Photo courtesy of Merge Records.

Polaris Prep 2015: Caribou

Editor’s note: This is part of an ongoing series in preparation for the 2015 Polaris Music Prize. Visit CanCulture in the weeks leading up to the prize to see each of the 10 short-listed Canadian albums highlighted. Make sure to view the awards on September 21, 2015. One-time winner and three-time Polaris Prize nominee Caribou …

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Photo taken by Danny Ross at Suka Clothing in Edmonton

What you wear; Where it’s from

It’s easy to get high fashion items at discount prices is. However, most people don’t know where their clothes come from or why they’re so cheap. Jennifer Sharpes’ documentary, Traceable, follows the concept-to-production journey of Canadian designer Laura Siegels’ debut at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, highlighting the state of fast fashion, which follows Siegel’s quest for transparency within the …

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Photo courtesy of Lex Records.

Polaris Prep 2015: BADBADNOTGOOD

Editor’s note: This is part of an ongoing series in preparation for the 2015 Polaris Music Prize. Visit CanCulture in the weeks leading up to the prize to see each of the 10 short-listed Canadian albums highlighted. Make sure to view the awards on September 21, 2015. In an age where rap seems like nothing …

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Polaris Prep 2015: Viet Cong

Editor’s note: This is part of an ongoing series in preparation for the 2015 Polaris Music Prize. Visit CanCulture in the weeks leading up to the prize to see each of the 10 short-listed Canadian albums highlighted. Make sure to view the awards on September 21, 2015. Viet Cong, the self-titled debut album from the …

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Inside Toronto’s only children’s museum: Children’s Discovery Centre

Frustrated at Toronto’s lack of educational activity options for her daughter, Jeanhy Shim decided to create one herself. Shim is the founder and CEO of the Children’s Discovery Centre (CDC), Toronto’s only children’s museum. Since its creation, it has been the popular destination for parents with children under the age of six. “I was in San Francisco at …

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