Archive for 'Steve Fisher'
This weekend, the CNE, Sail In Cinema, Camp Wavelength, and more; next week, improv in an art gallery, and robots vs. kaiju on the waterfront.
This year's festival strived harder than usual for inclusiveness, accessibility and awareness.
This week, the final days of the SummerWorks Festival, and the opening of Assembly Theatre and Bad Dog's Blockbuster Week; The Night Market, Taste of The Danforth, and Kultura festivals; shooting stars, sex worker rights, and saving lives from overdoses.
We've seen almost two-thirds of the 2017 SummerWorks Performance Festival's offerings, and here's what we've been really impressed by so far.
Massive festivals—Caribana, Summerworks, Veld, and more—galore this week, but also local indie events like Dusk Dances, Comedy Brawl, and the Stranded Festival.
This week, Aisha Brown and Georgea Brooks headline stand-up shows; in town concerts from Doldrums, Sloan, and Dorothea Paas; crawl Parkdale for Tibetan momos, the waterfront for Iranian culture, and Campbell House for Toronto's Prohibition history.
This week's edition features Burlesque and Beaches Jazz festivals; outdoor screenings, cabaret, and Shakespeare; a pirate ship show and party, and a memorial for the creator of the zombie film genre.
Here's what our reviewers thought worked (and didn't) at this year's Fringe, and what could be improved upon.
This week, beat-boxing, country music, and Caribbean Carnival experiences; a surfeit of great local comedy; art outdoors, thrilling WWII dogfights indoors, and music from The Dears, The New Swears, and more.
This week, lots of outdoor picnics and film screenings (indoor ones, too); book and record releases by Nick Flanagan, Absolutely Free, and Jonny Sun; and, of course, the annual Toronto Fringe Festival.
Our special long weekend Urban Planner susses out all the best (and mostly free) entertainment (including fireworks) to be had as part of Canada Day (and beyond).
"I doubt there's a person here whose life wasn't changed by Jon Kaplan."
Our annual comedy profile, previously named Local Ladies Who Make Us Laugh, is evolving—much like these comedic talents.
In this week's edition, lots of Pride-affliated programming, with comedy, music, Nuit Rose, and the first official parade; plus, Luminato, Hooded Fang, Peaches, The Taste of Little Italy Festival, and more.
This week in Toronto, shows and concerts connected to Manifesto and Queer Pride; cabaret comedy with Chris Gethard, Rebecca Kohler, and Theatre Inamorata; naked bike rides, park concerts, androids, and clown dates.
Returning clowns, swashbucklers, and sketch performers; pizza in the park and music at the fort; wrestling, dinosaurs, and true crime; a memorial for WWII soldiers, and one for a young cyclist.
An expanded slate of critics recognized exceptional shows such as Robert Lepage's 887, Annie Baker's John, and Sankoff & Hein's hit musical Come From Away.
This week, the city opens its doors; ride into Bike Month with Councillor Mike Layton; and catch the final edition of a drop-in play-reading series at the Gladstone.