Category: Arts and Entertainment

Naskapi hip-hop group Violent Ground hits the big stage in Montreal

Naskapi hip-hop group Violent Ground hits the big stage in Montreal

  It doesn’t take long to see that brothers Allan “Lyrik” and Christian “Naskapi” Nabinacaboo are serious about hip-hop – they live and breathe it. Their passion for rapping shines through their actions, words and personas, both on stage and […]

MONTREAL, QUE.: August 6, 2017-- Flatbush Zombies perform during Osheaga at Parc Jean Drapeau on Sunday August 6, 2017.  (Tim Snow / EVENKO MANDATORY CREDIT)

Storming Osheaga

Despite inclement weather, some high-profile cancelations (Solange, De La Soul and Lil’ Uzi Vert) and a change of venue, Osheaga still impressed in its 12th year on the festival circuit. Montreal’s foremost music festival held on Île Sainte-Hélène attracted a […]

Mariame wins best pop album at Indigenous Music Awards

Mariame wins best pop album at Indigenous Music Awards

The Indigenous music industry in Canada has upped the ante and decided to add a more professional sheen to its annual awards show. Previously known as the Aboriginal Peoples’ Choice Music Awards, the event has re-emerged after a year’s hiatus […]

Rumble rocks Toronto

Rumble rocks Toronto

The Canadian premiere of Rezolution Pictures’ award-winning film, Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World, was held April 30 at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto. The film, directed by Catherine Bainbridge and Alfonso Maiorana, chronicles the […]

Mariame heading to the Indigenous Music Awards

Mariame heading to the Indigenous Music Awards

These days Mariame Hasni is on a high. In early April, nominations for the 2017 Indigenous Music Awards were announced, and the Cree singer found her name in two of the categories – Best Pop Album and Best New Artist. […]

Mohawk Girls at the Canadian Screen Awards

Mohawk Girls at the Canadian Screen Awards

Rezolution Pictures’ television series Mohawk Girls was nominated for three awards at 2017 Canadian Screen Awards, one shy of their record four nominations, set in 2016. The nominations didn’t turn into Canadian Screen Award statues at the March 12 nationally […]

Coyote’s Crazy Smart Science Show on APTN

Coyote’s Crazy Smart Science Show on APTN

Coyote’s Crazy Smart Science Show, a 13-part educational series, premiered on APTN February 11. But its inception came years ago in the Alberta Blackfoot community of Siksika. “Dr. Leroy Littlebear and his partner Amethyst First Rider were working with quantum […]

Rumble gets into the award rhythm at Sundance

Rumble gets into the award rhythm at Sundance

When it comes to passing on the past, Indigenous cultures do it through storytelling. So it shouldn’t come as a big surprise that the latest documentary by Montreal-based Rezolution Pictures would pick up a prize for doing just that. After […]

Sweets for Santa and everyone else

Sweets for Santa and everyone else

When it comes to baking, Christmas is prime time for those who like to make cookies, bars, brownies and other special sweets. Whether you are looking for a new take on an old classic or something truly special at your […]

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Tanya Tagaq wows crowd at Red Bull Music Academy

A shoeless Tanya Tagaq appeared from backstage and the crowd paused in anticipation as she approached the microphone. She greeted audience members in a high-pitched, soft voice, then turned and asked the band, “Are you ready?” The second the rhythm […]