Daybreak Again: September 29/30, 2012
The 5th Annual Alberta Culture Days roll along as the celebration of all things artistic and cultural happens from one end of the province to the other. One area where Albertans have made a prominent impression on people, society and the nation at large, is in the area of visual art. Galleries around the province opened their to the public, but for some gallery owners, it's not just about the works of art on their walls. They feel art should be out in public and one of those owner is Cheryl Baxter, who runs Elevation, a contemporary art gallery in Canmore. She spoke with Russell about approach to public art and the events around Canmore's Culture Days.
The book publishing business can be a a precarious one -- what with bookstores closing, the growth of self-publishing and the worry that young people just aren't reading anymore. That hasn't scare off Tina Moreau and Margaret Curelas because the young Alberta mothers jumped into the biz feet first in 2011, founding Tyche Books. They specialize in science fiction and fantasy and the publishers freely admit they're geeks who love to hang out with other geeks and so far, the fantasy has worked out just fine.
For many new Canadians, concrete and high-rise buildings are all they know in this country but the people who run provincial and national parks in Canada have set out to change that. The new documentary, Nature's Invitation looks at the relationship between Canada's immigrants and nature. Alberta film-maker Brandy Yanchyk spoke with Russell about the stories she presents in the film.
Theanna Bischoff's new novel, Swallow, is a compelling look into the aftermath of a suicide that involves two sisters. Ominous sounding in subject, the book is also described as a joyous look at the lives of Darcy and her younger sister, Carly. She discussed the issues in her book with Russell.
Kate and Aldona Barutowicz are Beauty by the B, a beauty and fashion blog written and curated by the two Calgary sisters. In Part 4 of their series on Daybreak, they look at the make-up challenges presented by mature skin.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner and the CBC's Adrienne Lamb has been thinking about what this means for people who face weight issues or find dieting to be a challenge. She previews the series, Stepping Up, about some of the stories and strategies where people can find inspiration.
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