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TIFF highlights three Indigenous films

There is no release date for Blood Quantum as of yet. However, the movie was showcased to the audience at TIFF on September 5 as part of Midnight Madness. (Courtesy Brigitte Hurley) From Thursday September 5 to the 15th, three Indigenous films will be showcased at the Toronto International Film Festival

Cruel Summer slams into Knights with style

The Dad Bod Squad got a bump from the hometown crowd at the Knights are have all four eyes on the tag-team title. That means, however, they might need to train... maybe. (courtesy Inter Species Wrestling) Chloe Emond- Lane  Familiar classic rock tunes emanated from the Knights of Columbus on Saturday, as

Montour explores Mary Two-Axe Earley’s legacy

A portrait supplied by Ed Earley of the late Mary Two-Axe Earley, a historical figure of Canadian history. Local documentarian Courtney Montour is looking for material of the famous activist for an upcoming project. (Courtesy Ed Two-Axe Earley and Courtney Montour) Kahnawa’kehró:non documentarian Courtney Montour is directing a project focusing on

Funding delays, late payments, frustrated kids

Filming completed on It Takes Time in February, and the final product is making the festival circuit. Producers say cheques are in the mail for the talent who worked on the film, but some remain frustrated at how long it's taken to get paid. (Courtesy Seneca Films) Marissa Leblanc was frustrated that

Mayo moves in sync to podium four times

The hard work is done as contemporary dancer Ryleigh Mayo came back from BC with four medals as her star continues to rise in dance. (courtesy Dana Marquis) When Ryleigh Mayo first took a dance class when she was nine years old, she stood in the corner petrified to move. “I kind

Five Horn women in style and substance

Kahentinéhtha’ Horn's portrait beside her daughters: Dr. Ojistoh Horn, Professor Kahente Horn-Miller, Olympian Waneek Horn-Miller and renowned screen star Kaniehtí:io Horn (see below) are on display at the Canada Council for the Arts gallery in a small but impressive show running through the summer. (Courtesy Christine Fitzgerald) Walk into the

Comics, geeks and video games, it’s ComicCon

Count on seeing a cosplay afficiando or two this weekend at Montreal's all-out bonanza of comics, sci-fi, fantasy and everything geek. (Tehosterihens Deer) Tehosterihens Deer will be among the nerds this weekend flooding to the Palais des Congrès this weeknd for Montreal's ComicCon. (Courtesy Tehosterihens Deer) Montreal’s hit convention Montreal ComicCon is

Finding beauty in death, bones, ink and guitars

Maya Taylor-Barnett is not your typical artist. She is proving a talent in tattooing, woodwork, taxidermy and bone art, and is looking to build a future creating functional artistic furniture. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Sunday at AJ’s Bar in St. Henri, Kahnawa’kehró:non multi-disciplinary artist Maya Taylor-Barnett was set up

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