The starving artist. It’s a cliché based in fact. It’s a three-word cautionary tale which deters some people from pursuing their dream of being a painter, a poet, a filmmaker, a musician or an author.
Artists spoke about the pleasures of having their work appreciated for its originality — something that’s gradually disappearing, they said.
With spring’s arrival, family-oriented events will be in bloom across Waterloo Region this weekend. Here’s a colourful sampling.
In a podcast, Spoke reporter Phil Courtemanche provides his take on Wrestlemania 35 and discusses the impact the show’s length had on the main event.
The highly acclaimed and much-anticipated HBO drama will certainly go down as one of the great series in television history.
Thousands poured into town for music, arts, crafts, pancake flipping contests, sugar bush tours and — oh yes — Canada’s signature syrup.
Everyone is welcome to the organization’s second annual fish fry — especially volunteers to help cook and serve.
By the end of this extended grudge match, moviegoers may have some grudges of their own, writes Spoke reviewer Ahmad Khan.
Spoke reporter Clara Montgomery reviews a new album by Richard Garvey, a “guitar-strumming, banjo-plucking” artist about to begin a tour.
In a 15-minute pod, Spoke Online’s Phil Courtemanche breaks down the second-last episode of Smackdown Live before Wrestlemania.
Noah Derksen will perform at TWB this Sunday, March 31. It’s one of many shows the brewery offers local music fans, free of charge.
Alita: Battle Angel deals successfully with classic sci-fi themes such as class and what it means to be human, says reviewer Sarah Gilder.
In exchange for a little calculation, Conestoga students were able to equate March 14 with the taste of mouth-watering goodness.
The yearly event featured coins, memorabilia and other collectibles, treasured by those with a fascination with relics from the past.