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“The Overcoat: A Musical Tailoring” Makes Triumphant Toronto Debut

By: Curtis Sindrey – Two decades following the debut of the award-winning theatre adaptation of Nikolai Gogol’s “The Overcoat”, Tapestry Opera, Canadian Stage and Vancouver Opera have created a delightful reimagining of the classic tale with “The Overcoat: A Musical Tailoring” last night at the Bluma Appel Theatre in Toronto. In a tour-de-force performance by baritone Geoffrey Sirett (Arabella, H.M.S. … Continue reading

Review: Shinola Canfield On-Ear Headphones Balance Style And Substance

By: Curtis Sindrey – Shinola have launched a new line of luxury headphones that are much like their namesake line of luxury watches: long-lasting quality, and impeccable style. Founded in 2011, the Detroit-based Shinola is best known for their lines of luxury watches, bicycles, journals, and leather goods. But recently they’ve made the jump into the high-end … Continue reading

Vince McMahon Announces XFL Relaunch

By: Staff – Professional football will be reimagined when the new XFL kicks off in early 2020, Vince McMahon announced in a live press conference today. The XFL will deliver a fan-centric, innovative experience, including shorter, fast-paced games and a family-friendly environment, complemented by cross-platform viewing options and real-time fan engagement. Plans for the XFL … Continue reading

Toronto bids a festive farewell to Skittles Holiday Pawn Shop

By: Staff – After two insanely successful years, Toronto’s iconic and favourite holiday pawn shop is closing its doors – for good. To end on a high note, and go out with a bang, Canadians have one last chance to pawn their unwanted holiday gifts for something way sweeter, Skittles candy! Like any other store … Continue reading

‘Music From People City’ showcases Toronto’s musical diversity

By: Curtis Sindrey – Toronto has become an essential hub for creativity, and has served as a launching pad for dozens of international superstars like Drake, The Weeknd, Broken Social Scene, Metric, and Pup. Now you have the opportunity to check out some of Hogtown’s most iconic musical assets with the ongoing “Music From People City” exhibition, which … Continue reading

Last Chance to see Cirque du Soleil’s VOLTA in Toronto!

By: Staff – If you haven’t seen VOLTA, the newest Cirque du Soleil Big Top production, now’s your last chance! There are less than two weeks left with 17 shows before VOLTA heads to Miami to launch its American tour.  VOLTA premiered in Toronto on September 7th and will be presenting its last performance in … Continue reading

Guillermo Del Toro: At Home With Monsters celebrates all things horror at the AGO

By: Curtis Sindrey – The Art Gallery of Ontario’s newest exhibition, Guillermo Del Toro: At Home With Monsters, turns the AGO into a haunted house filled with demons, ghosts, ghouls, and the occasional prosthetic leg, and serves as a definitive look into the mind of one of Hollywood’s most celebrated directors. Co-curated by Britt Salvesen of LACMA, Jim Shedden of the … Continue reading

Photos + Recap: 2017 Prism Prize Gala @ TIFF Bell Lightbox

Photos by: Joanna Glezakos –  Last night, the Prism Prize announced that Martin C. Parizeau was the Grand Prize winner of the 2017 Prism Prize for Kaytranada’s “Lite Spots” music video. Parizeau was on hand to accept the Prism Prize trophy and $15,000 award at the Prism Prize Awards Presentation at TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto. Presenters also awarded the the … Continue reading

Tributes Abound For Jimi Hendrix

By: Staff – Earlier this month, a short but touching article was posted at Guitar World, arguing that we should all learn Jimi Hendrix’s guitar habits. The article was less about how to learn these habits, and more about the ways that Hendrix created a new style of playing, essentially from scratch. It asserts that … Continue reading

Photos: Toronto ComiCon 2017

Photos by: Angelo Marchini & Rick Clifford – Toronto ComiCon 2017 took place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, ON from March 17-19 and featured an array of celebrity guests including WWE legend Mick Foley, David Mazouz (Gotham), Sean Pertwee (Gotham), Laurie Holden (The Walking Dead), Kevin Sussman (The Big Bang Theory), Brett Dalton (Agents of … Continue reading