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Hear Aboriginal Voices Tonight with EVENT

Tonight (Thursday, October 27th) EVENT magazine will be hosting an evening of prose and poetry, showcasing the work of four indigenous writers.

The True Born Englishman

BY DANIEL DEFOE 1700 Thus from a mixture of all kinds began, That het’rogeneous thing, an Englishman: In eager rapes, and furious lust begot, Betwixt a painted Britain and a Scot. Whose gend’ring off-spring quickly learn’d to bow, And yoke their heifers to the Roman...

Alexander Caldwell at KOAC

Alexander Caldwell at KOAC

ALEXANDER CALDWELL has a small sculpture installed on the grounds of the Kiyooka Ohe Arts Center,  out on the western edge of the city (Calgary). The piece reminds me of New York based architect John Hejduk and his mid 80's work, like those works, this is poetic,...

Long Night Road

Headlights define the world Endless road passes through A bend, a hill, a bridge In random succession Was a start? Will be an end? Only now in silence The ever unchanging now Hark a splash of light Then blinded dark Tree has been and is again? Or bend or hill or...