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 […]

Abstract Artist in the City

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Contributed by Sarah Phelps. Abstract Artist in the City Sarah Phelps began fueling her passion for art from the early age of five, and her past career as a wildlife biologist has continued to influence themes in her work. She is now emerging as one of Canada’s established and successful abstract expressionists, and International Artists. […]

24 Years and going strong

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Contributed by Gina Dineen Celebrating outstanding short films from around the world and around the corner, this local one-night-only juried screening of international short films promises something for everyone!   Come and vote for the People’s Choice Award.   The screening will be held in the Ada Slaight Hall at Daniel’s Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. […]

Cabbagetown Theatre

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Contributed by Kim Sprenger Cabbagetown Theatre is returning for their fifteenth+ year as members of the Cabbagetown Festival. We take fairy tales and bring them to life – panto-style – in the glorious Necropolis Chapel that is part of the Mount Pleasant Cemetery Group across from Riverdale Farm.   This year our story is “Goldilocks: […]

St. James Town community artist

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Contributed by Rui Felix Meet Poonam Sharma, an artist and resident of the St. James Town community.  Working with Community Matters Toronto, Poonam is part of an exciting effort building a new urban park that will foster healthy outdoor activities and connect residents from the high-rise community. We met with Poonam to discuss her recently […]