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The Monkey's Paw storefront. Photo taken by David Lao.

Choose your own adventure at The Monkey’s Paw

A man sits alone at a olive-steel coloured work desk, perusing through a small leather bound book. His pose is relaxed, nonchalant, pensive, experienced and hardened by the years, but at a glance, one could tell by the look on his bright eyes that he was still as attentive and curious to the world around him as …

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Spin-it Records and Video. Photo taken by Mariam Mesbah.

Moncton’s Spin-it Records and Video letting pop culture thrive

For Patrick Parisé, it still comes as a surprise that his boyhood obsession with the Sears Christmas Wish Book would one day inspire him to open his own pop culture shop. “I’ve always loved toys and as a kid I would memorize every page of the Christmas Wish Book,” says Parisé. His family couldn’t afford …

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Alvvays. Photo taken by Andre Varty.

SiriusXM Indie Awards 2015

As part of Canadian Music Week, this year’s Indie Awards was truly a great celebration of the talented musicians grown in this fine country. CanCulture got to join the celebration and we have some stellar photos from last night’s performances to share. Check out the gallery below! All photos are taken by André Varty.

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Photo credit: Mark Tiu Photography

Q&A band spotlight: Friends of Foes

It’s been a long time coming, but Friends of Foes has finally dropped their first single entitled “Winter.” The Saskatoon-based band released their debut album December 2013 and have been blazing a trail so bright for themselves and they have no intentions on slowing down. CanCulture got a chance to chat with guitarist Matt Stinn …

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A poet from BAM! Toronto Youth Slam performs her piece. Photo taken by Linda Nguyen

BAM! Toronto Youth Slam brings spoken word to Word on the Street

For lovers of great Canadian literature, the 25th annual Word on the Street Festival (WOTS) was the place to be last Sunday at Queen’s Park Circle. The tents lined up around the park were a bustle with writers and book-lovers hounding after either the lastest original work, a reading by their favourite author or even …

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