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Canucks

Well, good evening ladies and gentlemen. My name is Jim Carrey ↑ and how are you this evening? Alrightly then. I grew up in Canada… Is there anybody here from Canada? Now I used to get really upset when I told people where I came from down in Los Angeles, […]

National Film Board of Canada

◊ Drawing Inspiration ↓

‘A wino, resigned and stuck in his ways, finds mysterious sketches on the park bench that he visits every day. As these pictures stir his thoughts, he begins to notice the world around him and to reflect upon his own place within it. He meets a young boy whose […]

Atanarjuat – The Fast Runner (2001)

This is reputed to be the best film ever made involving native Americans.

Atanarjuat the Fast Runner is the first feature film in the Inuktitut language, spoken by the Inuit tribes of northern Canada. The film, based on an ancient Inuit legend, is set at the dawn of the millennium. It’s an epic […]

Alice Munro

Canadian writer Alice Munro grew up in Wingham, South West Ontario and has written short fiction since 1950. Her books consist of collections of short stories, and one book which has been published as a novel, although it is actually a set of inter-linked stories which falls between the two […]

Margaret Atwood

Born in Ottawa, Ontario, in 1939, she is Canada’s most eminent novelist and poet, and also writes short stories, critical studies, screenplays, radio scripts and books for children, her works having been translated into over 30 languages. Her reviews and critical articles have appeared in various eminent magazines and she […]

Rush + Martha & the Muffins

¤ The Rush ⇔ Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee & Neil Peart

Story … ⇒[Part 1] ⇔ [Part 2] ⇔ [Part 3] ⇔ [Part 4] ⇔ [Part 5]⇐

◊→ ‘Xanadu‘ ⇓

In SM Coleridge’s poem, Xanadu is the fictional name of the land […]

Leonard Cohen + Loreena McKennitt

•→http://www.leonardcohenfiles.com/poem.html←• [1934-2016]

∇ ‘You Want It Darker’ ⇓ [2016]

◊ Chelsea Hotel #1 ↓ [1972]

“Here’s a new song that we… just wrote off a couple of weeks ago – takes place in the Chelsea Hotel, in New York City, and it’s for a brave woman who.. er… put an end […]

Robbie Robertson + Daniel Lanois

She walks alone down a sleazy backstreet, around a corner, up an alley to a dead end There under a small blue light, she enters an unmarked doorway A low heartbeat, a low pounding escapes into the night

This is a place she goes to fulfill a very basic need Something […]

Harvest Moon

¤ Neil Young ↓ [1993]

Come a little bit closer – Hear what I have to say Just like children sleepin’ we could dream this night away. But there’s a full moon risin’ – Let’s go dancin’ in the light We know where the music’s playin’ – Let’s go out and feel […]

Wade Hemsworth animated

♥ This lighthearted, animated short is based on the song “The Log Driver’s Waltz” by Wade Hemsworth. Kate and Anna McGarrigle sing along to the tale of a young girl who loves to dance and chooses to marry a log driver over his more well-to-do competitor. Driving logs down the river has made […]

Diana Krall

Deeply rooted in the jazz tradition, Diana Krall‘s repertoire is not much different than what Ella or Sarah were singing a generation ago. This may sound like the safe choice, but it isn’t. A thousand vocalists have ended up on the boulevard of broken dreams by trying to resuscitate “‘S […]

Bran Van 3000

Bran Van 3000 (also known as BV3) is an electronica collective from Montreal, Quebec. Founded by DJ James Di Salvio and E.P. Bergen, they collaborated on a number of songs with Stéphane Moraille, Sara Johnston, Steve “Liquid” Hawley, Jayne Hill, Jean Leloup, Kim Bingham and other musicians.

♦ SUPERMODEL ↓

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