Tag: Tastemaker

Meet Pockets Warhol: Artist, Philanthropist & Monkey

Meet Pockets Warhol, the artist, philanthropist, and monkey who is double-handedly raising money and awareness  for Story Book Farm Sanctuary here in Ontario — home to other rescue primates, including Darwin, the IKEA monkey — with his abstract expressionist paintings….

Tastemaker: Alexandra Beaton

Everyone’s had experience with bullies. In fact, it doesn’t end when the final high school bell rings, despite what late ’80s teen movies often led us to believe. Many of us adults still deal with workplace and social circle versions…

Tastemaker: Matthew Smith From America’s Next Top Model

Anyone who watches America’s Next Top Model can agree that the blockbuster reality-TV phenomenon became even more entertaining and — dare we say, “must-see” — when Tyra Banks introduced male models into the mix just two seasons ago. One of…

Tastemaker: Rudy Bois

The “Information Age” gets a lot of flack for saturating our brains with fleeting trends and our newsfeeds with needless tweets and incessant selfies. Nevertheless, 21st century success stories, like the one that belongs to Quebec City-based designer Rudy Bois,…

Tastemaker: Jordan Bennett

World MasterCard Fashion Week isn’t the only awesome cultural event going on right now. imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, the world’s largest Indigenous festival showcasing innovation in film, video, radio, and new media, kicks off today. From October 22…

Tastemaker: Samara Granofsky

When Samara Granofsky’s mother was going through chemotherapy, she wanted to wear non-toxic makeup that made her still feel beautiful. Unfortunately, there was nothing on the market. Although her mother sadly passed away, Granofsky was inspired to create Trust Fund Beauty…