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Category: Performing Arts

Sunflower Seeds & Censorship – Chinese Artist & Activist Ai WeiWei

Sunflower Seeds & Censorship – Chinese Artist & Activist Ai WeiWei


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Chinese multi media artist and social activist Ai Weiwei created one of the most important and beautiful pieces of cultural art to date. His moving exhibition “Sunflower Seeds” [photo above-Tate […]

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Margaret Atwood makes reading comics cool & Dan Lanois looks to the future

Margaret Atwood makes reading comics cool & Dan Lanois looks to the future

  Daniel Lanois and Margaret Atwood at Gateway to Bohemia 2011 event [Photos: Jeremy Buehler] On Thursday, October 6, 2011 at the Wu loft residence in downtown Toronto, Different Is Cool held its […]

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Acting & Activism: Sean Penn is a Rebel With A Cause

Acting & Activism: Sean Penn is a Rebel With A Cause

[Sean Penn at the 2008 San Francisco premiere for the film Milk] A Star Is Born On August 17, 1960, Sean Justin Penn was born to actor and director Leo Penn and actress Eileen […]

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Fill In The Blank: What Makes You Different, Makes You ________. [Daredevil Edition]

Fill In The Blank: What Makes You Different, Makes You ________. [Daredevil Edition]

[Photo AP: Swiss highwire acrobat Freddy Nock walks along a 2-inch wide cable car wire more than 10,000 feet above the ground – without a balancing pole, harness or safety […]

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Sonic soul treat for a Monday

Sonic soul treat for a Monday

            In case you missed Daniel Lanois’ Greenbelt Harvest Picnic in Dundas, Ontario, Canada on Saturday, August 27, 2011, see below for a couple of the performances […]

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I Don’t Think You’re Ready For This Jelly

I Don’t Think You’re Ready For This Jelly

“Jelly Mongers” Bompas & Parr with their gingerbread gherkin & assorted jellies.   Like countless people, jelly has always been my favourite dessert – as a child, whenever my parents […]

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Song Of The Day: “Mean” by Taylor Swift

Song Of The Day: “Mean” by Taylor Swift

In honour of her win last night at the American Country Music Awards for Entertainer of The Year [2nd time in a row!!], our Song of The Day is her empowerment anthem […]

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Born This Day – Lady Gaga celebrates 26th birthday & her new anti-bullying movement “Born This Way Foundation”

Born This Day – Lady Gaga celebrates 26th birthday & her new anti-bullying movement “Born This Way Foundation”

It’s Lady Gaga’s 26th birthday [March 28, 2012] and while we could wax on about her meteoric rise to the top of the world of pop music and performance art, […]

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Of All The Gifts, The Greatest is LOVE…

Of All The Gifts, The Greatest is LOVE…

…give it, receive it. Happy Valentine’s Day from Different Is Cool. WE LOVE YOU. Here’s one of the sweetest marriage proposals we’ve ever seen…. :-)))

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This is Gonna Hurt

This is Gonna Hurt

Rock n roll’s ultimate bad boy prince, Nikki Sixx [founder, songwriter & bassist for hard rock group Mötley Crüe] has a new multi-media project titled “This Is Gonna Hurt“. The first release […]

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