Profile of Justin Brake

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  • Deeper meanings

    It’s a chilly, damp and foggy Tuesday morning at Cape Spear, and there’s no sun in sight.Still, a group of about 30 has gathered for a sunrise ...

  • From dream to reality

    Four years ago Katie Power had a dream. She envisioned a big log cabin-like centre somewhere along the East Coast Trail, and ...

  • Old Man Luedecke’s search for honesty

    Chris Luedecke, 35 and a father-to-be, is at the hospital with his wife Teresa for an ultrasound to check in on the twins when my call comes in. ...

  • Singer/songwriter all about the action

    Al Tuck always seems to be shrouded in a cloud of mystery. For some time the 45-year-old songwriter from P.E.I has been the curious subject of ...

  • Farmers’ market eyes expansion

    The St. John’s Farmers’ Market is heading into its fourth season on an all-time high. Last year it witnessed record attendance, in November was ...

  • Independent streak

    It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Six years ago, up-and-coming Edmonton songwriter Ann Vriend was on the verge of mainstream success by way of a ...

  • Gros Morne subject of artists’ affection

    Group of Seven painter Lawren Harris once referred to art as “a realm of life between our mundane world and the world of the spirit.” The ...

  • Jenn Grant marches on

    One listen to Jenn Grant’s new album and you’re either sporting a smile or dancing on the spot, or both. That’s because the past two years of the ...

  • Epp returns with songs from Amoria

    Matt Epp could be counting his blessings, but he would rather take them on the road.The 30-year-old Winnipeg songwriter will return to ...

  • At the heart of their art

    Phoebe Kreutz’s career is a bit of a paradox. She never fashioned herself a performer, at least not the songwriting, singing type.Yet the New ...