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Escape - Table of Contents
Local Poets: There is Beauty in Not Escaping
Dahlia Liwsze discussed with local poets Claudia Coutu Radmore and Rod Pederson their belief that their poetry must encompass more than the theme of escape. History, people and nature are among the a...
Tuesday, 25 August 2009
Animal Cruelty in Hollywood: The Chimpanzee
Alexandra Trottier investigates animal cruelty in Hollywood and wonders when these poor creatures will be able to escape their abusive environments. Animal cruelty has occurred throughout human ...
Thursday, 20 August 2009
Book vs. Film: The Time Traveler’s Wife
Can Henry DeTamble survive the leap from page to screen? Despite the title, I never think of Clare Abshire as the protagonist in The Time Traveler's Wife. First and foremost, it is a book a...
Friday, 21 August 2009
Canadian Cinema Canon #4: waydowntown
Years after rescuing a VHS copy from a 99 cent bin, April Yorke still doesn't "get" Canadian writer-director Gary Burns' waydowntown. When fellow (Cult)ure cinema critic Joe Lipsett listed "too m...
Thursday, 27 August 2009
The CFL Sessions Interview
Nearly two decades ago, Canadian folklorist Staunton R. Livingston made recordings of Canadian football players performing original songs about life on and off the football field. The tapes collecte...
Tuesday, 04 August 2009
Oh Mama, I Hope It Never Ends: Salvation on the East Coast with Bob Dylan
Frederick Hidell recalls seeing Bob Dylan in concert for the first time in May of 2008. It was a concert that just might have saved his life. I stood on the shores of Saint John, New Brun...
Tuesday, 11 August 2009
Escaping To Our World: A Look Inside Bonnaroo 2009
Everybody needs a world to escape to once in a while. A place where enjoying the moment is all that matters. For us, that world is Bonnaroo. Photo: Kerry Feeney Each year, over 70,000 peop...
Friday, 07 August 2009
A Night at the Fair: Ottawa’s Carnivàle Lune Bleue
Wayne Current takes a surreal trip back in time by attending Carnivàle Lune Bleue, the 1930 traveling carnival recreation currently underway at Ottawa's Hog's Back Park. From July 23 to August 3...
Monday, 10 August 2009
“Crazy Mayhem of a Show” Coming to the Gladstone Theatre
(Cult)ure chats with the cast and crew at a sneak preview of the Gladstone Theatre's upcoming production of British playwright Michael Frayn's comedy classic Noises Off. "There is cream around he...
Monday, 24 August 2009
Escape with Nurse Jackie
Showtime's new comedy Nurse Jackie gives viewers a picture of the health care industry from the dark and funny viewpoint of a nurse struggling to keep her personal life in order while healing the pati...
Tuesday, 18 August 2009
Ask Miss Smartypants - August 3, 2009
Art: Nina Charest Dear Miss Smartypants, I have this new boss. He kind of sucks. He belittled my opinion in a staff meeting the other day, and I don't know how to deal with that. I don't k...
Monday, 03 August 2009
Ask Miss Smartypants - August 10, 2009
Art: Nina Charest Dear Miss Smartypants, I got my undergrad earlier this year. After months of searching (stupid economy!), I've landed my first office job. It's not the perfect dream job,...
Monday, 10 August 2009
Ask Miss Smartypants - August 17, 2009
Art: Nina Charest Dear Miss Smartypants, What's cheating? I have a friend whose girlfriend isn't into sex, and she's given him license to fulfill his needs elsewhere. He thinks that else...
Monday, 17 August 2009
Ask Miss Smartypants - August 24, 2009
Art: Nina Charest Dear Miss Smartypants, Yesterday I got an invitation to a bridal shower. I don't want to go. The girl's nice, but we've been out of touch for a long time because I don't ...
Monday, 24 August 2009
Ask Miss Smartypants - August 31, 2009
Art: Nina Charest Dear Miss Smartypants, After reading your answer about buying fresh produce, I think you might be able to help me. I can't cook. It's not that I can't cook, actually -...
Monday, 31 August 2009
When you're 31 years old, single, childless, and have been working retail for six straight years without taking any holidays, it means the time has come for something grand. Enter the fulfillment of a...
Thursday, 06 August 2009
Letters from Venice (True Chronicles)
Ottawa novelist D.W. Richards' visit to Venice, Italy, includes refrigerator-sized art, a personal Opera singer, a preserved human heart, and, oh yeah, dinner with Royalty. Perhaps the best word...
Thursday, 13 August 2009
Escape on the High Seas
If travel is meant to be savoured, then crossing oceans should be a majestic experience, not merely a hop across the pond. For travellers of this persuasion, only one name evokes the pleasures of a go...
Wednesday, 26 August 2009
Down the Rabbit Hole: Escape to the World of Fashion Photography
Stylist Christopher Massardo provides a behind the scenes glimpse into the world of fashion photography. I truly love fashion! I love fashion so much that I style photo shoots as my other job ...
Wednesday, 19 August 2009
Escaping the Earth: Reflections on Apollo 11’s 40th Anniversary
On the 40th Anniversary of Apollo 11, Mike Verdone reflects on what it took to get man on the moon, and why it's going to be difficult to get us back up there. Forty years ago, a Saturn V rocket...
Friday, 28 August 2009
Doing it with Dr. Sexy (and Other Hot Role Play Ideas)
Roxy Munro reveals her ultimate sexual role play fantasies. I like to fantasize . . . in the sexual sense. Sexual fantasy can be a healthy, enjoyable way to experience sex alone or with other...
Friday, 14 August 2009
Escape on Two Wheels - The Burgeoning Bike Share Phenomenon
The City of Ottawa has launched a bike sharing pilot project featuring 4 docking stations and 50 bikes. Environmentalist, Sabrina Bowman evaluates the success of this pilot and offers insight into ...
Wednesday, 12 August 2009
Fuite forcée du président: le Honduras victime d’un coup d’État
Expulsé de son pays par un coup militaire, le président du Honduras, appuyé par la communauté internationale, cherche à reprendre ses fonctions à la tête de l'État, face à une coalition inté...
Wednesday, 05 August 2009
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