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Photo taken by David Lao

The Toronto Fiddle Collective: where fiddlers flock

They each had their fiddles in hand, sitting down to form a crescent-like half-circle. All of them were ready, waiting for a chance to straddle their board with their fingers, their bows reserved at their sides. As they brought their bows up to the strings of their instruments, the players had a sort of fire in their eyes, …

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Photo taken by Amanda Skrabucha.

Street Style: Streetfeet

Get a spring in your step by wearing the most fashionable shoes this season. Sportswear and menswear have stuck around the past few seasons and are still here. Sporty vibes from Nike, Adidas, Jordan, New Balance and Vans are getting creative makeovers.. Popular for the comfy alternative, they vary within designs, shapes, colours and patterns …

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Photo taken by Elyse Hill

Fabric Queens

All it takes is a walk down Queen Street West for interior designers, fashion students and DIY enthusiasts to find the quintessential fabric to complete their respective projects. Spanning from the bustling intersection of Queen Street West and Spadina Avenue and extending west into Parkdale, Toronto’s art and design district has long been a comfortable home to …

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Fairytales come true with Montréal’s new mermaid school

In an outdoor pool, a mermaid poses as people walking by stop to laugh and smile. Back when she was modelling, Marielle Chartier-Hénault was asked to do a photo-shoot underwater with a mermaid tail. This shoot then became her inspiration for Aquasirène, Canada’s first mermaid school After seeing how happy the mermaid shoot made people walking by, she …

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Photo taken by Michal Stolarczyk

“Fearless” Fred Kennedy’s Comic Book Career

It’s the early 1990’s and young Fred Kennedy waits for his turn to play Street Fighter 2: Champions Edition inside the 7/11 by his home. Overwhelmed by the waiting, his eyes wander to a spinner rack stuffed with comic books. He falls in love instantly, consuming the comics every Saturday when he visits the store. Today, …

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