Arts

The devastation caused by cancer is deep and everlasting. So it was fitting that one woman who lost her brother to the disease elected to get a tattoo to keep his memory alive. What was surprising to...
For elite breakdancer Michael "Bboy Piecez" Prosserman, the founder and executive director of Unity Charity, falling down and getting back up again did more than just make him great at...
FreeHand, an art auction benefitting War Child, features 50 works from established and emerging contemporary artists, along with another six created by children from War Child’s...
If there is a subject grimmer than that of children suffering abuse and trauma, it’s children suffering abuse and trauma without receiving adequate treatment. But treatment can take many forms...
Forget a blow-up Santa or snowman on your lawn. How about a massive, colourful reindeer? The unique art installation of oversized acrylic reindeer in Los Angeles has raised more than $15,200 so...
Anyone looking for a powerful example of something really good coming out of something really bad need look no further than Winnipeg-based multidisciplinary artist Ingrid D. Johnson. Through music...
“When I work with kids I encourage them to think of Shakespeare as the Steven Spielberg of his time.” There’s no hint of a sardonic wit behind Canadian actor Dion Johnstone...
Dudebox, a party-planning fundraising idea started by six guys in Toronto after buying two cows, is throwing the last bash of a three-part series this Friday (Oct. 26) to raise money for youth-...
The motivator for many philanthropic organizations is to provide a voice for otherwise invisible communities. But we can sometimes think of those communities as some type of “other;”...
Fans of the late Whitney Houston can honour her memory by donating to the Whitney E. Houston Academy of Creative and Performing Arts, the Houston family requested in a message on the late singer...

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