LABconsignment.com goes live

High-fashion store frequented by Canadian icons Feist and Emily Haines takes its wares online and worldwide   After emerging in 2009 as a pop-up shop and operating as a bricks-and-mortar store for the past three years, Toronto high-fashion clothing store LAB Consignment has entered its next phase with the relaunch of labconsignment.com as a full-service online boutique. Most notably, the…

Tempest Storm: Burlesque Queen secures $45,570

Victory for filmmakers as they surpass their goal at close of Kickstarter campaign Award winning director/producer Nimisha Mukerji (65_RedRoses, Blood Relative) and producer Kaitlyn Regehr (“Re-Vamped”) collect $45,570 today as their Kickstarter Canada campaign for Tempest Storm: Burlesque Queenends. The campaign ran from September 9 – October 9. All funds raised are being used to continue filming Tempest Storm: Burlesque…

Ger Mandolin Orchestra plays Toronto

Ashkenaz Foundation presents: The Canadian premiere performance of THE GER MANDOLIN ORCHESTRAMike Marshall, Musical Director  International ‘supergroup’ re-creates the pre-war Jewish mandolin orchestra of Gora-Kalwaria, PolandThursday November 7, 7:30pm, Toronto Centre for the Arts   The Ger Mandolin Orchestra (GMO), who perform in Toronto on November 7, is the brainchild of Israeli-American Avner Yonai. Avner’s search…

Halloween gets the 360 Screenings treatment

Immersive horror film experience set to terrify Halloween enthusiasts “This isn’t just going out to a movie; this is going into a movie.” – Toronto Star  360 Screenings is back just in time to terrify audiences for Halloween. After the success of previously sold out events, this highly anticipated event will offer four screenings, October 25 at 7:00…

Benedict Cumberbatch narrated JERUSALEM premieres in Canada

Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University in Association with National Geographic Entertainment Announce the Canadian Premiere of A Cosmic Picture/Arcane Picture Film   JerusalemNarrated by Benedict Cumberbatch The First-Ever Giant Screen 3D/2D Film to Soar Above the Holy LandA Spectacular Cinematic Journey that Explores the Intersection of History, Science, and Religion    Toronto, September 16, 2013 —…

Tempest Storm: Burlesque Queen launches Kickstarter campaign at TIFF

Filmmakers participate in Telefilm Canada’s PITCH THIS! & launch crowdfunding campaign    Toronto, September 9 – Award winning director/producer Nimisha Mukerji (65_RedRoses, Blood Relative) and producer Kaitlyn Regehr (“Re-Vamped”) participate in today’s Telefilm Canada’s PITCH THIS! Competition at TIFF today for a chance to win $15,000 in funding to complete their feature documentary, Tempest Storm: Burlesque Queen. Immediately…

ClutchPR at TIFF ’13

Current as of August 21, 2013  World premieres that will thrill and shock  ClutchPR at TIFF 2013   Toronto, August 21 – ClutchPR is back at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) with an exclusive lineup of world premieres. Erik Skjoldbjærg (Insomnia, Prozac Nation) returns to TIFF for the third time with the gripping International Premiere of Pioneer (Pionér), Manuel…

SummerWorks 2013 Celebrates Award Winners

SummerWorks Performance Festival 2013 Announces Award WinnersSummerWorks celebrates award winners at its Closing Night Party  August 18, 2013, Toronto – Canada’s 23rd annual SummerWorks Performance Festival wrapped up a successful year with an awards ceremony recognizing outstanding artistic achievements at the Closing Night Party, held at the Festival Hub’s Shop Bar (in the Lower Ossington Theatre). Despite funding…

Heritage Canada Reinstates SummerWorks Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 5th, 2012 Beloved Fest Receives $90,000 Grant from Government Toronto, ON — The SummerWorks Festival is thrilled to announce the reinstatement of funding through Heritage Canada’s Canada Arts Presentation Fund. On May 29th, 2012 SummerWorks received notice that The Honourable James Moore, P.C., M.P. approved a grant in the sum…

SUMMERWORKS ANNOUNCES 2012 LINE-UP

Announcing the 22nd Annual SUMMERWORKS THEATRE FESTIVAL August 9th-19th, 2012 Toronto, ON –The largest juried theatre Festival in Canada announces it’s final selections for 2012. The 22nd Festival, running from August 9th to 19th, features over 40 plays, a return of the Performance Bar, a Live Art Series, practical workshops and a new twist on…

SummerWorks Raises Over $34,000

After learning their Heritage Canada funding was cut, Canada’s largest juried theatre festival took it to the people with a fundraising drive Toronto, ON — Across the country, arts patrons, organizations and artists are banding together to support the SummerWorks Theatre Festival. Just over a week ago, the festival was given word that their federal…

SUMMERWORKS ANNOUNCES MUSIC SERIES LINE-UP

For immediate release: June 20th, 2011 Canada’s largest juried theatre festival boasts diverse concert line-up including Bruce Peninsula, Bonjay, and Polaris Prize Long-Listers Hooded Fang and Miracle Fortress August 4-14, 2011 Over the past 20 years, Toronto’s annual SummerWorks Theatre Festival has brought together and showcased some of Canada’s best talent in theatre, dance, and…