Archive for March, 2013

Edmonton Journal: Life & Times: Alberta’s ‘father of Ukrainian dance’

EDMONTON – Chester Kuc stumbled onto a simple recipe for joy.
“All you need is a candle, wax and a stylus and an egg,” Kuc said of writing pysanky, the elaborate beeswax etchings that became the mania of his retirement years.
In workshops and classrooms, he’d freely pass it on to others. “I think anyone can do it. Practice makes perfect.”
The soft-spoken master pysankar had a knack for perfection and found plenty of things to practise. Read more…