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Meet the Maker: The Guild's chef keeping a razor focus in the kitchen

Want to succeed as a chef at one of the world’s greatest restaurants? Here’s advice from someone who’s been there (and lived to tell the tale): get tough. 583 more words


The Hunt: Tiffins stack up well against brown bagging it

In our world there’s not much romance associated with the humble lunchbox. But it’s an entirely different story on the teeming streets of Mumbai. That’s the home of the dabbawalas, a guild of some 400,000 people who, since 1890, have been delivering lunches by foot, bike and train with uncanny logistical precision. 650 more words


Knocking on Holy Doors: Mother and daughter wrestle with Catholicism and their relationship

Here I am: sitting in the sun, looking out over the cumulus-crowned prairie, a white cat rubbing up against my leg. The weather is warm, but not so warm that I shed my leather jacket. 3,851 more words



On today’s show, Vince Russo grills Nick Aldis (Magnus) about the marketing for his upcoming UK tour that has Vince stereotyped as a CONVICT! Luckily, for Vince, Nick’s wife–the lovely, beautiful, vibrant, vivacious, kind, loving… 78 more words


5 things to do this weekend in Calgary

Batman at The Plaza (Friday, Oct. 21)

We lost the Adult Purple Rock Star this year, but Prince’s creative contributions can still be found in strange places, such as the soundtrack for Tim Burton’s 1989 film Batman. 275 more words


Cheap Date: Records & Eggs at the Palomino

October is a play-inside kind of month, a time of year when you don’t want to do much more with your weekends than indulge in a leisurely three-caesar brunch (ideally, it starts in the late morning and lasts until mid-afternoon), then head home and listen to a bunch of new records while you drift off into a maple-bacon coma. 355 more words


This week in the Year of Music: Oct. 21 to Oct. 27

The return of a Honens laureate and the resurgence of a sleeping genre.

Saturday: Luca Buratto

The 2015 Honens laureate returns to the scene of his triumph. 256 more words