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Kent Monkman is Fabulous

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g.jessy
December 29th, 2009

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I first heard of mixed-media artist Kent Monkman when visiting the Art Gallery of Ontario this summer, and was totally blown away. Kent Monkman, a Toronto-based artist of Cree ancestry, uses paint, performance, and video/film to challenge text book notions of Canadian history. His most well-known character and alter-ego, Miss Chief Eagle Testikle, has been spotted all over Canada, studying the European Male and taking very close notes.

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Baby from the Burning Hell

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Saskeah
March 24th, 2009

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On St. Patrick’s Day, The Burning Hell released their newest album, “Baby.” The Burning Hell are an unorthodox, avant-garde band with a humorous twist hailing from small-town Ontario. Depending on the night, the band features between one and thirteen people playing everything from lap steel to banjolele, from cello to synths. Their live shows vary greatly in style from night to night, venue to venue. As for the new album, Mathias Kom, the group’s frontman, says that if you liked the old one, you’ll probably hate the new one – it seems that Baby is a whole other world. And the name? “We’re all getting to that age where we’re thinking about breeding a lot,” Kom said, “and I guess that crept into the songwriting.”

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