Just over a year after closing its former Mirvish Village location, Toronto children’s comic bookstore Little Island Comics has a new home. The kid-focused offshoot of the comic shop the Beguiling shut its doors at the end of 2016 when redevelopment of the Honest Ed’s site and the surrounding block began and both stores were forced out of their original locations.
The first edition of the Calgary Canzine fair is celebrating the city's flourishing small press community
Most anglophone children across Canada learn French at school with little immediate opportunity to use it, while francophone children frequently have the same experience with English. What's a kid to do? Enter Grilled Cheese magazine, a bilingual magazine that uses a host of French and English-speaking artists and writers to bring articles, games and activities to children nationwide in both official languages.
While the field of disability arts is growing, few curators and writers are talking about where it meets the concept of aging. Bodies in Translation: Aging and Creativity is an exhibition at Halifax's Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery that takes this intersection as a premise.
Montreal illustrator Elise Gravel has illustrated dozens of children's books, but with her latest, the goal is to get other people to draw. If Found...Please Return To Elise Gravel offers a peek into Gravel's sketchbook full of monsters, animals, microbes and farting vegetables, with drawing prompts and tips for young illustrators.
Halifax is magic: How this project is increasing visibility for black and queer artists on the East Coast
With headlines lately looking downright apocalyptic, particularly for anyone of any minority, "magic" might not be the first word on your mind. But for Halifax's The Magic Project, this is not the time to stagnate. Formed by partners Kate Macdonald and Emma Paulson, The Magic Project is looking to increase the visibility of black and queer people and voices through photography and art.
"The Magic Project was spun out of Donald Trump being elected," Macdonald says. "There was this k...
New documentary chronicles the bizarre effects of Sackville's radio towers
The early history of public gay life doesn't often come to light, but Toronto filmmakers MidKnife Films are bringing some of this history out of the shadows — through shadow puppet animation. The series of three short films, exploring the history of gay and lesbian nightlife in Toronto between the 1950s and 1970s, will screen at the Glad Day Bookshop as part of Myseum Intersections festival.
Julie Doucet is done with autobiography.
Samson Learn is travelling across the country to document the lives of transgender Canadians
Artist has battled Japan's legal system over her anatomical work
Sharon Jones: The hardest working woman in show biz...
Performance-art space spearheaded by NSCAD University's Anna Leonowens Gallery