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Updates and coverage about arts, culture and creative events from Canada and around the world.

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Fascinating new doc explores fungi: our most powerful allies and potential foes

Canadian scientists Gerry Wright and Karen Bartlett on the power of fungi and how it may both help and harm humanity as global temperatures rise

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Literature
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Jully Black on 'Canada Reads' and her upcoming new album

The time is ripe for the return of Jully Black: we catch up with Canada’s Queen of R&B in a new interview.

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Beauty and the Beast is Canada's top grossing film of 2017

Disney’s live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast towered over its box office competition in Canada, earning $46.744 million in 2017.

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Visual Arts
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Art Gallery of Ontario members frustrated by Infinity Mirrors exhibit ticketing

Overwhelming demand for Yayoi Kasuma’s upcoming March exhibition leads to long online queues for advance tickets.

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Business & Finance
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'Coco' tops the week's Canadian box office with $2.4 million

The top 10 grossing films in Canada from December 1 to 7, 2017

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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.

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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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Television
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Chris Brown named new CBC Moscow correspondent

Chris Brown is moving from Vancouver to Moscow, where he will cover the region in the public broadcaster’s new news bureau

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Music
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Alysha Brilla is out to change the world, one song at a time

Waterloo, Ontario-based musician releasing new album in the fall, touring internationally

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Music
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Edmonton Symphony Orchestra's new conductor is 24-year-old prodigy Alexander Prior

British-born Alexander Prior started composing at the age of eight, speaks six languages, and when he was 13, the Moscow State ballet commissioned his first ballet to international critical acclaim.

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Music
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CBC funding restored in new Liberal budget, $675 million over five years

After years of cutbacks, the CBC is getting a financial boost to “modernize and revitalize CBC/Radio Canada in the digital era.”