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About Here Explore the demise of the nightclub and how nightlife could be revived post pandemic

It's pretty hard to physically distance yourself at a club, so it should come as no shock that the COVID-19 pandemic left the nightlife industry struggling, with many nightclubs at risk of closing down permanently. But statistics show nightlife venues were already on the decline before anyone had heard of the coronavirus. In this video, CBC columnist Uytae Lee explores ...
  • 2020
  • 00:09:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/14/2021

Library and Archives Canada Gratien Gélinas: One of Our Own

Gratien Gélinas is considered one of the founders of modern Canadian theatre and film. He was a playwright, director, actor, filmmaker and administrator of cultural organizations. His personifications of the common man paved the way for many of Quebec’s leading scriptwriters, and he gave a voice, at home and abroad, to French Canada’s culture and society. This episode features Anne-Marie ...
  • 2018
  • 00:50:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/20/2021

Library and Archives Canada Glenn Gould: Remixing the Classics

More than 30 years after his death, Glenn Gould's extensive catalogue of recordings, and the bold artistic vision behind them continue to resonate with music fans the world over. His irreverent interpretations of piano repertoire and perplexing idiosyncrasies have become the stuff of legend. This episode features Kevin Bazzana, author of the award-winning biography Wondrous Strange: The Life and Art of ...
  • 2017
  • 00:53:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/19/2021

Library and Archives Canada La Bolduc: Queen of Canadian Folksingers

In this episode Library and Archives Canada’s Music Historian and Archivist Rachel Chiasson-Taylor discusses Mary Travers Bolduc, a traditional housewife who became known as the “Queen of Canadian Folksingers.” Find out how and why her career, which began out of simple economic necessity and, building on the music of her own roots, became the stuff of legend.
  • 2016
  • 00:34:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/19/2021

Library and Archives Canada Yousuf Karsh: Pursuing Greatness

In this episode we explore the story of Yousuf Karsh who came to Canada as a teenager and pursued his dream to become an internationally renowned photographer. We are joined by Karsh expert Dr. Robert Evans and photo archivist Jill Delaney from Library and Archives Canada. They speak to us about who Yousuf Karsh was, what makes his photographs so ...
  • 2015
  • 00:50:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/19/2021

Library and Archives Canada Celia Franca: Shall we dance?

Discover the story of Celia Franca, a woman who introduced Canada to world-class dance performances, pioneered the internationally famous National Ballet of Canada and devoted her entire life to dance. This episode features Library and Archives Canada archivists Michel Guénette, Théo Martin and assistant archivist Judith Enright-Smith who will speak to us about who Celia Franca was, and the dance-related ...
  • 2015
  • 00:30:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/19/2021

CBC News Looking Back: Cowboy Imposter

A Quebec teenager flees to southwestern Saskatchewan in 1907 to live the cowboy life and change his identity to become Will James, the famous artist-writer cowboy.
  • 2000
  • 00:04:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/04/2021

Absolutely Canadian Behind the Bhangra Boys

This is a joyous and poignant glimpse into the lives of the viral sensations, The Maritime Bhangra Group — five Sikh dancers and activists who are trying to make the world a better place, one dance at a time.
  • 2019
  • 00:44:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/24/2020

Stratford Festival Timon of Athens

Timon’s compulsive generosity makes him the most popular man in Athens – until his funds run out. Now, embittered by ingratitude, what will he do when his city comes under attack?
  • 2018
  • 01:57:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/30/2020

Stratford Festival Romeo and Juliet

Two families of Verona, the Montagues and the Capulets, are embroiled in a long-standing and deadly feud. One night, Romeo, a Montague, gate-crashes a party being given by the Capulets.
  • 2018
  • 01:57:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/13/2020

Stratford Festival The Tempest

In Shakespeare’s great drama of loss and reconciliation, a long-deposed ruler uses magical arts to bring within her power the enemies who robbed her of her throne and marooned her on a remote island. But what revenge does she mean to take? Staring Martha Henry as Prospero and Michael Blake as Caliban.
  • 2019
  • 01:57:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/13/2020

Stratford Festival Coriolanus

The Stratford Festival's "riveting" and "exhilarating" (The New York Times) production of Shakespeare's Coriolanus, directed by genre-defying theatre artist Robert Lepage, explores the age-old tensions that still tear at the heart of democracy. Starring André Sills as Coriolanus.
  • 2019
  • 01:57:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/13/2020

The Silk Road The Silk Road, Episode 1

In the first episode of his series tracing the story of the most famous trade route in history, Dr Sam Willis starts in Venice and explores how its Renaissance architecture and art has been shaped by the East and by thousands of exchanges along the Silk Road. Episode 1 of 3.
  • 2016
  • 00:52:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/08/2020

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Daisy & The Gumboot Kids Rainbow Wands

Daisy is inspired to make a magical craft after seeing a rainbow on her walk: a DIY rainbow wand! Daisy and the Gumboot Kids explore nature, gather the perfect wand and decorate it with the colours of the rainbow.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:22
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/21/2020

Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Rainbow

Jessie sings about the magic that’s created when rain meets sunshine: a colourful, beautiful rainbow! Daisy, Scout and the Gumboot kids have fun dancing, singing and splashing in the rain.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:39
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/21/2020

Canadian Race Relations Foundation Inuk Butterfly

Olivia Lya Thomassie is an Inuk woman following her path through art. Beading, photography and tattooing are her defense against prejudice and difficulty. This documentary explores her complex search for identity in the face of culture shock. Her resilience and her thirst for adventure mirror the flight of a butterfly in nature or in the immense urban landscape. In French ...
  • 2020
  • 00:22:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/14/2020

Canadian Race Relations Foundation Beyond Unceded Territories

Beyond Unceded Territories dives deeply into the perspective of artist and activist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun. Yuxweluptun is one of Canada's most outspoken and influential contemporary artists. He is of Cowichan and Okanagan First Nations decent. His work is highly political and confronts issues of colonization, climate change and oppression head-on. He recently collaborated on a virtual reality film, Unceded Territories, ...
  • 2020
  • 00:22:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/12/2020

Studio K Studio K From Home: Let's Do Something – Spoons

Tony teaches us all about his favourite musical instrument.
  • 2020
  • 00:02:58
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 04/06/2020

Studio K Studio K from Home: Unicorn Shuffle

Gary has a great new dance and he wants to show you how to do it!
  • 2020
  • 00:01:22
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 04/03/2020

Daisy & The Gumboot Kids Nature Weaving Must-See

Daisy is excited to make a DIY nature weaving after watching a spider weave a web. Daisy and the Gumboot Kids have fun weaving things they find in nature into their very own nature looms, just like the spider!
  • 2017
  • 00:03:22
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/25/2020

Daisy & The Gumboot Kids Willow Crowns

Daisy wants to wear something fun to her tea party with Scout and so she and the Gumboot Kids make a nature craft you can wear: a DIY willow branch crown! They have fun twisting willow branches into circles and then decorating them with wonderful flowers and leaves.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:22
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/25/2020

Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Chirp Chirp Happy

Jessie sings about baby birds as Scout and the Gumboot Kids find a robin’s nest up in a tree. Daisy shows off some bird-inspired dance moves.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/25/2020

Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Do the Bop Bop

Jessie teaches the Gumboot Kids how to do the Bop Bop Bunny Dance. Scout and Daisy get hopping too.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:36
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/25/2020

Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Frogs

Jessie sings about frogs while the Gumboot Kids show off some frog-like leaping. Scout meets a frog friend at the pond. Daisy dances to the music.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:57
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/25/2020

Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Birds of a Feather Must-See

Jessie, the Gumboot Kids, Scout and Daisy visit a farm and meet some fine feathered friends: Chickens!
  • 2017
  • 00:02:36
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/25/2020