Louis Riel: On the Page, On the Stage


The Canadian Opera Company is now presenting a new 50th-anniversary production of "Louis Riel", originally written for the celebration of the Canadian centenary in 1967, with an attempt to shift that oh-so-colonial gaze, now including indigenous artists and languages with more nuanced representations of the historical figures. These are powerfully important

Louis Riel: On the Page, On the Stage2019-05-11T19:55:12-05:00

Candace Savage’s A Geography of Blood (2012)


"The 'geography' in question is the Cypress Hills, a broken rise of land that straddles the Alberta/Saskatchewan border, just north of Havre, Montana," the author explains.*  "The country is a complete knockout for anyone who enjoys the romance of the Earth’s history or who is susceptible to the wild, windblown beauty of

Candace Savage’s A Geography of Blood (2012)2014-07-11T16:35:10-05:00

Anthony Bidulka’s Amuse Bouche (2003)


Anthony Bidulka’s Amuse Bouche Russell Quant, #1 Insomniac Press, 2003 Things that I like about the first book in Anthony Bidulka’s mystery series: 1. Barbra; 2. Saskatoon; and 3. Russell Quant. 1. Barbra is a four-year-old Standard Schnauzer who’s firmly attached to Anthony Bidulka’s sleuth but also adores sleepovers and

Anthony Bidulka’s Amuse Bouche (2003)2014-07-11T16:36:47-05:00
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