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Almost 80 years ago this month, Emily Carr had her first solo exhibition at the AGO: “Emily Carr: Exhibition of Paintings, Including Loans from the Band Collection” (1937). (Emily Carr, Brittany Landscape, 1911, oil on board, 45.7 x 62.2 cm, private collection.)

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Donald #Trump and #EmmanuelMacron's meeting in Paris had a frosty air after the French president said...

Donald #Trump and #EmmanuelMacron 's meeting in Paris had a frosty air after the French president said the #EU needed its own army. The US president tweeted on Friday (Nov 9) to say the suggestion was 'very insulting' and the continent should 'pay its fair share to #NATO '. He had arrived in the French capital earlier that day for a weekend of events commemorating 100 years since the end of the...

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Today in 1917, the Original Dixieland Jass Band recorded the first-ever “jass” - now known as “jazz” - record for the Victor Company in New York. Across the Atlantic, the people of France were also becoming familiar with this new type of music, owing to America’s involvement in World War I and Lieutenant James Reese Europe. Lt. Europe was the most sought-after society dance bandlead...

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