the life of maud lewis

5:00pm Thursday, 24 Aug.

Canadian folk painter Maud Lewis is the subject of a touching new movie, Maudie. She also had one heck of a life, mostly confined to a tiny one-bedroom house.

We were chuffed to talk to Broken Social Scene for the new issue of frankie – so chuffed that we decided to take a wander down musical memory lane, and remember how the Canadian collective came to be (and remained) so frigging awesome.

a homemade island

3:00pm Sunday, 30 Oct.

Canadian artists Catherine King and Wayne Adams couldn’t afford real estate – so they decided to make their own.

Canadian lass Tallulah Fontaine makes art for some of the coolest bands on Earth.

tunesday - homeshake

3:00pm Tuesday, 19 Apr.

Homeshake make tunes to soundtrack lazy days on the road, wrapped up in your woollies and heading out on a crisp adventure.

lauren ray photography interview

3:00pm Saturday, 16 Apr.

Lauren Ray can think of no better way to spend her day than getting around town with her trusty camera in hand, and we wholeheartedly support that desire.

nicole wenn photography

9:00am Thursday, 31 Mar.

We sure are fans of the way Nicole Wenn wields her camera.

tunesday - ann vriend interview

3:00pm Tuesday, 08 Sep.

Ann Vriend is the type of lady who’ll have your toes tapping and chins wagging all in one night, and the truth is, we’re a wee bit smitten.

richard johnson's ice huts

3:00pm Wednesday, 19 Aug.

You might reconsider your urge to gripe about our chilly winter once you’ve laid your eyes on this frosty series by photographer Richard Johnson.

yangyang pan's abstract art

3:00pm Friday, 24 Apr.

Sometimes a series of carefully arranged splodges is all you need to tell a tale and bring on a groundswell of feelings.

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