August 9, 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. Held prisoner by the Japanese, a small group of religious missionaries, including many Canadians, survive the bombing. By forcing Japan to surrender, the bomb freed these women, yet jailed them in a prison of the mind through their traumatic memories of this nuclear holocaust.
With more than 200 million owners, the domestic Cat is now the most popular pet on the planet. And with the advent of the Internet, everything seems to indicate that it has entered its era of glory.
Dancers that push the boundaries of biomechanics. Architects who defy the laws of gravity. A musician who, nonchalantly, juggles with mathematics... There is a lot of science in arts. And a lot of arts in science. It is this junction between two worlds that The Science Behind Arts wants to explore... from a scientific point of view!
In the weeks that followed the sinking of the Titanic in April 1912, the CGS Montmagny, a Canadian resupply ship, is chartered to recover the victims’ corpses. The expedition allows a number of corpses to be pulled from the ocean, including one still grasping a life preserver almost a month after the disappearance of the liner.
People across the world, regardless of their country of origin, go through the same key life stages: birth, coming-of-age, union, and death. Though universal, those key milestones are celebrated in very different ways from one culture to the next. The Human Life Cycle four-part miniseries invites us to discover dozens of initiation rites from around the world.
In Season 1, we meet our small town Pictonville protagonists Miranda and Jolene attempting a girls’ weekend with Jolene’s toddler Violet. The fun weekend quickly goes awry when they get accidentally entangled in the town’s meth ring. The women find themselves on the run with a toddler in tow.
Home Turf is an unlikely sisterhood that forms in the beige-toned half-basement of a foster home for “problem” teenage girls in the year 2000. Soon after arriving from Africa, Sahara, a mixed-race 15-year-old, is driven by CPS to a foster home in the suburbs.
The past two decades have been marked by sweeping digital revolutions of all kinds which have created a new type of entrepreneur: the human entrepreneur. Placing passion before profit, this type of career is built on the principles of finding synergies between work, personal values and lifestyle.
On the west coast of Ireland lies Ireland’s best kept secret... The town of Sligo is one of the loveliest places on earth, and has more live music than anywhere else in the country. That’s saying something. Perhaps it’s something even more intrinsic in the culture that gives rise to this remarkable gift.
Hervé Tullet, an artist of playful and uninhibited creations, invites young and old to unleash their creativity. He offers a series of creation, recreation and inspiration workshops so that everyone can achieve their own Ideal Exhibition.