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David Miller, Exits (Gas Chamber and Crematorium 1, Auschwitz, August 24, 2010), 2012, chromogenic colour prints mounted on aluminum

David Miller: 2014 Duke & Duchess of York Prize

“Photographs have a special connection to the worlds they describe and create, to those things that once existed but no longer...
2014 John Diefenbaker Award: Helga Elisabeth Bories-Sawala

2014 John Diefenbaker Award: Helga Elisabeth Bories-Sawala

Our collective memory is shaped by many factors including, of course, education. High-school history classes, given their universal and...
Kiah Hachey and Karen Flahrety

Kiah Hachey and Karen Flaherty

The sounds of katajjak resonate at Northern Lights 2012 Supported by the Canada Council, Kiah Hachey and Karen Flaherty attended the...
Alexandre Fecteau, during a rehearsal at the Théâtre du Trident.

Alexandre Fecteau –2013 John Hirsch Prize 2013

Critics and audiences are unanimous in hailing playwright and director Alexandre Fecteau as one of the leading figures of his generation....
Adam's Rib, 2012, directed by Arianna Bardesono, produced by Odelah Créations

Ariana Bardesono: 2013 John Hirsch Prize

Arianna Bardesono, one of the country’s most exciting new theatre directors, is bringing to the stage works that are grounded in...

Jerome-Lapierre: Prix de Rome

Celebrating good design and architecture: A feature on the 2014 Canada Council Prix de Rome award winner Jérôme Lapierre...
Kaeja d'Dance

Kaeja d’Dance

Bridging dance art and the public Since 1991, Toronto-based Kaeja d'Dance has been bridging dance art and the public on stage and in the...
James Westman and Gaétan Laperrière in Calgary Opera’s Falstaff, 2013. Photo: Trudie Lee, courtesy of Calgary Opera

Calgary Opera: Nurturing new audiences

Since its inception in 1972, and especially since the 2000s, the Calgary Opera has made a name for itself as a company that is committed to...
Kalabanté

Kalabanté

Productions Kalabanté, a Montréal-based company that combines African music and circus arts, has an impressive roster of...
Graeme Patterson - press image from VMLS award

Graeme Patterson: A world of play

“My intention as an artist is to attempt to bring the viewer in to the world of play I exist in while creating miniature worlds based...
Geist

Geist: Stories from a Country in the Process of Inventing Itself

Ironic and intimate, humourous and identifiably Canadian, Geist is one of the country’s most widely read literary magazine....
De-ba-jeh-mu-jig: Telling the story of Anishinaabeg culture

De-ba-jeh-mu-jig: Telling the story of Anishinaabeg culture

“Ultimately the intended impact on our work is to improve the quality of life for Native people in Canada, by nurturing positive...
Kiron Ahluwalia at the 2012 Festival of the Desert, performing with

Kiran Ahluwalia

The art of interweaving world music When Kiran Ahluwalia was just 7 years old she began to immerse herself in Indian classical music and...
<em>Broken</em>, written and Performed by Brian Fidler.

Ramshackle Theatre

Yukon theatre companies collaborate on Broken  Whitehorse’s Ramshackle Theatre and Nakai Theatre Ensemble collaborated to...
Art Traductions

The art of translation

They are essential to our literary lives and their work is a fine balancing act. Yet, most of us know little about Susan Ouriou* (Pieces of...
Carl Beam

Carl Beam

Carl Beam was born in M’Chigeeng (West Bay) on Manitoulin Island. Of Ojibway heritage, the artist has exerted a strong influence on a...
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