Get Out – Jan. 30-Feb. 5

From classic rock to modern art, this week in Toronto has lots to do and see… Friday, Jan. 30 Classic Albums Live: The Beatles, Let It Be Hear one of the best Beatles albums, note-for-note, from one of the best venues in Toronto. Classic Albums Live will leave you dancing in the aisle and buying…

Fatties – Drinking chocolate

Hooray Fatties, it’s snowing! It’s about blasted time. In honour of today’s flurries we’re talking about something everyone can enjoy snuggling up on the couch and drinking: drinking chocolate. Don’t get it twisted, this rich, silky treat isn’t to be confused with hot chocolate. Hot chocolate is watery, often born of syrup or powder. Drinking…

The Buzz – Tea Time

It’s that time of year when everyone from your friends to your co-workers are getting sick. Protect yourself from cold and flu season by brewing these top 10 tea remedies. 1. Cayenne pepper – Warm up your body while simultaneously releasing mucous in the sinus and respiratory passages, lowering a fever and eliminating toxins. 2. Cinnamon…

Legendary Daniel MacIvor to join Enrique Diaz for live onstage interview following February 13 performance of Cine Monstro (MacIvor’s Monster)

Portuguese adaptation of MacIvor’s Monster opens at Progress on February 12   January 27, 2015, TORONTO – Progress is pleased to announce Canadian playwright Daniel MacIvor will join Enrique Diaz for a talk back following the February 13 performance of Cine Monstro, the Portuguese adaptation of MacIvor’s celebrated play, Monster.   Cine Monstro is a visually stunning one man tour-de-force that…

The Buzz – Invisible Boyfriend

Invisible Boyfriend launched on Monday, and we’re… well… creeped out. The online service claims to offer “real-world and social proof that you’re in a relationship.” For $25 a month, you will receive 100 texts, 10 voicemails, and one handwritten postcard from you Invisible Boyfriend. All in an effort to prevent the sad glances from your…

Get Out – January 23-29

Movies, art, and burlesque… there’s so much to do and see this coming week! Friday, January 23 LUNGS There are only four performances left of the critically-acclaimed love story, so see it while you still can! Where: Tarragon Theatre Price: $55   Saturday, January 24 10th Annual Girlesque Expo Spend your weekend being titillated at…

Toronto Black Film Festival (TBFF) announces lineup

Festival to play from February 10 – 15, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, January 20, 2015 – The Toronto Black Film Festival (TBFF) announced today the programming line-up for the 3rd edition of the festival, presented by Global News, running from February 10th – 15th. Coinciding with Black History Month, the TBFF is proud to host another year celebrating diversity within the black communities…

Golden Globe Awards®’ dictator Margaret Cho announced as SheDot Festival 2015 Gala headliner

Closing night gala features comedy legend Margaret Cho on May 3  January 19, 2015, TORONTO – Toronto is about to get a whole lot funnier with the return of the SheDot Festival. For the second year, Canada’s only festival showcasing all female comedians kicks off April 30 – May 3, 2015 at Comedy Bar (945 Bloor St W). In addition to four days of…