Arts & culture

Arts & culture

Meet Sikh Knowledge: The Toronto-based producer and DJ weaving genres through music

More about the Toronto-based artist who's hitting the 5X Pride stage this year.
Arts & culture

The inspiration behind the ‘Enter the Portal’ theme for this year’s 5X Festival

Walk with us into a world of South Asian art and creativity with 5X Fest 2023: Enter the Portal. 
Arts & culture

The tenderness and complexities of Kashif Pasta’s short film ‘Desi Standard Time Travel’

An appreciation and analysis of one of our favourite diasporic South Asian short films as of late.
Arts & culture

‘Professor of Tomfoolery’ is Kenny Sebastian’s most personal show yet

The iconic Indian comedian talks about authenticity, rejection, and growing with his audience.
Arts & culture

Surrey-based lyricist Chani Nattan gives us a sneak peak into his collab with Inderpal Moga and TVGUCCI

The artist spoke to 5X Press about the inspiration for the boundary breaking new track.
Arts & culture

Pakistani-Canadian artist Sara Khan’s latest exhibit is a meditation on home, migration and lineage

The exhibit titled 'Mitti Ke Teelay' (Mounds of Soil) features a lush body of watercolour works
Arts & culture

Why Netflix's controversial film 'Farha' depicting the 1948 Nakba deserves to be watched

It is paramount to keep stories like 'Farha' alive for generations to come.
Arts & culture

SZA's ‘SOS’ sounds like the pages from my journal

"You don’t just wake up one day, arrive at self-love and make a home out of it forever."
Arts & culture

Selena Gomez’s ‘My Mind and Me’ is a candid look at navigating mental illness in the spotlight

The documentary dives into the trials and tribulations Gomez navigated since her rise to stardom.
Arts & culture

Falling in love behind the screens with Kiran and Ankush from Popshift’s ‘Desi Me Dating’

An exclusive update from the sweethearts from this season of Popshift's online dating show
Arts & culture

Was AP Dhillon's Vancouver show really 'Out of This World'?

Fans of AP Dhillon paid big to see him live but many left feeling unsure if it was worth it
Arts & culture

Jab We Met: Celebrating the modern Bollywood classic 15 years later

The film still remains a beloved Bollywood movie with a great rewatch potential

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