The Red River Expedition of 1870

“Much is written of Canada’s take-over of the Red River Settlement in 1870 but little about the 1st expeditionary force to slog through wilderness to get there. Paul McNicholl’s (l.) reveals the details.FULL STORY



Make art, change the world

February 18th, 2022

In 2011, sales of Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti (Arsenal Pulp, 2009), co-authored by Mandy Moore and Leanne Prain were boosted by an article on the front page of the New York Times’ Style section, followed by stories in the Associated Press, the Today Show’s blog, Forbes magazine, and Time magazine. A third printing was necessary in the summer of 2014. Now Prain, a writer, speaker and certified design professional is set to follow up with The Creative Instigator’s Handbook: A DIY Guide to Making Social Change Through Art (Arsenal Pulp $27.95). Whether an artist or crafter paints, sews, sings, builds, welds or rhymes, Prain’s new book shows how to make that ‘big project’ actually happen. Combines the stories of 23 creative instigators with colourful photographs and artwork. 9781551528755

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