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Andy Forgie

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“With memory loss, they can’t remember what they had for breakfast, but they can remember words to songs they danced to long ago. They are lethargic when I get there, and they hear the music and suddenly they are alive and singing and dancing. For a brief window in their day, they are young again. Regardless of your generation, it’s about the songs of your teens and 20s that never leave you.” Read More

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Gravitas Sarah Slean

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Photo courtesy Rick Matthews Sarah Slean answers 21 Gravitas Questions Signed to Atlantic/Warner Records at 19, three-time Juno nominee and modern-day Renaissance woman Sarah Slean has released 11 albums. She has also published two volumes of poetry, starred in short films and a movie musical, written two string quartets, held numerous exhibits of her paintings,… Read More

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Gravitas Gavin Crawford

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Photography by Sarah Kirby Image Photography Gavin Crawford answers 23 Gravitas Questions Gavin Crawford is currently the host and laugh meister on Because News which airs weekly on CBC Radio One. The program is a panel show on which three celebrity panellists compete to answer questions about current affairs. He also starred in Festival Players… Read More

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Just Show Up

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Theirs is a creative partnership, synergistic. “I couldn’t do what I do without Peter.” Their life together has a rhythm, happily solo creative time balanced by periods of intense conversation, ideas sparking. Read More

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Seeking the Snowy Owls

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Snowy Owl, Cindy Conlin, Wildlife Photography

It’s a day she’ll never forget. “There was so much ice and they were so far away. The ducks were at the edge of treacherous ice where I wouldn’t dare go, so I waited, and I learned owls hunt ducks. It was a life lesson. The peeking owl was watching for ducks and planning its attack.” Read More