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Who watches the watchmen? Why, this documentary does!
“I look at myself as a historian with a camera.” That’s Pete Souza, who held the post of chief official White House photographer for the eight years of the Obama administration. And as the fifth youngest president, the first one born in the 1960s ...
Nadia, Butterfly is a filmmaking stroke of genius
Swimming is the underdog of the sports movie genre. Look up best-of lists and you’ll find stories about boxing, basketball, wrestling, baseball, surfing, running, golf, tennis and even horse and auto racing before a single swimmer’s tale. All of ...
In Chicano Eats, author Esteban Castillo shares his version of Mexican-American cuisine
Our cookbook of the week is Chicano Eats: Recipes from My Mexican-American Kitchen by Esteban Castillo. To try a recipe from the book, check out: Michelada ribs , mi abuelita’s tacos de papa (potato tacos), and ...
Metis filmmaker continues to explore sci-fi themes through Indigenous lens with Parallel Minds
It’s perhaps a sign of Benjamin Ross Hayden’s unyielding ambition that a conversation with the young Metis filmmaker about his new thriller, Parallel Minds, keeps veering off-topic. Not far off-topic, mind you. But Hayden seems keen to talk not ...
Jann's Back: Calgary singer-songwriter returns to fictional version of herself in second season of hit sitcom
Actors and actresses are usually keen to discuss the evolution of their character, particularly if it’s one that has a multi-season arc on television. But Jann Arden isn’t playing that thespian game. In fact, when asked, she says she sees very ...
Women continue to struggle in pandemic workforce
There’s a whole group of Canadian women ready to throw in the towel and quit their jobs to stay home and take care of life. And, given all the stress created by the COVID-19 pandemic, job insecurities and struggling with so many issues – many ...
Queen Elizabeth formally strips Harvey Weinstein of his British honour
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth has formally stripped Harvey Weinstein of his honorary award following his conviction for sexually assaulting a former production assistant and raping an actress. "The Queen has directed that the ...
Tips for dividing perennials
Q. Is this a good time to move perennials? My delphiniums are among several plants that need dividing and relocating. A. Early spring and early autumn are the two preferred times for moving or dividing and replanting perennials. ...
Growing Things: Take precautions to prevent tomato blight
Q: One of the four tomato plants growing in tubs on my balcony has small pear-shaped tomatoes that are turning black from the bottom as they ripen. Some of the leaves are shrivelled and curled. This happened to some plants last year as ...
VIDEO: Open Doors: Cape Breton Women in Harmony promoting local female artists
SYDNEY — A grassroots project that encourages women to confidently play a greater role within the Cape Breton music industry will take to stages around downtown Sydney on Saturday. The Open Doors: Cape Breton Women in Harmony event ...