Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Meet the artist behind the anti-racism billboard on Spadina

Chippewar's latest public art piece dispels the myth that tax dollars go to Indigenous people

Fourth annual Art! Vancouver stretches its canvas across convention centre

And four other events that make Vancouver awesome this week

ROM’s newly reopened Indigenous galleries ‘a great beginning’

With the renewed Daphne Cockwell Gallery of Canada, now free of charge, the museum takes a step toward closing the rift between Indigenous communities and mainstream society, writes Murray Whyte.

Cirque du Soleil skates into new terrain with Crystal

Iranian-born Canadian Nobahar Dadui was getting ready to hang up her skates when she got a surprise phone call from an unexpected company: Cirque du Soleil.

Ontario Supporting New and Innovative Programs for Seniors and their Families

Up to 246 projects valued up to $4.1M have been approved for Seniors Community Grant funding. Creating Opportunities for Seniors to Stay Engaged in their Communities

Amal Clooney to attend Toronto’s Luminato festival

Amal Clooney will take part in an onstage conversation with her father-in-law, American journalist Nick Clooney, who is screen star George Clooney’s dad.

Should National Gallery sell off international works to buy Canadian art?

The news has stirred a fierce debate within the Canadian art world: Should the National Gallery of Canada sell off its international collection to fund Canadian acquisitions, or not?

Canada and Alberta invest in infrastructure to power Calgary’s art scene

The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Ricardo Miranda, Alberta Minister of Culture and Tourism, announced funding to renew the electrical system in Arts Commons–a vibrant, multi-venue arts centre in the heart of Calgary's downtown core.

Canadian artist Domee Shi is 1st female director of Pixar short

Canadian Domee Shi is the first female director to helm a Pixar short film and will have her project Bao screen before the upcoming feature Incredibles 2.

Marvel’s man in downtown Hamilton brings comic book heroes to life

Michael Walsh, 31, has reached the pinnacle of the comic book world. Walsh is one a few dozen top artists that the Marvel empire relies upon to bring their stable of comic book heroes to the printed page, each and every month.