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I completely missed the memo on Ports 1961. Each seat had a bag with a ball of yarn and knitting needles, so naturally I assumed that the show would be filled with chunky knits or woven sweaters but oh how I was off. Okay so there was a hint of crocheted pieces and floating yarn appliques. Apparently inspired by a Canadian painter, Emily Carr and the tree-lined shores of the Pacific Northwest.

Emily Carr - The Crying Totem

The country rock group, Cowboy Junkies played at the front of the stage as the models topped with Karen Henriksen Millinery hats, lethargically moved down the runway. I felt chills when Cali sang Blue Moon and Sweet Jane but the whole time I couldn’t help but think… am I in the middle of Disney’s broadway hit The Lion King?

Cowboy Junkies – Sweet Jane


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