Step back in time to the golden days of Hollywood

TORONTO’S IMMERSIVE “THE SECRET SESSIONS: THE MOVIE EXPERIENCE” RETURNS   TORONTO (February 14, 2017) — THE SECRET SESSIONS: THE MOVIE EXPERIENCE heralds an allusion to the grand, golden days of Hollywood for their second edition and media-only preview on March 13, 2017. An immersive and secret fusion of film and live theatre, THE SECRET SESSIONS:…

Ashkenaz Festival hosts its 11th biennial celebration at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre

— North America’s largest showcase of global Jewish performing arts and culture features world-renowned Abraham Inc., The Klezmatics and the Canadian Premiere of Yiddish-language Death of a Salesman, among over 250 international artists — — New food component features Zane Caplansky, Judy Perly and Michael Wex— The Ashkenaz Festival, North America’s premier festival of global Jewish music and culture returns…

Artist of the Month: Chloé Hung

Each month, we feature an artist who caught our attention. They could be in theatre, film, music or visual art. The point is we think they’re kick ass and you should know who they are. Originally from Toronto, Chloé Hung is currently completing her MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Her…

Artist of the Month: Tomson Highway

Each month, we feature an artist who caught our attention. They could be in theatre, film, music or visual art. The point is we think they’re kick ass and you should know who they are. December’s artist is playwright, musician and storyteller Tomson Highway. The Order of Canada-honoured Highway is perhaps best known for his…

Gail Harvey

#powerwives – Gail Harvey

#Powerwives is a 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 month’s #powerwife is Gail Harvey. Gail Harvey is an award-winning photographer and film director who has studied under Norman Jewison, Wim Wenders and Arthur…

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…

Get Out – March 6-12

Dance parties, art parties, porn stars, and celebrating kick ass women… just another week of things to do in Toronto. Friday, March 6 Escape the cold with a Summer Fling Get sweaty on the dance floor with the Summer Fling DJs as they play the best songs from every era. Where: The Steady Café &…

Get Out – Feb. 13-19

More Progress, more TBFF, more music, more film… there’s lots more to do this week in Toronto! Friday, Feb. 13 Have a late night at Long Winter It’s been a long winter already, but fortunately some of the best artists and vendors in the city are banning together to stay warm. With performances from Bruce…

Get Out – Feb. 6 – 12

Progress, Toronto Black Film Festival, and light bondage… it’s going to be a fun week in Toronto! Friday, Feb. 6 Watch a Marathon Combining dance, text, theatre and grueling physicality, Progress’ Marathon follows three performers as they run in a circle, struggling to continue. Personal and political, this is a highly anticipated piece at Progress,…