – and one of the true hockey greats -Jean Béliveau of the Montreal Canadiens.
Located right in the heart of New York’s Bowery, the Double Crown is a culinary sensation. Amidst exotic decor you’ll experience the influence of eastern flavours upon British traditional fare. The results are a menu that includes Venison Wellington, Miso-glazed Bone Marrow, Pheasant and Licorice Pie, and Rendell’s favourite dish, Tandoori Foie Gras Torchon with Earl Grey.