CBC Arts quotes of the week: Kids say the darnedest things about CanCon
Thoughts on Game of Thrones, Arcade Fire and 'Canadian Jesus' make our soundbite round-up this week
One week into 2016, and the biggest names in arts already have plenty to say. CBC Arts scanned the week's headlines, including stories from our friends at CBC News, CBC Radio, CBC Music and CBC Books, for the best cultural quotables of the last seven days.
Stars' Torquil Campbell talks to CBC Arts about his one-man show, The Rockefeller Project.
George R. R. Martin on his delayed Game of Thrones book, Winds of Winter, via CBC News.
Guy Maddin's The Forbidden Room won honours for best Canadian film at the Toronto Film Critics Association awards this week, and CBC News was there to hear the director's plans for the prize money.
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Jane Fonda discusses her new favourite movie star in a January 3 blog post, and she hasn't even seen Mad Max.
Ted Grant, recent Order of Canada recipient, tells CBC's On the Coast how he captured his legendary photographs.
Author Emma Donoghue discusses Room on q.
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Ghost World graphic novelist Daniel Clowes joins the boycott of the 2016 Angoulême Grand Prix for cartoonists, via CBC Books.
Painter Robert Bateman answers the Proust Questionnaire for CBC Radio's The Next Chapter.
"It's Ser-sha, like inertia." With those words, spoken at the Hollywood Film Awards in November, Ryan Gosling clarified the correct pronunciation of Saoirse Ronan's name for the world. Her response this week...
CBC Music asked a bunch of kids to review the Arcade Fire song "Wake Up" and because kids say the darnedest things about CanCon...