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Cameo: One with the landscape

Posted on 24 August 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on Cameo: One with the landscape

JOYCE SASSE – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR What would Annora Brown’s expressions of art have been like had she not been called…Continue Reading

Cameo: Thanks, Miss Brown

Posted on 10 August 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on Cameo: Thanks, Miss Brown

JOYCE SASSE – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR “Thanks, Miss Brown!” A letter from Vancouver included a contribution to our “digitizing project.” In…Continue Reading

Cameo: Annora’s wild flower garden

Posted on 27 July 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on Cameo: Annora’s wild flower garden

JOYCE SASSE – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR From her studio window on the second floor of her home in Fort Macleod Annora…Continue Reading

Cameo: Researching ‘Old Man’s Garden’

Posted on 20 July 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on Cameo: Researching ‘Old Man’s Garden’

JOYCE SASSE – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR She didn’t have Google to help her research. Nor was there a public library in…Continue Reading

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Cameo: Finding companionship

Posted on 13 July 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on Cameo: Finding companionship

Being a single woman in a couple-oriented small community is never easy. Annora Brown was no exception. She belonged to…Continue Reading

Fort Macleod artist Annora Brown.

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Annora Brown: pioneer interpreter of the western Canadian landscape

Posted on 08 June 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on Annora Brown: pioneer interpreter of the western Canadian landscape

“By the 1930s artists were capturing scenes from many Canadian landscapes,” Annora Brown wrote from the Ontario College of Art. “Their canvases depicted Quebec, Ontario, outpost Winnipeg and a strip of the West Coast.” But her own prairie region “was as little known as the Antarctic landscape!” She resolved to change that omission, though I’m…Continue Reading

The Last Book Review

Posted on 08 June 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on The Last Book Review

Contributor – Herb Johnson (who turned 80 last week) This book report will not deal with a specific novel. It…Continue Reading

Annora Brown's painting of Gallardia. Photo courtesy the Glenbow Museum.

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The Life and Work of Annora Brown

Posted on 01 June 2016 by Contributor | Comments (1)

JOYCE SASSE – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR There’s a treasure chest of Annora Brown paintings located in the Collections and Research Archives of Calgary’s Glenbow Museum. The shame is that only occasionally have they been displayed or lent to other public institutions. The blessing is that they have been so carefully preserved they are of pristine quality.…Continue Reading

Review: Nemesis, by Bill Pronzini

Posted on 01 June 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on Review: Nemesis, by Bill Pronzini

HERB JOHNSON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR sThis is one of a series by Pronzini featuring the nameless detective. We know his…Continue Reading

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Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some images from the 35th annual Fort Macleod Santa Claus Parade on Saturday, Nov. 26

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