Archive for 'Steve Fisher'
This week, the music of the movies; Toronto Fringe Festival hits return; outdoor eating and activities on the streets, beaches, and in parks; celebrations of Jon Kaplan, the Polaris Prize short list, and more.
Highlights this week include "The Festival of Festivals," music and comedy on wheels and on the water, and new songs by two Rankin family members.
Jet planes, comic heroes, fire breathers, and more in this long weekend edition; plus Second City's new revue, spicy food and sports by the water, and 60 years of life (drawing).
This weekend hits peak outdoor Shakespeare, plus: outdoor pug grumbles and pow wows; comedy in new venues; luchadors, Taiko drummers, Fake Prom scream queens, and more.
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.