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Nikki Giovanni | Feb 28 2015 | Margaret Prescod, WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service | Renowned poet on black history, present, and future
Photo credit: Lisa Sandlos
ReGirling the Girl: A phenomenal feminist dance | Feb 27 2015 | June Chua | In a production using research with young dancers, choreographer Lisa Sandlos explores the over-sexualization of women, particularly young dancers in the world of competitive dance.
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Feel Good Friday: I'm so excited! edition | Feb 27 2015 | Kaitlin McNabb | Big wins for activists! And big laughs for everyone in this week's Feel Good Friday.
Spock: the beautiful geek who gave zero f*cks | Feb 27 2015 | Anne Theriault | Spock, aka Leonard Nimoy, just died 216 years before he is due to be born on the planet Vulcan. Live long and prosper, bro.
Women in mariachi music | Feb 26 2015 | Redeye Collective | Traditional mariachi musicians wear black suits with silver buttons down the pant legs and they're all men. But women have been involved in mariachi music for decades.
American rapper/R&B singer Chris Brown denied entry into Canada because of assault conviction on Rihanna | Feb 26 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | On Ticket Master’s website, there is only a short statement citing “immigration issues” for the reason for the short notice cancellation.
Textile artists reclaim narrative through 'Strange Material' | Feb 26 2015 | Steffanie Pinch | How do we take back and transform the narrative from the mainstream? Well, knitting, patching, felting and sewing are a good start.
Q+A with poet Kevan Anthony Cameron A.K.A Scruffmouth | Feb 24 2015 | Lauren Scott | As many of you know, February is Black History Month and I spoke to co-editor of The Great Black North: Contemporary African Canadian Poetry, Kevan Anthony Cameron, about his life, work and poetry.
Indie Inside: Sister Says | Feb 24 2015 | rabble staff | This month we are treated to Vancouver's pop-sibling duo, Sister Says, who recently released the album "Heart Placement."
Yes, Patricia Arquette was talking about equal pay for ALL women | Feb 24 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Why willfully misinterpret Patricia Arquette's message about the wage gap?
Arctic superhero will melt your heart | Feb 23 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | The new game in town, called Never Alone, features an Alaskan Native girl named Nuna and her Arctic fox whose challenge it is to rescue her homeland from an endless blizzard.
One year of Left in Love dates leaves us wanting more | Feb 20 2015 | Left in Love | Left in Love launched one year ago, on February 14, 2014. Meghan Murphy contacted some past daters to see what they felt about their dates and to find out how our matchmaking skills panned out.

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