Based on Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River Anthology, a collection of short poems, this musical adaptation features the residents of a small town mid-west graveyard returning to share stories of their lives and deaths with curious passersby. 856 more words
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For many years, a once-flourishing industrial district in Toronto fell derelict, its Victorian-era brick buildings being used for movie-shoot backgrounds and not much else.
Gooderham & Worts, once Canada’s largest distiller, was based here until its merger with the Windsor-based Hiram Walker distillery, itself now owned by a multinational corporation: both were famous for “Canadian Whisky”, often called “rye”, that starts with rye and corn, and is aged in oak casks for a minimum of three years. 365 more words
Many have seen or heard Ins Choi’s story. It parallels the story of many successful immigrants who went to the school of hard knocks before breaking through. 336 more words
Everybody at Western is from Toronto, except for those who have somewhere else to be from. As Michel De Certeau describes in his essay “Walking in the City,” a city is an idea rather than a geographical place. 1,263 more words