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This hand drumming circle is a beating heart in Toronto's Kensington Market
Traditional Indigenous hand drummer Veronica Johnny shows correspondent April Aliermo the rhythms that drive her women's hand drumming circle.
From hybrid animals to human hearts, this artist is using ceramics to question our ideas of Canada
Janet Macpherson's exhibition at the Gardiner Museum creates a medieval bestiary, Canadiana-style.
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Cutting through tragedy with humour: This Indigenous artist takes on a complicated history
Artist Joseph Tisiga opens up about his history and why he's exploring his Indigenous identity with a sense of humour.
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A secret location, a ton of driftwood and a mastodon: Meet the artist bringing them together
Guthrie Gloag has been building a huge creature out of driftwood. Here, he tells you why — and why he won't tell you where it is.
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Meet the artist drawing a 'naturally unnatural' world in contrast with her war-torn childhood
Winnipeg-based artist Matea Radic creates playful work featuring endearingly awkward women who are at peace with their own bodies.
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Thank You Internet...for the most incredible spring flowers you've ever seen
This timelapse video is blooming amazing, and it leads this week's roundup of must-see eye candy.
Exhibitionists: The Canadian Screen Awards
It's the Canadian Screen Awards episode! Starring Xavier Dolan, Trey Anthony and the cast of Kim's Convenience. Special appearance by Christopher Plummer...in a lost CBC moment from 1958.
Exhibitionists: Celebrating International Women's Day... week!
March is Women's Month, so we're back with an episode that's all about female artists. We've got poets and throat-singers - even a burlesque dancer inspired by Shakespeare. Plus more!
Exhibitionists: Watch an episode full of artists inspired by the magic of film
From artists whose muse is Leonardo DiCaprio, to a woman who found a treasure trove of her grandmother's circus film, to an artist/photographer duo that celebrate black men's strength through vulnerability.
Exhibitionists: Art that'll move you!
Go inside two very different dance productions. See moves inspired by chase scenes in the movies then meet a choreographer who's fighting discrimination with dance.
Exhibitionists: Comic books with Margaret Atwood, sexting calligraphy, and cultural appropriation
Exhibitionists goes geek! Meet the movie monsters fighting Indigenous stereotypes. Meanwhile in Vancouver, Margaret Atwood unleashes an all-new superhero.
Exhibitionists: Why talking about art at a time like this is vital, not frivolous
"Over the next half hour I'm making it my mission to show you that art can be the way we push our imaginations, heal, resist, and express the possibilities of freedom."
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Revenge of the nerds: Take a trip through Vancouver's comic book scene
Joella Cabalu and her friend Anil Sharma are two buddies on an epic quest to find out what's new and different in the geek scene.
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Meet the artist battling Indigenous cultural appropriation with badass t-shirts and movie posters
By creating counterculture icons, Chippewar — a.k.a. Jay Soule — is combatting Indigenous stereotypes.
POETIC LICENSE
'Forever an immigrant': An Iranian-Canadian poet takes on turbulent times
For 19-year-old spoken word poet Nasim Asgari, Canada's constant comparisons to our neighbours to the south are "trumping us back."
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'We are changemakers': Celebrating Montreal's black women leaders by immortalizing them in wood
With her newest mixed media series, Shanna Strauss is honouring the black women who have worked to shape the city's communities.
The hopeless romance of...The Crow? Pure's Ryan Robbins on the film that changed his life
Robbins tells CBC Arts about how Brandon Lee's performance in the 1994 film spoke to him in an unexpected way.
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Is wrestling art? The folks behind Toronto's Super Kick'd make a hard argument for it
The inclusive wrestling rock show by Ashley Sixx and Kris Chambers throws design, performance and writing into the ring.
One year after David Bowie's death, dancer Louise Lecavalier looks back on their intense collaboration
Lecavalier danced with Bowie on stage, on tour and in his video for "Fame '90." Now, she's reflecting their partnership and what she misses most about him.
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A massive magical ice castle has grown in Edmonton — and you can go inside
Take a tour of Edmonton's 30,000-tonne "ice wonderland" with icicle farmer and lead artist Cory Livingood.
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These jewellers turned a tiny space in Iqaluit into a warm home for innovative Inuit design
Step into the world of Aayuraa Studio and its founder Mathew Nuqingaq — one of the newest appointees to the Order of Canada.
Poetic License
'The hate that killed Dr. King is not buried with him': Watch a poet take down Trump's America
On U.S. election day, Toronto artist Scribe got a fearful text from his father. That message spurred him to write this poem — the latest in our Poetic License series.
HOW TO
How to use an old dot matrix printer to make a frenetic animated video
Young Rival bassist and music video conceptual mind John Smith is taking you through the (many) steps of turning dot matrix printing into astounding animations.
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Canadian dance legend Louise Lecavalier on her punk rock mentor Édouard Lock
Louise Lecavalier shares a love letter of sorts for the artist who changed her life: choreographer Édouard Lock, her mentor and collaborator.
How a Radiohead song changed musician Charlotte Cardin's life
The Montreal singer-songwriter tells us about the song that made her want to write her own music.