Fatties – Grownup lunches

Since January is the month of feeling like a bunch of broke ass Fatties, we’re talking about thrifty lunches. That’s right. The ever embarrassing but very practical bagged lunch. Grownup style, don’t worry. Before we start with these ideas it should be said the simplest solution is to make extra dinner the night before and…

Journalistic reading of Novorossiya: No One’s Land added to final Progress lineup

Progress: an International Festival of Performance and Ideas comes to TorontoFebruary 4-15, 2015   January 12, 2015, TORONTO – Artistic Producer of SummerWorks, Michael Rubenfeld is pleased to announce a workshop presentation of Novorossiya: No One’s Land, a new addition to the lineup of international shows coming to Toronto for the inaugural Progress festival.Novorossiya: No One’s Land comes to Toronto…

#powerwives- Alison Slight

#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. This week’s #powerwife is Alison Slight. In a career spanning from Toronto to Dubai, Alison has planned, managed and executed multi-million dollar luxury events for a discerning clientele in…

what’s the buzz? – Body issues

If you’re a Toronto dweller there’s no way you’ve missed NOW’s Love Your Body Issue story. You know the one, there’s two gorgeous ladies on the cover. They happen to be nude and quite different from conventional models. “Your body isn’t wrong, society is,” proclaims the front cover of the issue. How right you are, NOW.…

Get Out – January 8-14, 2015

Don’t let post Christmas credit card bills get you down. Here are six FREE things to keep you entertained in Toronto every day this week. Friday, January 9 Belt It Out Shamelessly: Unabashedly bad, shockingly good and every other kind of voice is welcome at Shameless Karaoke in The Gladstone Hotel’s Melody bar. You’ll be…

Fatties – Homemade chips

Happy New Year, fatties! We don’t believe in suffering through diets that’ll be broken in a month’s time or depriving yourself from everything with flavour. It’ll end in a binge on everything, all at once, until we’re ill. But we do believe in finding healthier ways to enjoy one of our favourite foods. Today we’re…

I Put a Hit on You opens at The Royal Cinema, January 9

Festival darling opens in Toronto   January 5, 2015, TORONTO – After a successful festival run in 2014 including a premiere at Slamdance, Canadian film I Put a Hit on You has its exclusive theatrical opening at Toronto’s iconic The Royal Cinema on Friday, January 9, 2015. This darkly comedic, lo-fi romantic thriller stars Sara Canning (“The Vampire Diaries,” “Remedy”)…

Penpals – Haley Overland

Penpals is a column where our friends in the media write us a letter and fill in some blanks. Today’s penpal is Haley Overland, the Social media Editor at Today’s Parent and the author of their Celebrity Candy blog. She’s also a yoga freak, chiclephobic  (so, do not ask her if she has any gum) and Clive Owen’s…

SummerWorks shows nominated for My Theatre Awards

5 stunning performances from SummerWorks 2014 nominated for My Theatre Awards, winners announced March 30 January 5, 2015, TORONTO – SummerWorks Performance Festival is pleased to announce the nomination of several shows seen in the 2014 festival for My Theatre Awards. The My Theatre Awards take place in Toronto on March 30, 2015 at The Great Hall. Shows and performances nominated as…