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Happy Valentine’s Day

It is funny, as one of the things I’ve learned so far in 2019 is that when I think I don’t have time to finish something, as I’ve been juggling a few different things, and preparing for a writer’s residency, … Continue reading

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Us and Everything: Carl Beam

Carl Beam: Us and Everything is a selection of works by one of the most significant Indigenous artists of the later 20th century, on display at the Performing Arts Centre through the work of St. Catharines Culture and Justus Duntsch. Continue reading

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Sound your barbaric yawp: Heather Hart’s Northern Oracle

She’s convinced of her own legitimacy, her right to pronounce: I and my kind are here on sufferance. (Atwood) Heather Hart began her artist talk, on the evening that Northern Oracle opened at RHAC, with a game of “telephone.” It … Continue reading

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Laika: the more one comes to know men, the more one comes to admire the dog

Teach us to care and not to care (T.S. Eliot, Ash Wednesday) As 2018 comes to an end and I struggle to finish a few articles about exhibitions ongoing and opening, I did not intend to become distracted by Victor … Continue reading

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Lucia Lakatos: “…impossible to say which was which…”

“Fly [the dog] decided to speak very slowly, for it was a cold fact of nature that sheep were stupid and no one would ever persuade her otherwise….The sheep spoke very slowly, for it was a cold fact of nature … Continue reading

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