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Midlife

[I tell her] “golf is sacred. Holy. Sacrosanct.” I like that. Sacrosanct. So she tells me about this article she read, about the attitude of the average middle-aged guy toward the game of golf…Anyway, according to Darlene, the idea behind this stupid article is that at a certain age, men give up on sex and…

Some Assembly Required

Some Assembly Required, Eugene Stickland’s lighthearted but deeply moving portrayal of a dysfunctional family at Christmas, was first produced in 1994 at Alberta Theatre Projects; it has enjoyed dozens of productions across North America since then. In 1995, Some Assembly Required was a finalist for the Governor General’s Award in Drama. This re-issue incorporates a…

Canadian Literature

CANADIAN LITERATURE The Clockmaker (1835-36) Thomas Chandler Haliburton A Plea for Emigration (1852) Mary Ann Shadd The Manor House of De Villerai (1859-60) Rosanna Mullins Leprohon Winona (1873) Isabella Valancy Crawford Tekahionwake (1884-1913) Tekahionwake / E. Pauline Johnson A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder (1888) James De Mille Beautiful Joe (1894) Margaret Marshall…