The Most Moonshine Time of the Year

It’s the hap-happiest season of all. There were whispers along the streets of Toronto that moonshine was being served in the Junction recently. We have to admit – it’s true. It was us. Well, sort of us. Really, it was Junction 56 who provided our most recent soiree (the #ClutchCabin, perhaps you’ve heard of it?),…

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Holiday Hosting

[Image: Liz Beddall Photography]   It’s that time of year again, where regardless of the holiday you celebrate there will be plenty of parties to attend. We know a thing or two about hosting events and have put together our favourite tips and tricks to throwing a memorable party.   It’s All in the Details…

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Beer Blends

Tis the season for all things cocktails, whether it’s your peppermint mocha latte at Starbucks or a mulled wine concoction at your local Christmas market. But what’s a beer-lover to do? Enter beer blends. What is a beer blend you might ask? To put things simply, it’s a great way to put a twist on…

Overheard at #ClutchCabin

Do you hear what I hear? The eve for good times was nigh this Friday past, as ClutchPR rang in the holiday season with the annual #ClutchCabin shindig, soiree, speakeasy, what-have-you gathering of friends, family and like-minded folk from all across Toronto. It was a boisterous affair of flannel, BBQ and moonshine galore as Toronto’s…

A BIG WEEKEND FOR CANADA AND FILM

It was an eventful weekend in the world of film; Toronto Film Critics Association held their annual awards luncheon where they announced the Best Picture winner ‘Moonlight’. The choice comes as no surprise as Toronto media have been abuzz with praise for Director Barry Jenkins and the coming-of-age story which follows a gay African American…

How to write an outstanding travel story

[image:John McPhee] It’s something we think about every time we sit down to write a blog post and ultimately what all writers are looking to achieve. Simply put, outstanding stories. So what makes some travel stories soar and others flop; get shared and re-tweeted or down-voted into obscurity? An important part of any travel story…

Ghoulish Surprises in Store This Halloween! As Premium Horror Video Streaming Service ‘SHUDDER’ Backed By AMC Networks Launches in Canada

‘Horror cinema streaming platform Shudder has been a treat for enthusiasts seeking something more than the standard blockbuster fare…’ – Flavorwire   ‘This library will almost be like having a horror film festival at your fingertips…’ – SlashFilm   BEYOND THE WALLS – Coming Soon exclusively on SHUDDER TORONTO (October 20, 2016) – SHUDDER, the…

Pen pals: Amy Grief

Pen pals is a column where our friends in the media write us a letter and fill in some blanks. Today’s pen pal is Amy Grief, who writes for BlogTO. Amy enjoys pie, breakfast buffets, and Halloween. She believes in Print and Broadway, because who doesn’t? Dear Clutch, In the beginning I wanted to be…

Artist of the Month: Anique Jordan

Photo credit: Karimah Gheddai Each month, we feature an artist who caught our attention. They could be in theatre, film, music or visual art. The point is we think they’re kick ass and you should know who they are. Whipper Snapper Gallery recently named Anique Jordan, the Toronto-based multi-disciplinary artist, writer, scholar and award-winning social…

TIFF takeaways

Long days, an endless supply of coffee and thinking on your feet are all part of the process when you work the Toronto International Film Festival. I had the privilege of assisting the ClutchPR team as they represented five incredible films at #TIFF16: Mali Blues, Werewolf, Sadako Vs. Kayako, Green White Green and Little Wing.…