Visiting Liverpool in search of John Lennon’s first muse

Sixty years ago, John Lennon’s mother Julia was killed. He never got over the loss and you can find echos of her influence in Liverpool

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Sixty years ago, John Lennon’s mother Julia was killed. He never got over the loss and you can find echos of her influence in Liverpool

Remembering memorization, the cornerstone of learning

Students must develop mastery over technique before they can experiment, if the experiment is to have any shape or meaning

Remembering memorization, the cornerstone of learning
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Students must develop mastery over technique before they can experiment, if the experiment is to have any shape or meaning

Giverny and Monet’s Gardens

Stop in Giverny at least for a few hours to wander among Monet's gardens and you'll feel like you've entered one of his paintings

Giverny and Monet’s Gardens
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TRAVEL: Stop in Giverny at least for a few hours to wander among Monet’s gardens and you’ll feel like you’ve entered one of his paintings

Painting a masterpiece: the art of dissent in search of truth

Freedom of expression in the arts is as fragile as freedom of the press, and it’s just as vital to human rights as freedom of thought

Painting a masterpiece: the art of dissent in search of truth
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Freedom of expression in the arts is as fragile as freedom of the press, and it’s just as vital to human rights as freedom of thought

The art of healing should include art

Sometimes it’s not enough to heal the body. Art also has a role in health care. But funding for programs that bring art to patients is in short supply in Alberta

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Sometimes it’s not enough to heal the body. Art also has a role in health care. But funding for programs that bring art to patients is in short supply in Alberta

The Merchant of Venom’s Canadian connection

Don Rickles was a master of insult comedy, making jokes about racial and religious groups that would never survive in today’s politically correct world

The Merchant of Venom’s Canadian connection
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TAUBE: Don Rickles was a master of insult comedy, making jokes about racial and religious groups that would never survive in today’s politically correct world

Take that, millennials, your culture is already old

Millennials will recognize their time has passed when they realize their own children know Emma Watson better as Belle than as Hermione

Take that, millennials, your culture is already old
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NEIMAN: Millennials will recognize their time has passed when they realize their own children know Emma Watson better as Belle than as Hermione

David Bershad: A tribute to faithfulness and a fighting spirit

St. Mary’s University's professor David Bershad had the patience to teach his students how to read art like reading words

David Bershad: A tribute to faithfulness and a fighting spirit
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COOPER: St. Mary’s University’s professor David Bershad had the patience to teach his students how to read art like reading words

Rise and Shine: solving puzzles, paying homage

Review: this video game is engaging and the art is top-notch, but the story borrows a little too heavily from classics in the genre

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STEWART: Review: this video game is engaging and the art is top-notch, but the story borrows a little too heavily from classics in the genre

Fading star power: Hollywood holds little sway in politics

Hillary Clinton enjoyed massive Hollywood and entertainment industry support, but still lost the November election

Fading star power: Hollywood holds little sway in politics
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MURPHY: Hillary Clinton enjoyed massive Hollywood and entertainment industry support, but still lost the November election