Saving America's Broken Prairie
Out near where the continent divides, up on a ridge carved by ice over millennia, among blazing star, blue aster, purple prairie clover, harebell, and smooth brome — grasses all yet untouched by the plow — Neil Shook balls up some purple pasqueflower ...
Korean vet recognized with award
He was born during the depression when jobs were vanishing, banks were foreclosing and grasshoppers and droughts invaded the prairie provinces. When he was a toddler, only two-years old, his short life changed forever. His mother was cleaning some ...
Artist saying her piece through exhibit
Winnipeg Free Press
"I'm still showcasing an interest in Manitoba's big and moody prairie skies, it marries my texturing multi-layered technique with vanishing point perspective, emphasized in the architectural culture of urban Winnipeg's infamous Exchange District.".
Bandleader Vincent Giordano is the movie's go-to guy for early jazz
Los Angeles Times
Packed with sizzling performances, the First Run Features film, which opens in Los Angeles on Firday, tells the story of Giordano's struggle to carry the torch for a vanishing musical era. In the breakout hit and multiple-Oscar-winning “La La Land,” a ...