Canadian Culture

The Bizarre Story Behind These Sensual Photos of Women and Bears

Meet Stepan, the 24-year-old Russian domesticated bear that’s become an Instagram icon.<p>Every once in a while, the incomprehensible algorithm behind Instagram’s explore tab makes my day. During a recent idle scroll, I was whisked away to the Russian tundra where permafrost and now-shut gulags set …

Bears

Vancouver diner lands unlikely spot on Top 50 Cafes on Earth list

Vancouver loves its coffee, from bean to cup. The city is packed with third wave coffee shops, where brewing is an art form, the graphic design on …

Café

Jeremy Dutcher, The Newest Light In Canada's Indigenous Renaissance

"You are in the midst of an Indigenous Renaissance. Are you ready to hear the truth that needs to be told? Are you ready to see the things that need to be seen?" exclaimed musicologist, vocalist and composer Jeremy Dutcher as he received the Polaris Music Prize for his debut album, <i>Wolastoqiyik</i> …

Music

Edmonton Oilers’ Leon Draisaitl makes 8-year donation to We Day & local hockey programs

Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl will donate $150,000 per year for the next eight years to We Day, as part of a commitment to give back to his …

Canadian News

Completely Distracted By Things

Jess and Trisha preview their When In Romance book club discussion, chat about what they’re reading, and do quick takes on topics including bad takes …

Canadian Literature

Jaipur Literary Festival brings writers from across globe to Boulder

Poet Jovan Mays led writers through three exercises around the words "beyond," "underneath" and "inside."<p>For "beyond," he used pictures from nature …

Boulder

Rental program brings Art Gallery of Alberta into your home

Imagine visiting an art gallery and taking home the pieces you love.<p>You can actually do that at the Art Gallery of Alberta — for as low as $9 a month.<p>…

Edmonton

Review: Saskatoon symphony delivers audience favourites on opening night

There aren’t many pieces of music more theatrical than Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto. Take the opening: The pianist starts alone, striking a …

Saskatoon

Stop and read a book for Australian Reading Hour

Today the ANU Library is encouraging you to stop for an hour and read as part of Reading Hour.<p>Australian Reading Hour is a national campaign that …

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Performing Arts

Potlatch 67-67 exhibit sheds light on impacts of ceremony's ban on First Nations

An educational program is challenging people to reflect on what they know about potlatches, the history of the potlatch ban and its cumulative impact …

Aboriginal Canadians

Booker surprise

Past winner Michael Ondaatje’s ‘Warlight’ didn’t make it to the shortlist for the 2018 prize. Photo: AFP<p>After revealing a striking longlist in July, …

Business (India)

The Top 10* Most-Produced Plays of the 2018-19 Season

<b>Every year American Theatre receives listings from theatres around the country,</b> telling us what they’re producing next season. This year, we received …

Top 10

Publishing in Québec 2018: New Frontiers of Crime Fiction

Québec and its long, dark winters have much in common with the Scandinavian environment that has proven such a fertile ground for authors in the …

Québec

Montreal to host Canada's first retrospective of artist Calder

MONTREAL (AFP) -<p>More than 150 works by American artist Alexander Calder, including his famous mobiles, will go on display starting Friday at Montreal's Museum of Fine Arts, Canada's first retrospective dedicated to the influential sculptor.<p>New York's Guggenheim and the Centre Pompidou in Paris, …

Canada

Fall 2018 exhibitions // September 22–December 21, 2018

<b>Fall 2018 exhibitions</b><br>September 22–December 21, 2018<p><b>Esker Foundation</b><br>4th floor, 1011 9th Avenue SE<br>Calgary, Alberta T2G 0H7<br>Canada <b><br>Hours:</b> Tuesday–Sunday …

Painting

The Poetic Disturbances of M. Nourbese Philip

June Callwood didn’t mince words when she told poet and critic M. NourbeSe Philip to “fuck off.” The scene was the 1989 PEN Congress in Toronto where …

Canadian Literature

Randy Boyagoda’s book Original Prin captures Toronto’s multicultural zeitgeist | The Star

Prin is a midlife academic at a financially strapped Catholic university in downtown Toronto. A specialist in the sea horse in Canadian literature …

Multiculturalism

Love Anne with an E? The cast and showrunner have some book recommendations!

The second season of <i>Anne with an E</i> begins on Sept. 23 on CBC. In honour of the premiere, we asked the cast and showrunner of the award-winning series …

Penguin Random House

6 Terrific Books for Getting Girls Into Tech: List List #321

The List List is sponsored by <i>Vampires Like it Hot</i> by Lynsay Sands.Vampires are real. Jess would’ve never believed it until she saw them with her own …

Mental Disorders

Sask. duo wins Canadian prize for young female opera creators

In a music world historically dominated by men, Canadian women are being given the chance to make their mark — and a Saskatoon pair is part of the …

Saskatoon

Book Now For THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME in the West End

The smash-hit National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to London for a strictly limited season, …

Tony Awards

Mural brings northern inspiration to Inuit Art Centre construction site

The Winnipeg Art Gallery's Inuit Art Centre isn't set to open until 2020 but there is already some artwork on display in downtown Winnipeg.<p>A mural by …

Aboriginal Canadians

RBC Emerging Artist Apprentice Award Winners Announced

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada announced today that Corps de Ballet members Hannah Galway and Alexander Skinner are …

Ballet

Man Booker prize shortlist narrows the field – and also its sights?

What is the point of a literary prize? Is it there to reward good books, or good readers? Does winning the Man Booker prize mean a book is, by default, the best book written in English of the year? And if we’re rewarding “best”, what does that encompass – best prose, best voice, best subject, best …

Man Booker Prize

ART SEEN: Incoming Rochelle Steiner learns about Vancouver Art Gallery collection from outgoing Ian Thom

On Thursday, Ian Thom did his last media preview as a curator for the Vancouver Art Gallery.<p>But before Thom led the media on a tour of A Curator’s …

Art Galleries

MoCA Toronto set to open in new industrial home that hosts both art and artists

New works by Barbara Kruger, Tania Bruguera and Awol Erizku will be presented in Canadian museum's first year

Canadian Art

Currents: Chris Clayton, Minnesota Conservation Volunteer editor

Today: Chris Clayton is the new editor at Minnesota Conservation Volunteer, the Department of Natural Resources’ popular bimonthly magazine. Clayton …

Paul McCartney

Khaled Hosseini | Video | Amanpour & Company | PBS

As a goodwill ambassador for UNHCR I'm concerned as are all people who care about the plight of refugees by the sort of tide of anti refugee …

Canadian Literature

Anand Giridahahdas | Amanpour and Company

Sign In<p>Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS:<p>You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later. But first, we …

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