Kim Hughes

It’s perhaps ironic that children’s entertainers — though vessels for shiny, happy, sticky singalongs about fantastical ephemera — in many ways carry more responsibility...
Beyond a fat paycheque and fancy title, there are other very meaningful ways to measure career success. Things like doing work that advances your values, benefits others, and makes the world a better...
You wouldn’t think that rats — prodigious breeders that have survived and thrived for millennia despite arousing the acute disdain of much of mankind — would require any sort of...
In many ways, the concert promotion industry can be likened to a show by prog-rock dandies Rush: exciting and fun but seriously lacking a female presence. Global concert promoters Live Nation hope to...
After reading his book, it’s hard not to conclude that the world needs more Tim Hague. Or more precisely, the world needs more people with Hague’s aggressive optimism in the face of...
Good news for anyone hand-wringing about what to buy Prince Harry and bride-to-be Meghan Markle as a gift for their May 19 nuptials. And we know how stressful china and flatware selection can be...
Like non-fiction books, documentaries have at least one very distinct advantage over their fictional filmic counterparts: even so-so docs send viewers away having learned something new. That...
Companion animal overpopulation is a serious problem in major centres across the globe, from Rome to Istanbul, Toronto to Los Angeles. In remote areas, where even basic veterinary services are...
Few bands mesh the political with the personal, the altruistic with the artistic, quite like Rosie & the Riveters. With their honeyed vocal harmonies, vintage 40s-era look, and conscious...
Next time you encounter an interview with a touring musician whining about the rigours of the road, spare a thought for Rich Aucoin. On March 23, the Halifax-based dance/rock artist began a 15-...

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