Chris Dart

Associate Producer

Chris Dart is a writer, editor, jiu-jitsu enthusiast, transit nerd, comic book lover, and some other stuff from Scarborough, Ont. In addition to CBC, he's had bylines in The Globe and Mail, Vice, The AV Club, the National Post, Atlas Obscura, Toronto Life, Canadian Grocer, and more.

Latest from Chris Dart

Q&A

Race Against the Tide sculptor Guy-Olivier Deveau wants to make sandcastles a little more metal

The Quebec-based artist loves incorporating horror-themed imagery and working with ephemeral materials.
Making A Living

Hamilton artist Sugarbones has built an empire of cheeky pop culture pins and patches

Sugarbones, a.k.a. Cheyenne Federiconi, has turned her drawings into a lucrative business of pins, patches, stickers and other merch featuring her punchy style.

This Hamilton festival lets you 'paint' a mural on your phone — and the crowd favourite will go up permanently

Festival co-founder and mural designer Scott McDonald says painting is part of the festival's bigger goal to "show what public art can do."
Video

A Polish folk festival became a lifeline for Ukrainians fleeing war — with help from Canadian musicians

Follow Montreal violinist Nadia Monczak as she visits relief efforts on the Polish/Ukrainian border and reunites with musicians in war-weary Lviv.

Black Ark, a 12-ft structure modelled after slave ships, asks us to see Canadian history differently

Made for the Luminato Festival, the piece is meant as both a memorial to Africans lost to the slave trade and a monument to the history of Canada’s first Black settlers.

With her debut mural, Caroline Monnet is 'tattooing' Anishinaabe design on Montreal

The Montreal-based multidisciplinary artist's first mural is an opportunity to remind people that "Anishinaabe were part of creating Mooniyang, meaning the City of Montreal."

After a two-year wait, Edward Burtynsky brings massive climate change exhibit to Toronto's Yonge-Dundas Square

22 huge outdoor screens will show work from Burtynsky's 40-plus year career for "In the Wake of Progress," documenting humans' impact on the world around us.

Montreal's MURAL festival wants both locals and tourists to 'rediscover their old streets'

From hosting global stars like Skepta and Shepard Fairey to championing local artists, the organizers of the 2022 MURAL Festival are determined to stand out in a year with an endless stream of returning festivals.

Luminato is back: live, in person, and occasionally on the train

Originally conceived as a way to reinvigorate Toronto's arts scene post-SARS, the festival is returning to its initial mission.

After 2 years of pandemic weirdness, Toronto's outdoor movie festival is back with a full slate of films

Toronto’s outdoor film festival returns to four city parks, with the theme of “Curtains Up”

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