By Nabeela Damji
In celebration of National Indigenous History Month, the AGO presents the works of two powerful indigenous artists Kenojuak Ashevak and her nephew Timootee (Tim) Pitsiulak. This is the first time Inuit art has been exhibited at the AGO and is a great way for people to experience Inuit art and culture. Ashevak is a Companion of the Order of Canada and won the Governor General’s award in Visual and Media Arts in 2008.
By Josha Shivprashad
The big day has finally arrived! Carnival Saturday in Toronto! (Sat Aug 4th 2018) After all that preparation it’s time to enjoy yourself and let loose to some good Caribbean vibes. Prepare yourself for a fun filled day with a lot of dancing, jumping up, chipping and wining down the road.
By Aaron Zaretsky
What does being Canadian mean? Well, it means the diversity of cultures within the country. According to Canada's 2016 census, 22.3 % of the population are visible minority groups. Toronto is arguably the most diverse city in Canada. Based on the Toronto 2016 census visible minority groups represent 51.5 % of Toronto's population. Also, there are 140 neighbourhoods in Toronto with 23 different languages being a top non-official home language in these neighbourhoods. Below are 10 languages that may surprise you.
By Apollo P
Toronto and the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) is a diverse region where we are bombarded with different cultures. Toronto is known for its multiculturalism and how well all these cultures all interact with each other. People don’t need to buy a $3,000 plane ticket to visit different countries to gain a world scope on different cultures when all of those cultures are in your backyard.
There are many places that you can go to embrace cultures without putting a dent in your wallet. Here are VIBE’s top ten budget friendly places where you can experience different worlds under $30 within the GTA.
By Josha Shivprashad
While playing Mas at Toronto Carnival is tremendous fun, it does come with a bit of preparation. Don’t stress though, we’ve provided you a guideline of how to go about the important tasks without wanting to pull your hair out of your head.
If you missed it, here's Part 1.