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Dwayne Gretzky: Ed Sullivan presents: The Beatles

Is there anything this band can’t do? Dwayne Gretzky, Toronto’s own supergroup, is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four’s television debut with Ed Sullivan Presents: The Beatles. Get your dancing shoes on, warm up the vocal chords for some fan-girl screaming, and join the band as it covers a load of early Beatles […]

Women of Colour Poetry Salon

Join three very different women as they gather to share their talents at the Women of Colour Poetry Salon. The evening will feature Mahlikah Awe:ri, a First Nations poetic rapologist and founder of the Red Slam Collective; Kanwal Rahim, an avid storyteller and graduate of Second City’s Improvisational Comedy program; and Bänoo Zan, a poet, […]

Pop Up Market: Love Local

The Centre for Social Innovation has found a way to make you feel even better after a bout of retail therapy. Its Pop Up Market not only features goods that are ethically made—everything for sale is the product of a local artisan. Come by, peruse, and stock up on beauty products, re-purposed items, jewellery, and […]

Major Development Proposed for Spadina and Front

The land currently home to the Globe and Mail’s Toronto headquarters could in the future become a large, mixed-use community. If the developers involved—RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust, Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust, and Diamond Corp.—have their way, the approximately eight acres of land bordered by Wellington Street West, Spadina Avenue, and Front Street […]

Ontario’s Minimum Wage Is Going Up

Premier Kathleen Wynne announced two changes to Ontario’s minimum wage this morning: an increase of $0.75 that will bring the minimum wage to $11.00 an hour, and a pledge to index the wage to the Consumer Price Index, which measures inflation in the Canadian economy. Wynne made the announcement at the CSI Coffee Pub, a […]

Pacamambo: A Play About Endings Signals a New Beginning

It’s almost the end of the beginning for Ken Gass’s new company, Canadian Rep Theatre—the Toronto theatre stalwart’s highly anticipated return to the director’s chair after his now-infamous firing from Factory Theatre in 2012—as its inaugural production prepares to close this Sunday. With the establishment of Canadian Rep Theatre, that particular saga has come to […]

Life Is Good, When it’s This Cabaret

It’s 1931 in Berlin, and the Nazis are on the brink of supremacy. But there remains another side to the city—one that’s decadent, permissive, and artistic. And that’s the world we meet when we’re beckoned into the extravagant and sleazy Kit Kat Klub by eccentric Emcee and his troupe of saucy dancers, performing “Willkommen.” Cabaret’s […]

Court Filing Alleges Rob Ford Ordered Jail Beating

In a statement of claim filed with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Scott MacIntyre—a convicted drug dealer and ex-boyfriend to the mayor’s sister, Kathy Ford—alleges that Mayor Rob Ford conspired to arrange a prison beating he suffered in March 2012. That beating, the statement explains, was in response to MacIntyre’s threats to make Rob […]

Extra, Extra: Toronto’s Williamsburg, Vitriolic Threats, and Winter Fatigue

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. If you live in the West Queen West neighbourhood, you’re probably feeling pretty chuffed right now—turns out, that’s the part of our city that most closely resembles the hipster heartland (which is Williamsburg, Brooklyn, obviously). But if […]

Tell Me Something Good: A Sexy Storytelling Slam

A new initiative, Tell Me Something Good: A Sexy Storytelling Slam, is looking for unabashed souls willing to go public with their naughtiest anecdotes for the chance to win prizes. Ten volunteers will be chosen to perform, and they’ll be adjudicated by She Does the City columnist Prima Feminista, and I’d Tap That events co-organizer […]

Arrabal

Told through South American music and dance, Arrabal is the story of a young girl desperate to find out what happened to her father after the Argentine military made him disappear when she was just a baby. Her search leads her to the Tango clubs of Buenos Aires, where she discovers both the truth, and […]

Tribes

Even though Billy was born deaf, his family strived to raise him the same way they would have a hearing-able child. Tribes sees him learn what it is to hear and be heard when he meets Sylvia, a young woman who is gradually becoming deaf herself. Presented by A Theatrefront Production, Canadian Stage, and Theatre […]