We've added a new thing to the Polaris Universe called â€œPolaris Profiles.â€
Basically, Polaris Profiles are like Polaris Salons all hopped up on Mountain Dew. They're going to specifically apply to events we host that will feature an artist performance component on top of a Salon-like interview with a Polaris juror.
The first one we're doing is <a href = 'http://polarismusicprize.ca/article/430/introducing-polaris-profiles-featuring-kathryn-calder-on-july-16-2012-in-vancouver/'>happening</a> July 16 in Vancouver with <strong>Kathryn Calder</strong>. Which also happens to be one day before the big Polaris Music Prize Short List announcement in Toronto.
We have absolutely know idea who amongst this year's 40 <a href = ' http://polarismusicprize.ca/article/416/the-2012-polaris-music-prize-long-list-is-here/'>Long List</a> artists will move on, but in the same way a mom's supposed to love all her children equally, we'll be sad for those who don't move on.
Meanwhile, our favourite people, the Polaris People, continued to do interesting things this week. Here's what some of them were up to: