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Artistes was a finalist in the 2020 Accenti “Capture an Italian Moment” Photo Contest. Photographer Robert Norton writes, “the photo was taken one morning on the steps of the Capitolium in Rome. I chanced upon a class of art students busily sketching. Among them, these two artistes stood out as being particularly engrossed in their Italian moment! What draws me to this image is its strong lines, subtle highlights, and natural subjects.” Robert Norton has pursued his creativity through the medium of photography for over 35 years. View more of…

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In Conversation with Maria Giura, author of Celibate: A Memoir

In Conversation with Maria Giura, author of Celibate: A Memoir

In Celibate: A Memoir (Apprentice House Press, 2019) Maria Giura recounts the deep crisis and sense of displacement she experienced…

Faith and Fraternity: Ottawa’s Sant’Antonio da Padova Church

Faith and Fraternity: Ottawa’s Sant’Antonio da Padova Church

Mythopoeia, or myth making, are narratives that create reliable explanations for ontic stability. They are stories that interplay archetypes and…

Tangueando in Covid Time

Tangueando in Covid Time

In 2004, Antonio Iantorno stood on Viale Monza in Milano, handing out homemade flyers. Greeting strangers with a smile, he…

Tree of Life

Tree of Life

SAPLING Sunday mornings, Mom attends mass at St. Ambrose Church while Dad takes me to High Park where I play…

The Anthropology of Fire

The Anthropology of Fire

“Since the house is on fire, let us warm ourselves.” (Italian proverb)   Monday, 9 a.m. Not writing. Dim, dreary…

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