2007.06

June 2007

"When I was a kid, I used to pray every night for a new bike. Then I realized, the Lord doesn't work that way. So I just stole one and asked Him to forgive me."
- Emo Phillips

Notwithstanding

Notwithstanding

A playwright takes on the Charter
The Mindful Museum
Museums were once mausoleums of the past, but the museum of the future will help us understand our place in the vast expanse of time. NMA Gold Medal: Arts & Entertainment
The Sounds of Science
Computer-generated music moves out of the lab
Bonus Photos for “All That Glitters”
Photos of Afghan gem journeys
“The Society of Difference”
An excerpt from the eighth annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture, March 2, 2007, Vancouver
Advanced Search
A real-life Google query goes awry
All That Glitters
From jagged crevice to jeweller, Afghan gems travel a perilous path
June 2007
Vive le Saskatoon libre
A Russian Tragedy
Once soulful and historic, the Russian village is dying. Will the state survive?
Bonus Photos for “Peaking on the Prairies”
Forgiveness
The weak get even, and the great get over it. NMA nominee: Best Short Feature
Holy Intercourse
An Egyptian professor dispenses her sex advice to the Arabic-speaking world
Bonus Photos for “Peaking on the Prairies” (Part II)
Oasis of Hope
Love, sex, and a mid-life crisis at a Tijuana cancer clinic. NMA nominee: Health and Medicine
Verse and Versatility
Central America’s poets confront the era of globalization
Peaking on the Prairies
Long before touching down in San Francisco, LSD was primed to become a psychiatric wonder drug in Saskatoon
Permanent Ways
Riding the midnight train to Moscow
Tank Talk
Overheard at the armoury. NMA Gold Medal: Spot Illustration
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