Heilung isn’t a metal band, at least not in the conventional sense. Nor is it quite a world music project. Yet the sounds they develop, and the people present at their performances, are a definite intersection of both. Ceremony, ritual, and spirituality are major components of the Heilung live experience.
Hailing from Mexico, artist Hector Pineda works easily in both traditional and digital art formats, as well as collage. Delving into his work is like tearing through the intangible membrane that separates one universe from another, and seeing creation grand scale as it is happening. While some call his work
Toronto-based artist Adeyemi Adegbesan creates some of the most gorgeous and intricate portraits I’ve seen. Looking at these I feel like I understand time as a continuum, because it’s like seeing 1,000 years into the past, 1,000 years into the future and into the present all at the same time.
Race, how it affects the way you relate to the world and how the world relates to you, is something we think about a lot. Sean and I are best friends with very different life experiences; he’s a black American man and I’m a white Canadian woman. Our kids are
via Flashbak The romanticizing of the Mafia in American culture, and “American cinema in particular,” writes A.O. Scott in a review of 2006 Italian documentary Excellent Cadavers, is not likely to abate any time soon. “The colorful idioms of wiseguys have helped many a big-city newspaper columnist through a slow day, and
I’ve been a music nerd since birth. My love for all things dealing with sounds and visuals have been a part of who I am from day one. I know that I’m not alone because people like Sam Knee are on this planet. He curates one of my favorite instagrams