Many of Tom Thomson’s paintings hang in the hallowed halls of Canada’s finest galleries, but until recently, one of his sketches was collecting dust among a pile of artworks in an Edmonton grandmother’s basement. 817 more words
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A family, shattered. An artist, inspired. A nation, defined.
An original folk musical by the Shipyard Kitchen Party, “100 Years from Now” follows two brothers, one artist and the women who loved them through the tumult and triumph of the years surrounding the First World War. 53 more words
Jack London and Tom Thomson are sometimes mentioned together due to their association with North but there has never been a real study of the similarities between them to my knowledge. 3,433 more words
The leaves are beginning to turn red, the start of the spectacular splash of colour that awaits fall visitors to canoe-crazy Algonquin Provincial Park. We choose the classic, popular Big Trout Loop, a 73-km circuit of sixteen lakes (each with at least one pair of resident loons), marshy waters, narrow creeks, and slow-moving rivers. 1,155 more words