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Has live music not been making a splash for you lately? The appropriately titled Women Making Waves is a folk-roots concert dedicated to exploring the theme of water. The lineup features female songwriters and speakers, including Nancy White, Anne Walker, and Jessa Koerber. Proceeds from the event will go towards the TSP Building Fund and […]
Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not miss. Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti (Ward 7, York West), who abruptly resigned from Mayor Rob Ford’s executive committee the same day Ford was removed from office by a judge, has all but assuredly managed to get his old seat back. […]
In The Picture of Happiness, Brad Hampton shares the true story of how he discovered a photograph of his grandfather—a soldier in WWII—with his arms around another soldier. The show consists of songs and stories, and its Toronto stint follows sold-out performances across Canada. Directed by Rae Ellen Bodie.
There was no show last week, because Rob was meeting with the bestest prime minister ever, who wrote a novelty cheque for subway money because he’s a nice man. So hopefully we’ll get a double dose of fun today to make up for it. And, hey, even if it’s not quality time, at least it’ll […]
The best repertory and art-house screenings, special presentations, lectures, and limited engagements in Toronto. At rep cinemas this week: a lyrical profile of Columbus, Mississippi, a look at third-trimester abortion doctors and patients, and Alan Zweig’s case for why life is worth living.
A pass for this year’s Just For Laughs 42 was the gift that kept on giving. The pass got its owner not only a seat at one of the festival’s three headlining shows, but also access to a virtually unlimited buffet of comedy. The impressive lineup was constantly expanding. A surprise midnight show at Second […]
Each week, Torontoist examines the upcoming TV listings and makes note of programs that are entertaining, informative, and of quality. Or, alternately, none of those. The result: Televisualist.
We’re nearing the time of year when one trades T-shirts for long sleeves, patios for armchairs by the fireplace, and light poundables for more robust, warming beers. Winter may be coming, but there’s still time to enjoy the rapidly darkening evenings outdoors with a variety of delicious ales, porters, saisons, and stouts. Here are a […]
If you walked through the north end of St. James Park on Sunday between the hours of 1:30 and 2:15 p.m. and didn’t at least crack a smile, you’re a monster. To be fair, it really was a ridiculously adorable scene.
During the initial viewings of the first completed units of the Regent Park housing project in March 1949, incoming residents and the press were transfixed by a household fixture most Torontonians took for granted: the bathtub. As the Telegram observed, “If you haven’t had one in your home for eight years; if you have had […]
Local bands Cellphone, Gay, and Alpha Strategy are joined by Brooklyn’s Shark? and DJ Richy Fingerz for an underground rock show.
Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not miss. Mayor Rob Ford is making a point of being really angry that the City spent $75,000 on 30 chairs for the City Hall members lounge, but the briefing note that explains the purchase actually makes it seem somewhat […]
If you’re planning on traveling through Etobicoke at all this weekend, be aware that the TTC is going to be replacing track between Kipling and Islington stations, meaning trains won’t be running through there on Saturday or Sunday. There will be shuttle buses, and the TTC says there will be Wheel-Trans vehicles at Jane and […]