Toronto’s 25th French Book Fair

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From November 29th to December 2nd, at the Toronto Reference Library (789 Yonge St.), the Salon du livre de Toronto will be hosting its 25th edition. Close to one hundred publishers from Ontario, Québec, Manitoba, New Brunswick, France and Belgium will be represented. Workshops will be offered for students from kindergarten to grade 12. The […]

The 41st annual Cabbagetown

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The festival takes place Saturday and Sunday September 9th and 10th in downtown Toronto. This FREE event is packed with activities for everyone. From live entertainment and a Kid’s Zone to mouthwatering festival foods and a range of vendors, this street festival is not to be missed!   Join the opening ceremonies Saturday morning featuring […]

Arts and Craft Contributors Are Living The Life

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Contributed  by Duncan Fremlin, Broker RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. www.morethanahome.ca   Our Cabbagetown Festival continues to thrive and even grow, largely because of the Arts & Crafts Market in the park.  Over the years, it has been a treasure trove of new and exiting creations, designed and created by some of the most interesting people […]

A magical place once called Takaronto

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Contributed by Paul-François Sylvestre. The name Toronto comes from the Iroquois word Takaronto, meaning “where trees take root in the water”. The first performance of the 50th season of Théâtre français de Toronto is entitled Ici, les arbres s’enracinent dans l’eau (Here, trees take root in the water). It runs from October 26 to 28, […]

The Alumnae Theatre Company is 100 Years Young!

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Contributed by Elizabeth Verwey ATC started off performing on the Hart House Theatre stage in 1918, and they’ve been at Firehall No. 4 (Berkeley Street) since 1972.  We’re dedicated to the production of adventurous, high-quality theatre not readily seen elsewhere, and to the promotion and skill development of women in theatre.   The Alumnae Theatre […]

Paul-François Sylvestre Trillium Book Award Finalist

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Paul-François Sylvestre’s book on the 5five decades of French-language theatre in Toronto is one of the five finalists for the prestigious Trillium Book Award. Cinquante ans de « p’tits bonheur » au Théâtre français de Toronto was published by Éditions du GREF. Ontario’s minister of Culture, Eleanor McMahon, will announce the winners in the Anglophone […]

The POWER of ART

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Contributed by Sarah Phelps Are you an art lover, collector, or browser? If you haven’t experienced the joy and inspiration that a piece of art can bring you, you are missing out. Finding a painting, drawing, photograph, or sculpture, that you connect with on a deeper level, can be a very positive and often life-changing […]

Female Eye Film FestivaL

Toronto, Ontario (May 12, 2016) – The Female Eye Film Festival(FEFF) is celebrating 14 years June 14-19,2016 in Toronto with 80 Film Screenings, Industry Panels, and Special Events. Female Eye Film Festival, voted one of the “World’s Top Fifty Film Festivals” by MovieMaker Magazine for the 4th consecutive year, is an international film festival for […]

Ignite Your Creative Spark, with Your Team

Contributed by Sarah Phelps   Tired of the same old boring team building events that drag on all day, only to leave you feeling drained? At the very least, team building events should be inspiring, creative, interesting, engaging, and just plain fun! A gathering of team members sipping on cocktails and tasting niblies, while creating […]