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Spike Lee takes on the KKK, McQueen reveals a fashion rebel and Summer 1993 offers a rare look at childhood

Also: a woman’s self-discovery in Puzzle, canine antics in Dog Days, creepy chills in The Crescent , and two other films explained but not reviewed

Join Emily Carr for Design Every Day from June 11 – June 24

Presented by Emily Carr Continuing Studies, Design Every Day is a call for typographers, designers, architects, urbanists and artists to reimage everyday encounters with letterforms, imagery,...

Eco-fashion gets a makeover

I've bought my fair share of organic cotton items. Maybe even a couple of bamboo ones too. But I’ve never considered myself an eco-friendly clothing shopper. Truth be told, I’ve never gone out...

Escape with a little Sex and the City

They weren't there for anything close to a reality check. Quite the opposite. They were escaping for the sake of escapism. Pure, unapologetic escapism.