Ottawa, ON, Aug 18, 2009 — There are any number of labor-intensive crafts that have faded away, replaced by time-saving mechanization. Some of the devotees who keep the old techniques alive are eager to share those skills. Lucy Martin recently ran into a working display put on by ladies from the Ottawa Guild of Lacemakers. For today's "Heard Up North", one of the Guild's members took a break from teaching the public to talk about why she likes the hobby.
(05/20/2013) "Miss Caledonia" is playing in the Studio at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa through May 25. Melody A. Johnson runs the gamut from farmer girl to beauty pageant contestant in a delightful eighty minutes.