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Sept. 17, 2023 - What to see at Nuit Blanche Toronto
Plus eye candy from Nuit Blanche Winnipeg and Nuit Blanche Saskatoon.
Sept. 10, 2023 - How to find hidden gems at TIFF
Plus eye candy from Omar Reyna, Karin Bubaš, Simon Hughes and Phyllida Barlow.
Sept. 3, 2023 - What to expect from TIFF
Plus eye candy from Karine Fréchette, Jane Corrigan, Anna Binta Diallo, Marisol, Alainnah Whachell.
Aug. 20, 2023 - Must-see movies by Canadian directors
Plus eye candy from Isabella Vella, Shary Boyle, Lisa Hirmer and Alissa Bilodeau.
Aug. 13, 2023 - Let's keep the Block Party going
Plus eye candy from Yuri Uenishi, Tiffany Chin, Luke Van H and Remy Fortin.
Aug. 6, 2023 - The next best thing to a Stratford road trip
Plus eye candy from Kellen Hatanaka, Caroline Zhang, Shoshana Walfish, Laura Kay Keeling and Florence Solis.
July 30, 2023 - What does freedom mean to you?
Plus eye candy from Deanna Bowen, Séamus Gallagher, Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett and Pionara.
Plus eye candy from Chrystal Phan, Cara Guri, Hoda Ackad, Timothy Yanick Hunter and Cassie Suche.
July 16, 2023 - Because it's the last day of Stampede …
Plus eye candy from Fabian Jean, Jason Zante, Erin O'Keefe, Elizabeth Zvonar and Sarindar Dhaliwal.
July 9, 2023 - Your fair share of eye candy
Plus eye candy from Zahra Saleki, Yaw Tony, Hyunsun Park, Steven Minh Kenny, Stephanie Singh and Esther DOË Kim.
July 2, 2023 - What's the best movie directed by a Canadian?
Plus eye candy from Erik Olson, Tuan Vu, Manabu Ikeda and Alice Teichert.
June 26, 2023 - Is it the long weekend yet?
Plus eye candy from Machine Dazzle, Johnston Foster, Kenzie Housego and Libbie Farrell.
June 18, 2023 - Out in Space
Plus eye candy from Marshmallow Laser Feast, Skawennati, Bianca Shonee Arroyo-Kreimes, Braxton Garneau and Adam Basanta.
June 11, 2023 - You ain't zine nothing yet
Plus eye candy from Jacob Todd Broussard, Lan (Florence) Yee, Jean Paul Langlois, Katie Green and Tiffany April.
June 4, 2023 - It's an honour just to be nominated …
Plus eye candy from Luminato, Samantha Chiusolo, Aly McKnight, Lauren Clay and Joana Vasconcelos.
May 28, 2023 - Cutaways returns this week!
Plus eye candy from Xénia Lucie Laffely, Sami Tsang, Grace Kalyta and Horacio Quiroz.
May 21, 2023 - GGPAA's celebrate Canada's best
Plus eye candy from Linh VH Nguyen, Jess Riva Cooper, Stephanie E. Hanes, Jeremy Shaw, Matt Donovan and Hallie Siegel.
May 14, 2023 - Why is no one watching Canadian film?
Plus eye candy from Laurie-Anne Deschênes, Foonie, Maggie Groat and Refik Anadol.
May 7, 2023 - What is the Cadillac Ranch?
Plus eye candy from Vikki Wiercinski, Hayley Chiu, Gabrielle Schwartz and Lyle XOX.
April 30, 2023 - What to watch at Hot Docs
Plus eye candy from Sarah Anne Johnson, Wynne Neilly, Mitsuo Kimura and Holly MacKinnon.
April 23, 2023 - The age of Scanners and Meatballs
Plus eye candy from Padina Bondar, Noelle Hamlyn, Hannah Doucet, Dexter Barker-Glenn, Berirouche Feddal.
April 16, 2023 - Here & Queer on CBC Gem
Plus eye candy from Riesbri, Emma Ducharme, Jonah Strub, Heejung Shin, Kejie Lin and Dahae Song.
April 2, 2023 - New series alert! Digi-Art!
Plus eye candy from Madeline LeBlanc, Curtis Talwst Santiago, Malik McKoy, The Hibernation Project, Grace Tompkins and Kate Vorona.
March 26, 2023 - Where they write
Plus eye candy from Medrie MacPhee, Laura Moore, Nicholas Crombach and Körei Sándor.
March 12, 2023 - If Juno, Juno
Plus eye candy from Cindy Phenix, Shannon Garden-Smith, Katy Biele and Joi T. Arcand.
March 5, 2023 - Coming soon: Following Folk
Plus eye candy from Mel Arsenault, Myriam Dion, Victoria Wonnacott and Shaheer Zazai.
Feb. 26, 2023 - Cocaine Bear vs. Paddington?
Plus eye candy from Tim Whiten, Elisabeth Perrault, Natasha Lavdovsky, Matt Donovan and Marigold Santos.
Feb. 19, 2023 - People STILL love miniatures
Plus eye candy from David Elliott, Beth Frey, Divya Mehra, Gillian Haigh, Alexa Hawksworth and Winter Stations.
Feb. 12, 2023 - Would you trust an AI art critic?
Plus eye candy from Peter Doig, Vladimir Kanic, Revill Villanueva and Robert Xavier Burden.
Feb. 5, 2023 - What's the Commotion?
Plus eye candy from Jaiden George, Michelle Paterok, Michelle Furlong and Sofia Reyes.
Jan. 29, 2023 - How to Lose Everything
Plus eye candy from Kapwani Kiwanga, Holly Coulis, Meryl McMaster, Kate Moran and Philip Leonard Ocampo.
Jan. 22, 2023 - Last-minute Oscar predictions
Plus eye candy from Rebecca Belmore, Victoria Fard, Serkan Özkaya and Javid Jah.
Jan. 15, 2023 - Introducing CBC Arts Rising Stars
Plus eye candy from Howie Tsui, Fausta Facciponte, Sascha Braunig and Sasha Huber.
Jan. 8, 2023 - Things to look forward to
Plus eye candy from Peter Chan, Alison S. Kruse, Michelle Nguyen, Julie Moon and Lisa Cristinzo.
Dec. 25, 2022 - What Canadian artists brightened your year?
Plus eye candy from Aaron Johnson, Megan Ellen MacDonald, Virgil Baruchel and Janice Liu.
Dec. 18, 2022 - 22 Salvage
Plus eye candy from David Kaarsemaker, Dana Slijboom, Mere Phantoms, Manuel Mathieu and Keer Tanchak.
Dec. 11, 2022 - Let's take an AI selfie?
Plus eye candy from Nick Cave, Leandro Erlich, Rammellzee, Natasha Katedralis and Tau Lewis.
Dec. 4, 2022 - Prepare to click 'add to cart'
Plus eye candy from Glen Baldridge, Karen Thürler, Hangama Amiri and Clay Ellis.
Plus eye candy from Azadeh Elmizadeh, Nicole Crozier, Robin Arseneault and Rihab Essayh.
Nov. 20, 2022 - The 2022 Sobey Art Award goes to …
Plus eye candy from Lisa Cinar, Hue Nguyen, Camille Jodoin-Eng and Andrea Joyce Heimer.
Nov. 13, 2022 - People LOVE miniatures
Plus eye candy from Jude Griebel, Marina Totino, Jessica Oreck and the Vancouver Vending Co.
Nov. 6, 2022 - There's more than one way to make art with mushrooms
Plus eye candy from Isabel Okoro, Rajni Perera, Loraine Mohar, Oil & Birch and Laura K. Watson.
Oct. 23, 2022 - Shroom for new ideas
Plus eye candy from Daniel Barrow, Emmanuel Taku, Rebecca Munce, Élise Lafontaine, Hugo Alonso and Hans Wendt.
Oct. 16, 2022 - Go back to High School with Tegan and Sara
Plus eye candy from Emily Harrison, Nadya Isabella, Daumante Stirbyte and David & Jorden Doody.
Oct. 9, 2022 - Not sure what to binge next? Watch This!
Plus eye candy from Seeing the Invisible, Christi Belcourt, Hanna Lee Joshi and Virgil Baruchel.
Oct. 1, 2022 - You're not dreaming ...
Plus eye candy from Whyishnave Suthagar, Jonathan Green, Kami Goertz and Princess Hidir.
Sept. 25, 2022 - Countdown to the Legacy Awards
Plus eye candy from The Bentway, Shannon Bool, Lisa Wu, Nolan Pelletier and Amber Cowan.
Sept. 18, 2022 - Polaris Music Prize prep!
Plus eye candy from Simone Elizabeth Saunders, Katie Green, Art Spin and Michael McGrath.
Sept. 11, 2022 - The true meaning of the Brenaissance
Plus eye candy from Claire Eason, Jennifer Murphy, Luvs and Squonk.
Sept. 4, 2022 - TIFF movies we can't wait to see
Plus eye candy from the Wall-to-Wall Mural & Culture Festival, Uýra, Sami Tsang, Sasha Pierce and Olivia Di Gregorio.
Aug. 28, 2022 - CUT TO … a red carpet movie premiere
Plus eye candy from Rachel Hayden, Alexa Hawksworth, Sabrina Ratté, Kate Pincus-Whitney and Esther Kim.
Plus eye candy from Darby Milbrath, Guimi You and Keita Morimoto.
Plus eye candy from Tania Marmolejo, Hiromi Nakatsugawa, Josh Kelly-Ali and Weppler & Mahovsky.
Aug. 7, 2022 - Release the love. Forget the rest.
Plus eye candy from Studio Other Spaces, Bianca Roco, Ben Johnston and Gerald Beaulieu.
Plus eye candy from Misterpiro, Eelco, Ledania, Amery Sandford and Jenn E Norton.
July 24, 2022 - Who's the tiniest of them all?
Plus eye candy from Daim, Jacquie Comrie, Russell Banx and Ilana Savdie.
Plus eye candy from Aline Setton, Kima Lenaghan, Jenn Law and Sarah Davidson.
July 10, 2022 - A Canadian artist's journey to Lviv
Plus eye candy from Paul Heyer, Jess Stanley, Rebecca Belmore and Danaé Brissonnet.
Plus eye candy from Alejandro Figueroa, Alex Bierk, Born in the North and Talia Shipman.
June 26, 2022 - A big bronze 'Couch Monster' has arrived in Toronto
Plus eye candy from Jen Mann, Laurence Philomène, Madeleine LeBrun and Jenny Baboolal.
June 19, 2022 - A musical that could only come out of Toronto.
Plus eye candy from Danny Gretscher, Doras, Freddy Carrasco and Jordan Bennett.
Plus eye candy from Sabrina Ratté, Zephyr, Melanie Garcia and Jeff Nachtigall.
Plus eye candy from Kent Monkman, Marie Lannoo, Luke Painter and SiiGii.
Plus eye candy from Hanna Lee Joshi & Abhishek Dhoj Joshi, Rae Klein, François Arès and François Lacasse.
May 22, 2022 - Countdown to the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards.
Plus eye candy from Fiona Freemark, Tina Guo, Dadu Shin and Curtis Talwst Santiago.
May 15, 2022 - A family secret revealed: dad was a ballet dancer.
Plus eye candy from Toko Hosoya, Emerald Repard-Denniston, Anqi Cheng and Amy Crosby.
Plus eye candy from Brendan George Ko, Amanda McCavour, Ed Pien, Amelia Carley and William KW.
April 24, 2022 - 50 years of Canadians at the Venice Biennale.
Eye candy from Stan Douglas, Tau Lewis, Gabrielle L'Hirondelle Hill, Yunchul Kim, JR.
April 17, 2022 - Cancon Movie Recos: The Sequel. 2 Much 2 Stream.
Eye candy from Kirsten Sims, Madeleine Gross, Lee Kyutae and Marie Larrivé.
Eye candy from Aïda Muluneh, Tiffany April, Allison Rietta, Kareem-Anthony Ferreira and Simone Elizabeth Saunders.
Eye candy from Riisa Gundesen, Megan Ellen MacDonald, Séamus Gallagher, Garrett Owen Gilbart and Mimi Lien.
Eye candy from Tara Booth, Sofia Arnold, Zeinab Diomande and Ryan Heska.
March 20, 2022 - Monday, the masks come off. So what does that mean for arts venues?
Eye candy from Gordon Von Steiner, Andrew Salgado, Jeffrey Gibson, Kelly Richardson and Sheida Shekarian.
March 13, 2022 - It's a show! It's a competition! It's an EXTRAVAGANZA.
Eye candy from Rashaad Newsome, Dustin Thierry, Ebony G. Patterson, Thirza Schaap, Aurora Robson and Laura Dawe.
Eye candy plus a Q&A with Alexandria Masse.
Eye candy from Krista Kim, Judy Chicago, Wanda Koop, Tristram Landsdowne and Jocelyn Reynolds.
Eye candy from Vikky Alexander, Gabriel Lester, Annie Baillargeon, Jim Holyoak and Eyes as Big as Plates.
Eye candy from Wei Xu, Aubrey Srnec, Tracy Ealdama, Smale Scale LA, Tinky, and Aleia Murawski.
Eye candy from Lantern City, Xiaojing Yan, Juliana Hyrri, Lis Xu, Jieun June Kim,Chris Savage and Mao (Kun) Chen.
Eye candy from Ben Shannon, Firelei Báez, Eddy Firmin and Shohei Fujimoto.
Eye candy from Shellie Zhang, Gary Haggquist, Veronika Pausova, Laura Hudspith and Shaheer Zazai.
Eye candy from Zeinab Diomande, Hiejin Yoo, Jun Ong, Waterfront Reconnect and Oreka James.
Eye candy from Sara Khan, Corri-Lynn Tetz, Nic Wilson, Sanda Anderlon.
Eye candy from Alexandra Levasseur, Sung Hwa Kim, Galina Kurlat and Trevor Yardley-Jones.
Eye candy from Marisa Adesman, Joeun Kim Aatchim, Sam Friedman and Jagdeep Raina.
Eye candy from Wilf Perreault, Ness Lee, David Woodward, Hattie Stewart and Ryan Dodgson.
Eye candy from Jamie Bennett, Lana Filippone, Caitlyn Murphy, Madeline Perry, Gabrielle Haynes, Sarah Spethmann and Karina Kalvaitis.
Eye candy from Brianna Tosswill, Jill Harrison, Nicole Jang, fingernails are Pretty, Stephanie Cheng, Anita Cheung, Vivian-Sofia Mora, Tegan Thomas and Kaori Izumiya.
Nov. 21, 2021 - Holy Schitt! The GG Awards are on CBC this week.
Eye candy from Lydia Chan, Jeffrey Gibson, Melanie Authier, Karine Locatelli and Fiona Ackerman.
Eye candy from Karin Bubaš, Kenzo Digital, Emily Hermant, Alireza Shojaian and Maya Beaudry.
Eye candy from Nicolas Party, Miles Greenberg, Rūtė Merk, Fenna Schilling and JR.
Eye candy from Sabrina Ratté, Bea Parsons, Maude Corriveau, James Nizam, Sarah Nordean and Mahsa Merci.
Eye candy from Agathe Bray-Bourret, Crissy Arseneau, Clare Celeste, Soraya Farha, Juan Ortiz-Apuy and Marta Chudolinska.
Eye candy from Mary Herbert, Stephanie Cormier, Erin Frances Brown, Sean William Randall and Shane Kalyn.
Eye candy from Rajni Perera, Amy Brener, Catherine Telford Keogh and Eli Howey.
Eye candy from Chippewar, The Bentway, Native Art Department International, Krista Kim and Jeff Schroeder.
Sept. 26, 2021 - National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: What's happening on CBC?
Eye candy from Marcel Dzama, Ben Reeves, Geneviève Lebleu, Mevlana Lipp and Keerat Kaur.
Eye candy from Dana Claxton, Luke Ramsey, Jason Zante and Andrea Mortson.
Sept. 12, 2021 - 10 movies we can't wait to see at TIFF.
Eye candy from Yannis Davy Guibinga and Pauline Loctin, Jacquie Comrie, Kirsten McCrea, Valéry Goulet, Murriel Mapa and Gabrielle Schwartz.
Sept. 5, 2021 - Orchestra + film crew + total creative freedom = Undisrupted!
Eye candy from Emma White, Justin Yoon, Giordanne Salley and Darby Milbrath.
Eye candy from Emmanuel Jarus and Marcelline Siu, Jessica Angel, Francorama, Yung Yemi and Quentin VerCetty.
Eye candy from Sean Lewis, Andrew Cranston, Cat Johnston, Nasarimba, Matthew Wong and Paul Rousteau.
Aug. 1, 2021 - Watch FreeUp! Emancipation Day 2021
Eye candy from Jaspal Birdi, Laura Kay Keeling, Joseph Staples, Shoplifter and Nina Elliott.
Eye candy from Anne Bayin, Amy Friend, Faig Ahmed, Kapwani Kiwanga, Michael Highway and Saida Saetgar.
July 18, 2021 - One weird thing about those Emmy nominations …
Eye candy from Mitchell Villa, Mira Dancy, Chuck Lewis, Esther Kim, Destanne Morris, Pam Lau and Jennifer Latour.
Eye candy from Jean Jullien, Stuart Semple, Esmaa Mohamoud, Jennie Suddick, Anna Rose and Sarah Gee Miller.
July 4, 2021 - You're not the only one who wants a tattoo right now.
Eye candy from Alex Da Corte, Anna Binta Diallo, Ina Dyreborg, Marcia Huyer and Daphne Boyer.
June 27, 2021 - He couldn't get work as Fuad Ahmed, but he did as Gabe Grey.
Eye candy from Doras, Esmaa Mohamoud, Zachari Logan.
Eye candy from Anna Park, Angela Heisch, Dahae Song, Laura Soto and Carmen Mcnall.
Eye candy from Lauren Crazybull, Sanaz Mazinani, Seth Rogen, Kareem-Anthony Ferreira and Melanie Daniel.
Eye candy from Nalakwsis, Jeffrey Gibson, Moises Frank and Shary Boyle.
Eye candy from Bayne Peterson, Krisanne, Steve Driscoll, Keiran Brennan Hinton, Frances Ferdinands.
May 23, 2021 - What would bring these artists back to Toronto?
Eye candy from Tau Lewis, Dominique Fung, Michelle Marin and Enas Satir.
Eye candy from Haleigh Mun, Jonathan Tan, Kim Hoeckele, Gwendoline Le Cunff, Haley Craw and Nicole Haywood.
Eye candy from Kathryn Greenwood, Arin Yoon, Anaïs Boileau and Danielle Rhoda.
Eye candy from Courtney Mattison, Max Dean, Wes Bell and Donna Huddleston.
Eye candy from Antonio Carrau, Daniel Gordon, Heather Ríos.
April 18, 2021 - Who does the drawings for The Great Canadian Baking Show?
Eye candy from Refik Anadol, Sonya Mwambu, Jordan Bennett, Zara Gardner and Joani Tremblay.