Lead Story — Routes

By: Routes Magazine  09-12-2011
Keywords: Car Dealership, Ceiling Tiles, Whole Wheat

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Amid the sounds of sanding, the smell of hardwoods, and a peaceful small town setting, fine, handcrafted guitars are born. By Pat Fream Q: What exactly is a luthier and what does your craft entail? A: A luthier (pronounced loo-ti-er) is a maker and repairer of wooden stringed instruments. In the past it meant a [..]

 In the jungle of artists after the limelight, it’s those who don’t wane who get big. By Peter Worden Photos by Neville Palmer Locally, he needs no introduction. Mention just his first name in these parts and automatically people know you’re referring to the 20-year-old, bright-eyed, frosted-tipped, wunderkind guitarist, Calum Graham. Nationally, he has broken [..]

These days, blacksmithing seems akin in antiquarianism to a job in the fur trade or a car dealership selling only Model Ts. But for one of the last remaining master blacksmiths in the country, it says we are truly a people disconnected from the elements – earth, water, wind, fire – and our past. By Peter Worden Martin [..]

By day she may be your check-out girl at Safeway, an honour student in the faculty of business or a physiotherapist at your neighbourhood clinic. In the evenings she laces up her roller skates, dons a superhero getup, goes by a badass name, and takes her place in a rowdy roller derby pack. By Pat [..]

Contrary to public opinion, Mike Holmes never believed he was destined to become a contractor, let alone a Canadian icon in the construction industry, but from the age of six, and by virtue of his father’s influence, he was constantly fixing or building something. Never at a loss for words or ideas, this natural born [..]

Look up and all around and you’ll find the Zman’s work everywhere. From the caricatures on ceiling tiles in the Twin Cities Bar in Longview, and on business windows all over Calgary during Stampede, in carvings, on walls, and even in his self published books. By Sandra Wiebe Around here, most people know Matts for [..]

Ask Jordan Procyshen where he’d be if he’d never heard of Dawgs baseball and he will tell you – probably at home on the couch. Entering the academy five years ago, he was a self-described short, stubby kid with no athleticism, just “a mind for the game.” By Peter Worden Baseball culture in Alberta is [..]

  Grilled Caesar Salad Print: Grilled Caesar Salad Ingredients: 3 romaine lettuce hearts cut in half – keep stem ends attached 12 slices of bacon diced and cooked until crispy (save drippings) 4 slices of thick whole wheat bread ½ cup Parmesan cheese grated into large flakes Caesar salad dressing (recipe follows) Method: Heat bacon [..]

Once a vibrant United Church – now a celebrated arts venue, the Rotary Performing Arts Centre in Okotoks rises to a new occasion. For almost a century, the stately brick church, located on the corner of Elma Street and Centre Avenue in Okotoks, served as a gathering place for the Okotoks community; a place of [..]

Some of you may have grown up in a home where your family sat and ate dinner together and each member had a chore of clearing, washing or drying the dishes, or taking out the garbage. I was fortunate to have a large family with my father working close to home and my mother at [..]

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09-12-2011

Food — Routes

Grilled Caesar Salad Print: Grilled Caesar Salad Ingredients: 3 romaine lettuce hearts cut in half – keep stem ends attached 12 slices of bacon diced and cooked until crispy 4 slices of thick whole wheat bread ½ cup Parmesan cheese grated into large flakes Caesar salad dressing (recipe follows) Method: Heat bacon.


09-12-2011

In Profile — Routes

By Blair Braitenbach Foothills residents can thank their lucky stars that this province is home to literally the best curlers in the world as High River prepares for the Alberta Men’s Provincial. The Wales Theatre in High River has seen it all from the primitive storeroom theatres and early films, through the silent movies to the talkies and Technicolor, cinemascope to wide screens.


09-12-2011

Detours — Routes

A group of Rotarians from Alberta and Montana made history by convincing their respective national governments to unite Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta with Glacier National Park in Montana to create the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. This blending of majestic lands, featuring the longest unguarded boundary on earth was originally.


09-12-2011

Shopping — Routes

From our shopping pages for Winter, 2010 Download Shopping Pages Spread Download Winter Shopping Pages Photos by Neville Palmer Shopping by Alison Laycraft. One of my favourite childhood summer meals was a creamy vegetable soup with fresh potatoes and lots of dill. Photos by Britta Kokemor, Styling by Jaime Quinlan.