Inaugural Festival of International Virtual and Augmented Reality Stories brings the future of cinema to Toronto

Exclusive world premiere of first VR feature film, MansLaughter   September 8, 2015, TORONTO – FIVARS, the Festival of International Virtual and Augmented Reality Stories, the first Canadian festival of its kind, will showcase a new wave of filmmakers and content producers who push the boundaries of virtual reality (VR) cinematography. The two-day festival runs…

Arts imitates life as Carlos Celdran’s Livin’ La Vida Imelda opens the 10th annual KULTURA Filipino Arts Festival

Arts imitates life as Carlos Celdran’s Livin’ La Vida Imelda opens the 10th annual KULTURA Filipino Arts Festival “Celdran’s charm and showmanship turn [the performance] into genuine theatre” – New York Times June 25, 2015 TORONTO – Carlos Celdran, notable Filipino performance artist will open the 10th annual KULTURA Filipino Arts Festival on August 5…

ICFF closes with star-studded gala

The fourth annual Italian Contemporary Film Festival closes with its most successful year to date Festival played host to Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Mischa Barton and Andrea Iervolino among others   June 22, 2015, TORONTO – The Italian Contemporary Film Festival wrapped its fourth year with a star studded awards ceremony and gala attended by…

Marking The Centennial Of The Theory of Relativity On A Global Scale

Announcing the world’s first 3D book to celebrate Albert Einstein’s legacy   TORONTO, May 13 2015 – At a star-studded gala dinner last night, Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University announced four groundbreaking initiatives to celebrate the centennial of Einstein’s theory of relativity. Chelsea Clinton was the evening’s featured speaker. World-renowned designer Ron Arad has…

Programming Highlights and Special Screenings at ICFF

Programming highlights and special screenings at ICFF Festival highlights to include Italy in a Day, Perez and L’Oriana   May 12, 2015, TORONTO – The Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) announced today its 2015 festival highlights and special screenings at the festival press conference at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Toronto.   Festival highlights include: Italy…

GINGERS STRIKE BACK

Double Trouble Brewing Co launch Revenge of the Ginger IPA TORONTO, April 28 2015 – Launching at the LCBO in time for the May 24 weekend, this new beer is proof that gingers do indeed have souls. The brew is a strong pale ale at 6.2% ABV – a percentage that is a nod to…

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…