All posts by Cherryl Bird

Cherryl Bird is the founder and editor of Core Magazines, and was an original founder and marketing director of Voice of Montreal (Voice Magazine), now called Vice Magazine. She is the former English editor and advertising executive for Images Interculturelles magazine, an award-winning bilingual (French-English) ethnocultural publication. She has an English/Sociology degree from the University of Toronto and studied Journalism at Humber College. When she's not writing or editing articles for CoreMagazines.com, she creates and executes communications plans and public affairs strategies for the health care and education sectors. Cherryl loves music, travel and all things cultural.

Atwood film gives us a glimpse of the ‘Handmaid’ author’s monumental life

Directors Nancy Lang and Peter Raymont spend two years jetting around the world trying to keep pace with the award-winning author of The Handmaid’s Tale, to capture memorable moments of her monumental life for their documentary feature film Margaret Atwood: A Word after a Word after a Word is Power.

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Marvel boldly enters into sweeping podcast deal with SiriusXM and Pandora

Marvel Entertainment is creating new digital audio content exclusively for SiriusXM and Pandora streaming platforms and services. The new creative collaboration with Marvel will provide subscribers, listeners and fans of the comic book franchise with never-before-seen breadth and depth of content in the world of podcasts.

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Cloth that Changed the World: The Art and Fashion of Indian Chintz

Cloth that Change the World

New book explores the story of India’s richly coloured textiles, ahead of the ROM’s original exhibition of costumes and pieces hidden away for over 50 years.

Cloth that Changed the World: The Art and Fashion of Indian Chintz is a collection of essays about the influence that printed and painted cotton cloth has had on the world, from its origins 5,000 years ago to its current place in fashion and home decor.

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Moulin Rouge auditions dancers in Canada

One of the most famous cabarets in the world is looking to expand its troupe of dancers. The Moulin Rouge holds auditions in three Canadian cities this month in hopes of finding classically trained performers who can also dazzle audiences with their mastery of the French Cancan.

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Meet Good American co-founders Khloé Kardashian and Emma Grede

Get a chance to meet Khloé Kardashian and Emma Grede, co-founders of the inclusive, body-positive, fashion brand Good American. The two are making an appearance in Toronto on Wednesday to launch their clothing line at The Bay.

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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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