Kim Hughes

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-...
With spring clocking in (officially at least) today and Easter around the corner, World Wildlife Fund is ramping up its fundraising efforts in the cutest way possible. The environmental...
Try as we might, we are seldom at our most compassionate when rushing through the grocery store checkout or grabbing a quick snack on route to the next appointment. But for a few weeks this spring,...
David Suzuki’s status as a towering environmental advocate and exceptional broadcaster are assured. But just in case anything else is needed to cement his peerless reputation — apart from...
Corks will be popping today at Toronto’s TIFF Bell Lightbox — home of the Toronto International Film Festival and its many attendant programs — as a key initiative passes a...
It’s not widely known but the story of Angelina Napolitano is a flashpoint in the early development of women’s right in Canada.  And it is the cornerstone of “Swing Batter...
Humour is a highly effective and often subversive way of making a serious point, as any late-night television viewer can attest. Yet that strategy seldom crosses over into contemporary music,...
The tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida Feb.14 has successfully marshalled two forces proving audible above the din of the National Rifle Association...
To casual observers, the Juno Awards are star-studded, televised hoopla lionizing Canadian music and the business that supports it. But a closer examination of the Junos — and its attendant...

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