About Artsculture, Canada's creativity & culture magazine

is a general interest arts magazine about creativity and Canadian culture.

Based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, our coverage includes communication arts (advertising, journalism, law, marketing, PR), culinary arts, literature (novels, novellas, essays, poetry), music, performing arts, and visual arts (including film, television and video).

seeks to expand the reach of Canadian culture and artists to the widest possible audience with an authoritative, yet relaxed and accessible style.

Our mission statement:

Our primary — but not only — target audience is educated Canadian men and women aged 25-34 who are supporters of the arts.

While launched on November 1, 2017, the magazine previously published under the name Popjournalism. Popjournalism, as the name implied, examined media and pop culture issues. It launched on January 1, 2000 and ceased publishing in July 2017. Archives are still available at Popjournalism.ca.

Many posts from Popjournalism will be migrated to ‘s archives in the near future.

Roland Godefroy
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Hallelujah: how an ignored Leonard Cohen song became a modern legend

What makes the song so powerful and why has it affected so many people around the world?

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Visual Arts
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Dead grasshopper found inside van Gogh masterpiece

A paleo-entomologist couldn’t use the grasshopper to more precisely date the painting. It had died before landing on the canvas.

Culinary Arts
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Toronto pop-up restaurant out to bust HIV food-preparation myths

A Toronto pop-up restaurant is out to bust the myth that you can contract HIV from prepared food.

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Conor Woodman talks Hunting Nazi Treasure

History Canada’s new series documents a real-life, present day search for stolen Nazi works of art.

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Robin Gill shares her top Vancouver cultural spots

The Global National Weekend anchor reveals her favourite restaurants, wines, and what kind of art she collects at home.

Interdisciplinary Arts
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Why tech giants are investing millions in AI that can play video games

Games are proving to be one of the best ways to understand how people behave and how human psychology interacts with AI behaviour.

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Being Ben Mulroney

In a candid Q & A, Mulroney talks about fame, family and the third season of Canadian Idol

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Mae Moore's real life

The Canadian singer-songwriter reflects on her ‘Collected Works 1989-1999’

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Meet Jann Arden, best-selling author

The prolific singer-songwriter talks music and chats up her latest collection of personal journals

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Canadian hitmakers Wild Strawberries get deep

Pop-rock radio duo thoughtfully evolve in their latest album, ‘Vesper 50’

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Inside the mind of Canadian radio's most important executive

A one-on-one conversation with Susan Marjetti, CBC’s executive director of Radio and Audio

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Meet CBC Indigenous journalist Connie Walker

The award-winning reporter is on the front lines, sharing the stories of Canada’s missing and murdered Indigenous women.