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.…

#powerwives

#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 Jen McNeely.   Jen McNeely is the founder and editor-in-chief of Shedoesthecity. Before launching Shedoesthecity, Jen worked in publicity and marketing at MuchMusic, Alliance Films and…

Penpals – Andrew Parker

Penpals is a column where our friends in the media write us a letter and fill in some blanks. Today’s penpal is Andrew Parker, a film and performing arts writer who has been working in the industry since he was 14 years old. His work has appeared in Reader’s Digest, The Boston Globe, and Now Magazine.…

#manimonday

Nail art lovers, this negative space manicure is one of our most exciting Mani Monday posts in a while. Check out this crazy artwork by Nargis at Tips Nail Bar on the Danforth. Sometimes you’ve got to concede that your #manimonday dreams are best suited to a professional. This negative space manicure was exactly that.…

Penpals – Julia LeConte

Penpals is a column where our friends in the media write us a letter and fill in some blanks. Today’s penpal is the music editor at NOW magazine, Julia LeConte.  Musically, Julia is partial to hip-hop, piano balladry and a good brass section. Otherwise, she likes basketball, parties and torturing herself with endurance sports. ———————————— Dear Clutch,…

SummerWorks Performance Festival Announces Award Winners

  SummerWorks Performance Festival 2014 Announces Award WinnersSummerWorks celebrates award winners at its Closing Night Party  August 17, 2013, TORONTO – Canada’s 23rd annual SummerWorks Performance Festival wrapped up another successful year with an awards ceremony recognizing outstanding artistic achievements at the Closing Night Party, held at The Theatre Centre (1115 Queen Street West). This year the festival celebrates strong audience…

Penpals – Sabrina Maddeaux

Penpals is a column where our friends in the media write us a letter and fill in some blanks. Today’s penpal is Sabrina Maddeaux, a fashion and design writer at NOW Magazine.  ——————————————— Dear Clutch, In the beginning I wanted to be a first amendment lawyer. But then I deferred my law school acceptance and…