Chandler Levack documents the life and death of Videofag, the tiny living room theatre that became Toronto’s newest art institution.
In This Issue
Richard Williams spent more than twenty-five years creating what has been called the greatest film never released. Peter Henderson illustrates the story of the Canadian animation icon whose masterpiece ended his Hollywood career.
Men and women are only part of the equation. Sara Harowitz on the non-binary drag performers who are redefining gender.
Alex Manley spent years working in a Montreal dépanneur that had something for everyone: cigarettes, newspapers and, beneath the counter, little baggies of mysterious white powder.
Non-sexual nudity is one of the last taboos in Canada. But, as Jessica Beuker discovers, it’s liberating to let it all hang out.
Leaving Islam often means isolation and intense social pressure from friends and family. Graeme Bayliss on how former Muslims are coming together to show that there is life after faith.
An influx of rich young urbanites into a neighbourhood often leads to an exodus of its lower-income residents. However, Samantha Edwards argues that gentrification doesn’t have to be a winner-take-all scenario.
It was a November afternoon when I first saw confetti falling from the sky.
New music from Grimes, The Beverleys, Joanna Newsom and more.
New books from Tom Slee, Michael DeForge, Kris Bertin and more.
An excerpt from “Des paillettes aux revendications: quelques bribes du possible ‘renouveau féministe’” (Nouveau Projet, 07). By Aurélie Lanctôt, translated by Melissa Bull.
A new poem from Tim Bowling
New fiction from Kim Fu.
Photographs by Angela Gzowski.