Profile of Sarah Smellie

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  • Rising Tide holds over Harry Hibbs show

    Just before he died, Harry Hibbs was planning a rare trip back to Newfoundland — but he never made it home. This summer, Rising Tide Theatre has ...

  • Taking root

    In his sweet-smelling downtown apartment, Matthew Finateri carefully places a bright blue fondant moon onto a cloud of cupcake-top icing.The ...

  • Shared memory

    On a rocky island, a female figure sits with her legs folded. She has a turtle shell on her back and an urchin on her head, like a helmet. ...

  • Participation over integration

    Esteban Rivera is all smiles, even as he describes the latest challenge he faces in planning this year’s Summer Culture Festival.“There’s a guy ...

  • Businesses tap into success with social media

    If you’ve ever tried to phone Post Espresso, the sleek new architecture- and linguistics-inspired espresso bar on Water Street in St. John’s, you ...

  • For more than 30 years Folk Night has brought folks together

    For those in the know, the best night to hit the town isn’t on the weekend. It’s Wednesdays. Since it began in 1976, Folk Night has been a staple ...

  • Young farmers waiting in the wings

    Newfoundland farmers are the oldest they’ve ever been, according to Canada’s 2011 census of agriculture. The average age of Newfoundland farmers ...

  • Reducing pain and stress

    Andrew Safer doesn’t speak slower or more deliberately than anyone else. The desk in his home office isn’t impeccably clean. In fact, if you ...

  • Artist, runner celebrates in motion

    From a distance, the black ink shapes look sharp and angular, like mechanized birds. But up close, they’re stranger creatures, composed of curved ...

  • Parent questions chickenpox vaccine after recent outbreak

    For most adults, it was a rite of childhood. The well-known symptoms of chickenpox are red, itchy pock marks all over the body, sometimes ...