Arts & Minds

Saturday, October 2 at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT on Bravo!

Bravo!’s weekly arts magazine features cultural figures from home and abroad. This October, ARTS & MINDS showcases the Toronto International Film Festival� and the 2010 Business for the Arts Awards. TIFF coverage profiles director Julian Schnabel retrospective exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario, which coincided with the premiere of his film at the festival; an eclectic assortment of documentarians whose films screened this year; and the fascinating film-as-art installations by the renowned Canadian auteurs Guy Maddin and Atom Egoyan. The program also shines a spotlight on the 2010 winners of the The Business for the Arts Awards. (Premieres: Oct. 9 and 23)

Saturdays at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT
Sundays at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT

Bravo!’s weekly arts magazine features cultural figures from home and abroad. This September, ARTS & MINDS showcases the Toronto International Film Festival® with coverage of the top Canadian features, the documentaries, and specifically the 11 Bravo!FACT-funded short films screening at this year’s TIFF. Highlights include insights from Cameron Bailey, co-director of TIFF, and interviews with Canadian filmmakers and industry pundits.

Premieres: Sept. 12 and 26.

Saturdays at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT

Sundays at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT

Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Bravo!’s weekly arts magazine features cultural figures from home and abroad.

November 1 / 2 / 5 – A panel of authors and writers specially convened for Arts & Minds, discuss the five books vying for the Giller Prize, Canada’s premier literary prize for fiction.

November 8 / 9 / 12 – An exclusive sneak peak at the transformation of the Art Gallery of Ontario. The gallery has been redesigned by one of the worlds’ great architects, Canadian-born Frank Gehry. The Arts & Minds crew documents the work on site, weeks before the AGO’s scheduled reopening on November 14.

Saturdays at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT

Sundays at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT

Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Bravo!’s weekly arts magazine features cultural figures from home and abroad.

October 4 / 5 / 8 – This episode features Toronto Star’s National Security Reporter Michelle Shephard and her book Guantanamo’s Child: The Untold Story of Omar Khadr. Omar’s brother Abdurahman Khadr, who has openly admitted the Khadr family has links to Al Qaeda, provides an exclusive interview. The program also spotlights Canada’s next superstar painter Kim Dorland; former Governor General of Canada Adrienne Clarkson; and singer/songwriter Martha Wainwright.

Saturdays at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT
Sundays at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT

Bravo!’s weekly arts magazine features cultural figures from home and abroad. This Arts & Minds TIFF special showcases the top Canadian features, the documentaries, and the shorts profiled in this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. Highlights of this episode include Deepa Mehta’s Heaven on Earth, Atom Egoyan’s Adoration, and Paul Gross’ feature film directorial debut Passchendaele.

Saturdays at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT
Sundays at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT

Bravo!’s weekly arts magazine features cultural figures from home and abroad. This Arts & Minds TIFF special showcases the top Canadian features, the documentaries, and the shorts profiled in this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. Highlights of this episode include Deepa Mehta’s Heaven on Earth, Atom Egoyan’s Adoration, and Paul Gross’ feature film directorial debut Passchendaele.

Saturdays at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT
Sundays at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT

September 27 / 28 / October 1 – Bravo!’s weekly arts magazine features cultural figures from home and abroad. This Arts & Minds TIFF special showcases the top Canadian features, the documentaries, and the shorts profiled in this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. Highlights of this episode include Deepa Mehta’s Heaven on Earth, Atom Egoyan’s Adoration, and Paul Gross’ feature film directorial debut Passchendaele.

Saturdays at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT
Sundays at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT

Bravo!’s weekly arts magazine features cultural figures from home and abroad.

August 2 / 3 / 6 – In this special half-hour, Seamus O’Regan interviews author Salman Rushdie about his new book The Enchantress of Florence, his knighthood, and the fatwā.

August 9 / 10 / 13 – This episode features Chinese piano prodigy Lang Lang; classical pianist Gabriela Montero; Grammy® Award-winning violinist James Ehnes; and Canadian violinist Lara St. John.

August 16 / 17 / 20 – This episode showcases Canadian female authors who made an impact this year on the literary scene. The program features interviews with Naomi Klein, Linda McQuaig, Barbara Gowdy, Sandra Martin, Jan Wong, and Christie Blatchford.

August 23 / 24 / 27 – This episode features Seamus O’Regan’s in-depth interviews with Salman Rushdie, Richard Florida, and David Gilmour.

Saturdays at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT
Sundays at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT

Bravo!’s weekly arts magazine featuring interesting cultural figures from home and abroad.

July 12 / 13 / 16 – This episode features French architect Jean Nouvel receiving the prestigious Pritzker Prize; the painting and creative process of Canadian Carolyn Livingston; Toronto Star journalist Michelle Sheppard discussing her debut book Guantanamo’s Child: The Untold Story of Omar Khadr; and Canadian singer/songwriter Kyle Riabko’s Broadway debut in the new hit musical, Spring Awakening.

Saturdays at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT
Sundays at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT

Bravo!’s weekly arts magazine featuring interesting cultural figures from home and abroad.

May 31 / June 1 & 4 – This episode features Janice Price, the founder and CEO of Luminato; famed French photographer Pierre Maraval and his project Mille Femmes; curator Chrissy Glenn’s Joni Mitchell exhibit, Green Flag Song; The Fiddle and The Drum, choreographer Jean Grand-Maître’s ballet and collaboration with Joni Mitchell; and Veronica Tennant’s new documentary Direct from Havana – VIDA!; Soulpepper’s Luminato production Blink; JUNO award-winning musician Alex Cuba; Walrus magazine’s Luminato event The Dark City, a series of theatrical readings by Canadian novelists. The noir excerpts portray Canadian cities as sexier, grittier, and darker than ever imagined.

June 21 / 22 / 25 – This episode features the Griffin Poetry Prize; singer Hayden; choreographer James Kadulka and his work with costume designer Jim Searle at the San Francisco Ballet; and Seamus O’Regan’s interview with author Salman Rushdie.