Plays like ‘Where the Blood Mixes’ (with actors Kim Harvey and Billy Merasty) help shed light on Indigenous stories, helping to educate Canadian audiences.
Indigenous theatre and storytelling provides an opportunity for all Canadians to honour the directives of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The Canadian government should support this mission.
High school honour roll student Trey Arnold Rorick acts in the ‘Edge of the Knife.’ Rorick also works as a Cultural Interpreter at the K_ay Ilnagaay Haida Heritage Center.
Sgaawaay K'uuna (Edge of the Knife) is a feature film project that works to entertain audiences and revitalize language.
Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer as an MI6 agent and a psychopathic assassin.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge's funny, sassy, violent script doesn't make a drama out of the two strong female leads, it normalises them.
Frida Kahlo: self-portrait with Bonito.
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Monobrow, Instabrow, Scousebrow: here's one facial feature that deserves more attention.
The real focus of end-of-days narratives isn’t the spectacle of collapse, but about what comes after and how it challenges our world view.
Training in improvisational theatre enables health professionals to learn deeper empathy, as well as mental agility and other clinical skills.
Health professionals need a dose of drama in their training to build clinical and interpersonal skills.
Parasites can tip the scales and take advantage of their hosts, stealing nutrients or resources. But can they control minds?
Artists can be denied control of their creations for life. Bryan Adams at the 2015 AFL Grand Final.
Individual creators get too small a share of copyright's rewards. What Bryan Adams is proposing in Canada could also work in Australia to help authors get paid and keep works available to the public.
A line of protesters against the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline on the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota head to a unity rally on the west steps of the State Capitol in September 2016 in Denver.
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Development projects are claiming ancestral sites at alarming rates. This ineffective protection of Indigenous heritage is a violation of human rights.
South African rising jazz star, Thabang Tabane.
For a musician anywhere, surviving and prospering within the genre called jazz has never been easy, and it still isn't.
Eugène Delacroix’s ‘Self-Portrait in a Green Vest’ (1837).
Through his art and his travels, 19th-century French Romantic painter Eugène Delacroix sought to understand the chaos of an era he called 'the century of unbelievable things.'
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There's a new Prince album coming out, two years after his death. Would the artist approve?
Sandra Oh, a U.S./Canadian actress of Korean descent, is an outspoken advocate for greater representation in film and television. She is the first woman of Asian decent to be nominated for an Emmy. Here, just before being inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame in Toronto, 2011.
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Sandra Oh's recent Emmy nomination for 'Killing Eve' is a sign of appreciation of her work but also a symbol of hope for the author as a former actor and as an academic.
Crazy Rich Asians depicts cosmopolitan rich Asians with complex humanities.
Crazy Rich Asians is an entertaining film, but also has been a long time coming. The struggle for Asian representation in Hollywood and Broadway started more than 55 years ago.
Serena Williams – wearing her controversial catsuit – returns a shot during the first round of the French Open in May 2018.
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September 5, 2018
On the front lines were female tennis players who refused to adhere to the club dress codes that banned them.
Bahareh Jahandoost brings literature, performing arts and new media together to express Iranian society.
A Canada-Iran collaboration uses performance art, storytelling and new media to confront the troubles of global migration and borders.
Actors Laura Harrier and John David Washington humorously and believably drive home the film’s strong racial irony.
BlacKkKlansman is more than a good story: it expertly weaves together comedy with serious drama to bring the story of past racism to illuminate our present day issues.
A graffiti portrait of Aldous Huxley, author of Brave New World.
A lack of respect for history, a population conditioned to consume goods at breakneck pace, and pacification of individuals via an entertainment culture: parts of Huxley's novel strikingly resemble our own world.
Cloud Gate, 2004. Stainless steel, 1,006 x 2,012 x 1,280 cm.
Anish Kapoor made “Cloud Gate”, a giant bean-shaped mirror in Chicago. Visitors play with the light in the city and its surroundings, where our future lays.
Aretha Franklin, the 'Queen of Soul', was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.