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"Look at all the young girls, this is a felony waiting to happen." That was the "joke" that Russell Peters used to open up the 2017 Junos on Sunday, an award show that had already been marred by a second consecutive year of the #JunosSoMale debate over gender-imbalanced nominees. Peters then proceeded to reduce Canada's heritage minister, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, to being "hot." The show went on, but anger over Peters has continued to build as have the usual defenders crying about how it was just a joke. So let's unpack that.
Access to any song or artist is at the tip of our fingers and we can inform our friends on our interests and likes by sending a link. But with records, we shared the experience. We owned said album and we lent it to a friend to also enjoy; or other times, we would listen to the album together!
Ethan Russell Analogue Gallery
When The Who released their fourth studio album "Tommy" on May 23rd, 1969, the times were certainly a-changin'. The Beatles were on the verge of breaking up and, with America fully absorbed in Vietnam...
Ethan Russell is the only photographer to shoot album covers for The Who, The Beatles, and The Rolling Stones; his iconic photographers have captured some of the most unforgettable and intimate moment...
Picasso Estate SODRAC (2012)
After crushing the dreams of a seven-year-old girl last week at a gig at Hamilton, Ontario's Copps Coliseum, The Who's Pete Townshend has made a point of apologizing to her and her father for an incid...
The AGO is the last stop for Evan Penny: Re Figured. It's a solo exhibition that features over 25 of Penny's larger-than-life sculptures, each painstakingly crafted from layers of pigmented silicone, human hair, fabric and resin. Blending abstraction and figuration, Penny's hyper-realistic sculptures straddle the line between object and image, presenting the human form both as it is and as it can be when imagined through the distorting lens of photography and digital media.
Canada may be better known in the world for hockey and maple syrup but one of the greatest contributions Canada has made to the world is improvement of local and global health. This list epitomizes Canada's role in improving the health of not only Canadians, but also of the world's population.