Culture

Your Monthly Horoscope

Shanda Leer is your favourite tipsy aunt at a wedding. Besides making every pizza personal-sized, her three talents are hosting, toasting and ghosting.

Gemini

The Local With Station 16 Gallery's Adam Vieira

The Local: a tête-à-tête with some of the scene's hardest working heroes.

Wants & Needs | Pipe Fiends

In this week's The Local, we heard from Montreal skater Barry Walsh about his favourite things to do in the city, which of course includes skating the Big O pipe -- a skateable concrete tunnel that was created for the 1976 Olympics. Together with friend and fellow skater Marc Tison, Barry put together an amazing book about this legendary and notorious skate spot called Pipe Fiends: A visual history of Canada's most infamous skate spot, and this year mark's the 10th anniversary of its release.

The Local With Montreal Skater Barry Walsh

The Local: a tête-à-tête with some of the scene's hardest working heroes.

The Local With Toronto singer/songwriter Omar Lunan

The Local: a tête-à-tête with some of the scene's hardest working heroes.

The Local With Peter Ricq

The Local: a tête-à-tête with some of the scene's hardest working heroes.

Peter Ricq is an award-winning creative force based in Vancouver. Besides his work as a Visual Artist, he is also a Television Producer, Writer, Art Director, Designer, Director, Music Composer and Performer. PeterRicq.com

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The Local With Shades of Culture's DJ Storm

Montrealer Dave Blake, aka DJ Storm, is a DJ, turntablist, producer, drummer and audio engineer with over 25 years of music industry experience -- notably as a member of the pioneering hip hop group Shades of Culture. Raised by Jamaican and Trinidadian parents, he spent most of his childhood and teenage years on a baseball diamond that led to a scholarship in the US, before getting hurt and turning to music. A few names he's worked alongside include DJ Qbert, Eminem, The Roots, KRS-One and The Backstreet Boys. 

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Your Monthly Horoscope

Shanda Leer is your favourite tipsy aunt at a wedding. Besides making every pizza personal-sized, her three talents are hosting, toasting and ghosting.

Aries

The Local With Bourbon Thing's Jamie Johnson

 Jamie Johnson has been a whisky fan and enthusiast for a long time. In 2014, she decided to start up a whisky club in Toronto and called it Bourbon Thing.

Encyclopedia Hearsay | McDonaldland

McDonaldland was created as part of an advertising campaign for McDonald’s sometime in the 1970s. It is a literal nightmare hellscape filled with monsters and mutants and some Lovecraftian god’s discards. Most of McDonaldland was inspired by H.R.

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