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Anvil's Robb Reiner ready to reveal his paintings in Montreal

 In a world of musical stereotypes - Heavy Metal bands like AC/DC , Motorhead and Metallica tend to take on the mantle of the angry, alienated and rebellious outcast. It's a world made up of mostly young males pumping their fists to woofer shattering bass drum beats and sizzling lead guitar solos.

So - when one of Metal's most famous drummers - drops the 'drum sticks' to pick up a brush to paint on canvas - you have to be just a little curious ! 

Today, in our Toronto studio is Robb Reiner -  the drummer of the Canadian  iconic metal band, Anvil. Next Thursday - Sept 25th  Reiner will present his first 'street-level' gallery exhibition - at Montreal's BBAM Gallery.                                                         

The Future

This week on on Cinq à Six we think about the future of traditional art forms.

We speak to the people behind the MSO's multi-dimensional installation at the futuristic SATosphere dome at the Société des Arts Technologiques, and get Maestro Kent Nagano's feelings about mixing his symphonic music with video art. 

Writers, bloggers, publishers and booksellers have spent part of the week in a blue-sky contemplation of one of our most defining cultural forms: literature. Panelists Katia Grubisic, the Canada Council`s Arash Mohtashami-Maali and Christopher diRaddo bring some of the discussion to our studio. 

And we take you behind the scenes of the world premiere of the play Unseamly, which rips apart the seams of the retail fashion industry and examines the complex sexual dynamics behind fashion marketing.
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Everyday Sunday making swimwear a family affair

Everyday Sunday.JPGEveryday Sunday is a new line of swimwear and leisure wear that would be at home on the beach or at the pool. 

It's a family affair: Three sisters and one brother who've carried on the family tradition of working in the fashion industry.

The Nasri siblings saw a gap in the market, and decided to fill it. There were few options between the cheap bathing suits sold in big chain stores, and the more expensive swimwear sold by specialized retailers.

Everyday Sunday offers mid-priced swimwear, in both "junior" and "classic" styles.

We have a bathing suit and a fitting session to give away to one of our listeners, as well as two Everyday Sunday beach towels.

To enter, tell us where you go to get away. You can email us at, comment on our Facebook page, or tweet on Twitter using #5a6.  

Listen to Jeanette's interview with sisters Ranya and Nathalie Nasri:

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