Arts

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For knitwear designer Paolina Russo, it’s always sweater weather

Paolina Russo’s designs have found favour among cool-girl celebs like Phoebe Bridgers and buyers at Nordstrom. Not bad for a former fashion blogger from Markham, Ontario.
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The Building: A cozy, communal gallery for Fredericton’s art lovers

Don’t let the imposing columns outside Fredericton’s Beaverbrook Art Gallery fool you—its new expansion is a warm, inviting space for art buffs (and an ideal party spot)
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How Jeanine Brito’s pretty-creepy paintings made her an art-world darling

Brito ran an online fashion magazine before posting her fairy tale–inspired painted creations on Instagram. They were an instant hit.
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Mary Pratt’s new biography details her rise to fame in Canada’s art world

Mary Pratt, the famed Canadian painter and subject of a new biography, turned jelly jars, egg cartons and a bucket of trout into fine art
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Rising opera star Charlotte Siegel is a destined diva

Siegel, the Canadian Opera Company’s new star soprano, workshopped her own songs at small shows in Toronto, with plans to go pop. If she’s honest, it was always going to be opera.
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The Explorer: 19th-Century Quebec In Photos

Alexander Henderson spent decades photographing the province’s dazzling landscapes and burgeoning cities. And his work was almost lost forever.
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The Building: Labrador’s striking new cultural centre

For the Nain project, Newfoundland-born architect Todd Saunders took inspiration from Inuit sod house shelters on nearby Rose Island
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Inside the new Toronto home of The Second City

Behind-the-scenes of the legendary improv theatre’s 30,000 square-foot downtown facility
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The Building: A Calgary parkade redesigned with the future in mind

Calgary’s $80-million 9th Avenue Parkade is made for a time when cars aren’t king
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The theatre of Orville Peck

Canada’s most famous gay country singer has cultivated intrigue—and heaps of fans—with his singular look and made-up name. What’s true about the man behind the mask?