Few bands mesh the political with the personal, the altruistic with the artistic, quite like Rosie & the Riveters. With their honeyed vocal harmonies, vintage 40s-era look, and conscious lyrics, the Saskatoon-based trio is fast emerging as a folk/pop icon for the age.
"I would hope that many people would have stood up and stood up against extremists, against not just the extremists, not just the people, but against the ideology because that's what we have to fight against: the ideology that exists there that does not accept women as equal to men..."
"I tend to gravitate towards women in history. There are just so many untold stories, especially in Canadian history..."
The 30-year-old LA-based Atlantic Records signing bravely sang about her own experience of sexual abuse and harassment in the ballad “Quiet,” which fanned the flames of the #METOO Movement when she performed it at the 2017 Women’s March on Washington.
Montreal-based nine-piece soul-pop band Busty and the Bass is using its newfound clout to launch an on-the-ground, in-the-schools’ music education initiative.
Having succeeded in the music industry at HMV and BMG, the indefatigable team leader turned his attention to a cause that was close to his heart. Along the way, he helped raise a king's ransom.
The frontwoman of US punk rockers Against Me! is featured in conversation with one of her peers.
Legendary Australian rock band Midnight Oil has reformed for its first global tour in more than 20 years after frontman Peter Garrett left his music career for politics and a good decade in the Labor Party as a cabinet minister.
For oddities of nature — tiny cows and deadly insects, say, or extremely tall or old people — breaking a Guinness World Record is a snap.
Bob Ezrin’s CV is expansive and impressive but so too is his heart. The latter is about to be fêted with a statue all its own.
The stage production of Michael Turner’s book Hard Core Logo, which was made into the 1996 classic Canadian film by screenwriter Noel S.