Keena Al-Wahaidi

Keena Al-Wahaidi
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Mansfield Park (Jane Austen)

Before taking the course “Austen and Her Contemporaries” at UTM, Mansfield Park by Jane Austen was not a book I had ever heard awe-inspiring...

What do you mean you’re offended?

Why are we so sensitive? In 2016, political correctness has become a reigning force in Western society. We’ve become hypersensitive towards anything that has...

The Stars Rise Here (Maurice Zolotow)

Long, unfamiliar articles are natural in most reading-intensive university classes. But when the topic of interest involves the renowned Actors Studio, the reading suddenly...

Lady Gaga changes tune

About eight years ago, there were only a handful of words we could have used to describe Lady Gaga’s demeanour. An avant-garde, fashion-crazed hyper-diva,...

Documenting decades of art

Last Tuesday, the art and art history program at UTM and Sheridan premiered Collective City at Sheridan College’s Trafalgar campus. Collective City is a...

Let’s talk art: Ed Pien shares insight

Shadowed Land, one of two featured exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Mississauga, has been a hit since its opening on September 22. Ed...

Pretty Woman (1990)

From the outset, Garry Marshall’s Pretty Woman seems like a superficial film with stereotypical “chick-flick” characters. If you find yourself on the back of...

An evening with Ed Pien and Mary Ma

Last Thursday night, an opening reception at the Art Gallery of Mississauga premiered their newest fall exhibitions with Ed Pien’s Shadowed Land and Mary...

Not just for galleries

On Sunday September 18, I decided to brave the crowds and venture over to Visual Arts Mississauga for Art in the Park. Hosted in...

AGO heads up north

What do painters, actors, and art curators have in common?Remarkably, not much. This is why American actor Steve Martin astonished Toronto art-lovers by agreeing...

Drunk on (unexpected) success

There had been much anticipation behind the posters that boasted the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day pub night at the Blind Duck. Wednesday night’s event...

Writing & Photo Contest 2016 Winner — Poetry

All of You Your body is a map The curves that swerve along your sides Are long, unknown roads that stretch for miles The gaps between your fingers...
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