FROM DECEMBER 2018 ISSUE OF WEST END PHOENIX

GEORGIA HARMER’S TOUR DIARY

STORY & PHOTOS BY Georgia Harmer

FROM DECEMBER 2018 ISSUE OF WEST END PHOENIX

Georgia Harmer is seeing the world from a remarkable spot: behind the microphone, singing backup on Alessia Cara’s European tour. In this WEP exclusive, the 19-year-old Harmer, who won the spot over hundreds of other musicians, shares her first glimpse of life on the road and describes what it’s like to find your voice while singing someone else’s songs.

 

IN LYNETTE’S KITCHEN

STORY BY Ivy Knight
PHOTOS BY Gillian Mapp

Today’s special: Nova Scotian baked beans

Growing up in Fairview, outside of Halifax, Lynette Gillis’s big sister Darlene taught her how to rock – feeding her a diet of heavy metal from the age of 11. When Darlene died suddenly in an accident, Lynette wrote an album to carry herself through the darkness.

 

THE SHAPE I’M IN

STORY BY Roddy Doyle

“They were the dangerous, legendary uncles who’d been far away for a long time, who’d seen and done things that could only be captured in song.”

Roddy Doyle remembers the musicians who showed him what kind of man he wanted to be.

 

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WEST END PHOENIX AT THE BALLPARK
AGAIN

A Photo Essay by Jalani Morgan (Photo Editor)

Jalani Morgan obtained his credentials with the promise of showing the game with a new view-- a view, I believe, that only a great shooter and avowed fan like Jalani could get-- and here is the result. The photos may pop with an alacrity that belies the Augustness of the affair, but I like to think that it's the softness of summer that allowed him inside: the game relaxing to let itself be seen. These photos are the second in a series that will continue the rest of the major league season. Enjoy.   VIEW PART 2  ////  VIEW PART 1


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