Voyage through time to experience a giant moon created from NASA robotic imagery

Mesmerized by its pull and transfixed by its beauty, humanity has forever been fixated with travelling to the moon despite its remarkable distance from Earth. But for the next few months the moon will be within reach, closer than it’s ever been to our planet. [article, video] Continue reading Voyage through time to experience a giant moon created from NASA robotic imagery

Gerrard India Bazaar Festival of South Asia now a tourist attraction

The popularity of the Festival of South Asia on the July 13-14 weekend suggests that the annual event in the east-end of downtown Toronto has become a tourist attraction rather than the local street party it was in recent years. Does it stand to loose its roots the bigger it gets?

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Naked bike ride through downtown Toronto

A group of nude cyclists rode through the streets today. Wait, that’s not entirely true – some wore body paint, some helmets. Others wore bikinis or just colourful rainbow capes as they made their way north on Augusta Ave. through Toronto’s Kensington Market. Continue reading Naked bike ride through downtown Toronto

3D collage sculptures based on cultural icons and vintage relics

Artist Briony talks about her show ‘homage’. Video: Cherryl Bird

Artist Briony Douglas uses vintage objects to create a unique style of 3D art. In her latest collection she pays homage to Basquiat, Chanel, Michael Jordan, Kanye West, Estee Lauder, and Barbie.

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Tanenbaum follows select players of the ‘king of instruments’ in Pipe Dreams

Watching five young musicians gain mastery over their lives, seeing the hard work that goes into preparing for a competition, travelling with them from one city to the next, getting to know them as they try to conquer their fears, and moving ever closer toward the largest prize in the world of international competitive organ playing, makes one thing abundantly clear. Learning to master the organ is like trying to tame a rather large beast.

Alcee Chriss sits in front of the organ
Pipe Dreams documentary screenshot by Core Magazines
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New Disrupt Festival kicks off 25-city summer concert tour of North America

A brand-new festival is set to disrupt the music scene this summer by going back to the tried-and-true way of listening to music in a festival environment.

Rockstar Energy Drink Disrupt Festival poster
Disrupt Festival poster
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Electric Island season opener on Toronto Islands

Get ready as the number one open-air concert and picnic series across Canada moves into its seventh season with the festival opener at one of our favourite spots on the Toronto Islands over the long weekend.

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And the Winner of the 2019 Scotiabank Photography Award is …

Stephen Waddell (centre), winner of the 2019 Scotiabank Photography Award, with Barb Mason, Chief Human Resources Officer, Scotiabank, and Edward Burtynsky, Co-founder of the award. Photo: Jamal Burger
Stephen Waddell (centre), winner of the 2019 Scotiabank Photography Award, with Barb Mason, Chief Human Resources Officer, Scotiabank, and Edward Burtynsky, Co-founder of the award. Photo: Jamal Burger

Stephen Waddell is already an established photographer, but his 2019 win of the ninth annual Scotiabank Photography Award, announced today at a gala reception in Toronto, will certainly take his career to the next level starting with an exhibition, a book and a cash prize.

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Ariana Grande ‘Thank U, Next’ music video explores her personal life via 90s chick flicks

Ariana Grande’s Thank U, Next music video is full of references to the pulpiest of girl-movie pop culture, with appearances by original cast members, social media influencers, and friends who help Grande take jabs at her personal life, including past relationships. But, the best thing about this video is that it’s based on an anthem to herself.

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