Three-quarters of the high-profile category Juno 2020 nominees were Ontario artists. This year's awards have been cancelled, but new efforts to boost music development across the country are needed.
Sportswear is recognized as North America’s contribution to the western fashion tradition — yet its Indigenous and African-American origins are rarely acknowledged.
A closer look at Canada’s hit TV show, 'Hudson & Rex', invites us to think differently about animals’ minds, work and contributions to our shared communities.
Around 1964, at the peak of his fame with the "Spatial City," Friedman moved away from the drawing board — and instead began using math to prove his structures were products of careful reasoning.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s blockbuster portrayal of Alexander Hamilton, one of the most colourful founding fathers, opens this month in Toronto.
It's the first non-English language film to win best picture – here's hoping this is the start of something big for world cinema.
A cross-border love story set on the Korean peninsula is the most popular television drama in South Korean history.
The tip-top physical condition of J.Lo and Shakira shouldn't cause women to throw up their hands and stop working out any more than Olympic cyclists should inspire us to quit riding our bikes.
Literature of the past can help us to make the cultural shift that's necessary to address climate change.
A list of 5 great reads for young critical thinkers and the adults in their lives — in time for holiday gift-giving.
Two precious manuscripts hidden in a bank vault survived the Allied bombing of Dresden, but one wound up in Soviet hands — until it was smuggled home.
During the 'love glut,' roughly 1 in 5 of all comic books were romance comics, as publishers scrambled to appease readers' appetites for scandalous storylines.
'Life of Brian' is a perfect introduction to how a seemingly-irreverent parody of films about the historical Jesus can offer stronger historical insights than more earnest fare.
Here is a small list of pivotal texts by African American women from the past century.
Prince was a musical genius, but he didn't come of age in a vacuum. A human geographer explains how Minneapolis' unique musical culture nurtured and inspired the budding star.
Gwyneth Paltrow's new Netflix series, The Goop Lab, raises serious questions about the spread of health misinformation as well as the conflict of interest the show represents.
Controversy surrounding the awarding of the 2019 Nobel Prize in literature spurs a long-standing debate about the meaning of authorship and literature with new urgency.
Rustle your program without getting a glare at a relaxed performance — an art form in synch with the growing field of disability arts.
Last fall, a piece of art work created by AI to resemble 18th century classical western art sold for almost half a million dollars. But the second in the series sold for much less.
Truth and Reconciliation
Ancestral Indigenous songs often encode territorial responsibilities and rights, such as in relationship with 'lokiwey' (coastal clam gardens) on the Pacific Northwest Coast.