Namaste B*tches

What’sup with SUP yoga Yoga is soothing, meditative and restorative. We also believe that yoga is a lot of fun and that we should treat our practice that way by mixing it up from time to time. Today more than ever there are so many different types of yoga to choose from. Recently we embarked…

#Powerwives

#Powerwives is a bi-monthly column where we feature women who inspire us. Martial status is completely irrelevant. The title is inspired by our founders November 2013 Toronto Life cover story. This week’s #powerwife is Erica Ehm.  Erica Ehm rocked the 80’s and 90’s as one of the most well known MuchMusic personalities. She wrote the book “She Should…

#manimonday

Happy summer time Mani Monday, one and all.  Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the nail art options out there? Ever want to mash multiple looks into one? That’s exactly how we were feeling when we did this manicure. The black and white stripes are too much for some people on every nail, as is glitter.…

Pinteresting

It’s A Wrap The creativity and intelligence behind package design, is awe-inspiring. It could be the way a handle is incorporated into the story of a brands bag or the clever use of the shape of the food item, these five examples are just a mere blip into the amazing world of package design. Take a…

Fatties

We all know about the various stages of eating salad. You’re so high and mighty, then you’re full (of water), then you’re hating yourself and craving a burger. The only way to avoid this is to ensure your salad is full of goodies. You need those tasty proteins, fibres and healthy fats to make the salad…

Namaste B*tches

Yoga is great for your mind, body and soul. Your wallet on the other hand, not so much. Lucky for you, we’ve got a few suggestions you can Om fo free. 1. Namaste with us every Tuesday at 6:15 pm Every Tuesday our fearless leader Daniela Syrovy teaches a 60 minute Vinyasa Flow. It’s completely…

what’s the buzz?

  Summer is the time for blockbuster movies, but also for blockbuster concerts. They come in all shapes and sizes, covering all genre’s and all types of screens and stages. Here is what we hope to have our eyes on in the near future. 1. Take in a show at The Royal Theatre Originally built in…

SummerWorks Music 2014 Series lineup

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  SummerWorks Performance Festival announces the 2014 Music Series lineupBrendan Canning and Weaves among Music Series concerts  July 15, 2014 TORONTO – SummerWorks Performance Festival returns for its 24th year August 7 -17, 2014. The return of the Music Series promises a more exciting slate than ever, featuring ground breaking Canadian artists and up and coming…

Penpals – Armida Ascano

Penpals is a column where our friends in the media write us a letter and fill in some blanks. Today’s penpal is Armida Ascano. She’s the Senior Editor and Research Advisor at the world’s #1 trend-spotting community, Trend Hunter. —————————————————— Dear Clutch, In the beginning I wanted to be an archaeologist. But then I realized I’d ruin manicure…

#manimonday

“I want something wedding inspired, maybe lace, but not wedding-y or prissy at all.”  Try giving that request to a manicurist at your run of the mill nail shop. Guaranteed, it’s not going to go well. Give it at Tips Nail Bar, like our Danielle Morgan did when she went in to see Nargis Khan, one of their nail…

Pinteresting

The Beauty of Vintage Looking to what has been, can be inspiring. When it comes to trying to decide on a colour palette – be it paint colour, a wardrobe piece or an accessory for your home – I always look to the 1950’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s  –  to settle my decision. Here are my…

b current introduces Naomi Abiola as interim artistic director

  Canada’s hub for diverse theatre, b current, introduces Naomi Abiola as interim artistic director Expert Calypso trainer takes Junior Monarchs to Toronto’s Caribbean Carnival  July 10, 2014, TORONTO – b current is pleased to announce Naomi Abiola as their new Interim Artistic Director. She joins b current alongside fellow Artistic Director Jajube Mandiela. Abiola is a longstanding member…

Namaste B*tches

How to give yourself good head…massage A good head massage releases tension in the forehead and scalp areas while stimulating all your mental functions. On days when you feel you’re not firing on all cylinders try to give yourself a head or scalp massage. It only takes a minute or two to help get your…

what’s the buzz?

A Love letter to The Grid. Dear Grid, We can hardly believe it. After three years and 162 issues of coverage from The Grid in our great city, you’re leaving us. We’re so sad to see you go. There’s no question about your quality, enthusiasm or ability to be in the know in Toronto. Unfortunately,…

#Powerwives

#Powerwives is a bi-monthly column where we feature women who inspire us. Marital status is completely irrelevant. The title is inspired by our founders November 2013 Toronto Life cover story. Mona Halem loves to throw a good party. She’s currently the CEO of Lady Luck Entertainment and throws the kind of parties where $700 champagne is always a good…