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While the Toronto International Film Festival represents the big dog this time of year, the annual Caribbean Tales Film Showcase taking place around the same time frame is the scrappy upstart that could. Since creating the CaribbeanTales Foundation way back in 2001, festival founder and artistic director Frances-Anne Solomon has been […]

Urban/Intersection: CaribbeanTales Film Showcase


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Toronto, ON: After a recent sighting of David Byrne at this summer’s Mostly Mozart Festival’s International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) performance at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City, my interest was peaked to learn more about the legendary musician and his perspectives on crossing boundaries in music. With collaborations that […]

Standing the Test of Time: David Byrne’s Interview at Authors ...


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As I approached Studio A inside the Winchester Street Theatre, I could hear a man’s voice, “Arms 1,  knees 2…” I wasn’t quite sure I was in the right place but knocked on the door anyway. I was greeted by a group of 25 people, wearing number tags, bare foot […]

Got What It Takes? How About A Dance Marathon!



Cara Spooner and Alicia Grant step up for Savage. Savage: Cult of Personality, Pure Media + The Art of Macho Madness opens on Saturday November 12 at White House Studios in Toronto at 7pm. In addition to visual art, videos, and song, the show will also feature a live dance […]

Toronto Dancers Get Savage for Upcoming Tribute


  Some say that the performing arts inspire and transform the mundane to the exceptional. For me, the performing arts do all that – and more. You see, dance seems to always take me back to a specific time and place in my life. The music, movement, and narrative that […]

Harbourfront Centre’s NextSteps


At the foot of Yonge Street in downtown Toronto sits an environmental gem.  Lake Ontario, the smallest of the great lakes, is the last in the fresh water chain. Its output ends up in the mighty St. Lawrence River, and eventually the Atlantic Ocean. Right on the shores of the […]

Harbourfront Centre: A (Multi-) Cultural Treasure



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Poetry NOW: 3rd annual Battle of the Bards has been announced and returns in 2011 to feature 20 of Canada’s upcoming and established poets. One poet will receive an invitation to read at the 32nd annual International Festival of Authors as well as an ad for their book in NOW […]

Poetry NOW: 3rd annual Battle of the Bards announced