The Catholic Culture Podcast: 114 – A Children’s Book About Accepting Your Nature

Sep 20, 2021 Writer Matthew Mehan returns to the show to discuss his new children’s book co-authored with painter John Folley, The Handsome Little Cygnet. This lovely tale about a family of swans in Central Park is a much simpler book than their previous outing, but introduces children to the idea of accepting one’s God-given nature. … Read more

City of Vancouver Seeks Engagement to Redevelop West End Community Hub — BC Alliance for Arts + Culture

The City invites the public to attend the virtual launch of W.E. Connect, an engagement process that will help guide future redevelopment of the West End Community Hub, the site that includes the West End Community Centre, King George Secondary School, Joe Fortes Library, and other important facilities. Reconciliation is at the heart of this … Read more

Canada Council Launches Digital Generator and Digital Greenhouse — BC Alliance for Arts + Culture

The Canada Council for the Arts has announced two new programs: Digital Generator, to help arts groups, collectives, and organizations to build digital capacity, and transform their business models and operations; and Digital Greenhouse, to help artists, arts groups and arts organizations develop projects that make use of digital technology to address sectoral and digital … Read more

Interview: Michaël Cohen – Our Culture

For some, lockdown brought on a level of uncertainty that stunted creativity. However for French writer/director (and actor) Michaël Cohen, the sense of urgency that came with the pandemic led to the creation of not one – but many projects. We fired a few questions his way on what it was like writing, directing, and … Read more

Funko Games Celebrates Pop Culture Through the Decades at Gen Con Indy

Known for creating games that appeal to fandoms from every era, Funko Games is honoring 20th-century pop culture through the decades during Gen Con Indy 2021. The celebration begins in the 1970s with the reveal of a brand-new cooperative game The Warriors: Come Out to Play, bikes into the 1980s with the debut of The Goonies: Under the Goondocks A … Read more

50 Recognizable Pop Culture Costumes for Halloween 2021

September hits, and with it – Halloween Fever. Thoughts and preparations for Halloween night begin creeping into everyday life, even if it’s still 86 degrees Fahrenheit outside. Daydreams about theme parties, house decorations, and pumpkin carving start overtaking and slowly make their way into our daily planners. Halloween is one of the most beloved holidays, … Read more

King Arthur in Film: Our Most Enduring Popular Entertainment Franchise? Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #104

https://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_104_8-9-21.mp3 With the recent theatrical release of The Green Knight, your Pretty Much Pop host Mark Linsenmayer, returning host Brian Hirt, plus Den of Geek’s David Crow and the very British Al Baker consider the range of cinematic Arthuriana, including Excalibur (1981), Camelot (1967), King Arthur (2004), King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017), First … Read more

All-Parties Town Hall Addresses Audiovisual Industry — BC Alliance for Arts + Culture

On September 8, the Directors Guild of Canada hosted a virtual town hall where candidates from the five major national parties addressed the future of the audiovisual industry — television, music, radio, streaming and more. In attendance at the event, moderated by Trina McQueen of York University and Patrick White of UQAM Media School, were … Read more