Culture

If you’ve heard of one Chinese artist in the past couple of years it’s probably Ai Weiwei. A leading figure in the contemporary art scene, and one of the most powerful Chinese artists working today, Ai Weiwei received international attention when the Chinese…

September 16, 2013

SCHOOL TALE

THE NEW KID: My Rocky High School Start I grew up in Victoria, British Columbia and went to public school my whole life. However, when
 I was 14 my family moved to Montreal, and my parents enrolled me in a Catholic all-girls high…

Two of our favourite characters from this season’s campaign find an ingenious way to communicate sans cellphones. What do you do when you’ve lost yours? -Call It Spring

  This fall we’re headed back to class, reuniting with our BFFs, staying late in the lab, hanging out in the cafeteria, hitting the books, cheering on the home team, getting up to after-school hijinks and doing it all with an abundance of…

Summer is at its last breath and I know that we don’t want to hear it, but it’s true. The beautiful thing is that we still have a few more days to go, so why not make the most of it? Try some…

Osheaga, as usual,was a total success. More and more tourists came to Montreal for the occasion and big names from the industry happily shared the stages (Big Boi, Kendrick Lamar, Phoenix). Between a lot (lot lot) of flower crowns and high waisted shorts,…

This weekend two of Canada’s biggest parties go head-to-head. In the right corner wearing jean cut-offs, Wayfarers and grimy sneakers is Osheaga the biggest outdoor festival in the country. In the left, wearing fabulous rhinestone encrusted bodysuits, gorgeous feathered headdresses and silky, multicoloured…

The Osheaga Arts and Music Festival is always a fun weekend where you get to listen to amazing bands and dance all day with your friends. It’s also three days full of sweat, hotness and sometimes rain. That’s why you need to be…

It’s a city in the Pacific Northwest known for its super laid back vibe, cool indie music scene and serious street food. Pack your bags, we’re off to Portland.   Rest & Relax Part of an awesome getaway is staying at a cool…

Sometimes life gets unexpectedly awesome. That’s what happened at NorthSide on the Saturday night after we caught a stripped down show by Brooklyn’s Widowspeak at Cameo Gallery. We stepped into a secret room for an interview (okay, okay it looked like something out a Lynch…