Polaris Prize

Tragically Hip lead singer Gord Downie performs with band members at the Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria, B.C.

The Polaris Music Prize 2017 longlist, by the numbers

Michael Barclay breaks down the diverse longlist of the 2017 Polaris Prize
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The Thrill: Dave Chappelle, Polaris Prize, and Minions

On this episode of our pop-culture podcast, we talk to Just for Laughs Montreal organizers about Dave Chappelle, break down the Polaris shortlist, and more
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Who might win the 2015 Polaris Prize?

Award juror Michael Barclay joins our pop-culture podcast The Thrill to analyze the Polaris Prize shortlist
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Who’s in? Who’s out? The 2015 Polaris Prize long list by the numbers

Polaris Prize juror Michael Barclay tells you everything you need to know
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Why Tanya Tagaq is the most wonderfully weird Polaris winner of all

Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq beat out Drake to win best Canadian album regardless of genre or sales
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Moneyballing the Polaris Prize 2014 shortlist

Polaris juror Michael Barclay looks at a shortlist that includes Owen Pallett, Arcade Fire, Drake, and other wildly dissimilar artists
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Breaking down the Polaris Prize 2014 long list

Critics selected the 40 best Canadian albums of the last 12 months. How do they measure up?
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An opera nerd finds the dance floor

After a crackling European tour, Katie Stelmanis and her band—Austra—liven things up