Great material on arts and culture from around the Web;
Arts Journal: Ideas about how culture can affect us. America-centric.
Arts and Letters Daily: Excellent accumulator of essays, reviews, news and criticisms.
New Yorker: Still one of the best (free) sources of cultural information. America-centric.
Aeon: On being human.
The Guardian Arts: The world’s best arts coverage in an English-language newspaper that isn’t just about Hollywood and New York. England-centric.
Edge: Brain-stressing but interesting take on human culture.
Big Beat: By Peter Simpson, Ottawa Citizen. Unrefreshingly mainstream about the arts but the best available in Ottawa.
Rabble.ca Arts: A progressive view of Canadian arts.
Longform: Excellent source of long-form non-fiction. America-centric.
Longreads: Another great source of long-form, non-fiction. America-centric.