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‘Countdown NYE’ ringing in 2020 with Toronto’s largest New Year’s Eve celebration for the 10th year in a row

By: Staff – Countdown NYE will host Toronto’s largest New Year’s Eve celebration for the 10th year in a row at the Liberty Grand (25 British Columbia Rd, Toronto) on December 31 from 9:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. to share their final moments of 2019 and welcome in the new year. Tickets for this 19+ … Continue reading

Mixed Reality meets Opera in TAP: EX Augmented Opera

By: Staff – Tapestry Opera’s experimental series TAP:EX radically pushes the boundaries and intersections of opera combining genres such as punk rock, film, Persian classical music, physical theatre, turntablism and hip hop. The fifth installment of the series, TAP:EX Augmented Opera, in association with Vancouver’s re:Naissance Opera, takes over Sidewalk Labs’ experimental workspace – a … Continue reading

Recap + Photos: TIFF Boombox 2019

By: Curtis Sindrey – The TIFF Lightbox hosted a ghoulishly fun Halloween party on Halloween night that will be hard to top next year. Featuring a Cirque du Soleil performance of their ongoing show Alegria, plus great eats, including a sinfully delicious chocolate cake dripping with chocolate ganache from The Grand Order of Divine Sweets, and … Continue reading

TIFF Boombox returns with “Heroes vs. Villains”

By: Staff – Good and evil collide on October 31 at TIFF Bell Lightbox, where heroes face off against villains and Cirque du Soleil dazzles with an exclusive, one-night-only performance. Do you have what it takes to leave your ordinary life behind and enter a world of extraordinarily high stakes and jaw-dropping adventure? Battle lines … Continue reading

Recap + Photos: Toronto Public Library’s Hush Hush gala raises $145,000

By: Curtis Sindrey – Last Saturday (Oct 19th), the Toronto Reference Library hosted their seventh annual “Hush Hush” charity gala in support of the Toronto Public Library. 800 bookworms came together to support free access to all of the library’s life changing programs, services, top-notch collections, and resources as the event raised $145,000 to support one … Continue reading

Photos: Toronto Fashion Week 2019 – Christopher Bates, Lesley Hampton, Trigere

Photos by: Brendan Albert – Toronto Fashion Week 2019 wrapped up last night (Sept. 5th) at the Royal Ontario Museum with catwalk shows featuring Canadian-born, Italian-based menswear designer Christopher Bates, who uses top quality fabrics and extreme attention to detail, attracting a number of celebrity fans including MLB Star Jose Bautista, NBA star DeMarre Carroll of the Brooklyn … Continue reading

Photos: Toronto Fashion Week 2019 – NARCES, RVNG, The Feral

Photos by: Brendan Albert – Toronto Fashion Week 2019 continued on September 4th at the Royal Ontario Museum with catwalk shows featuring Canadian womenswear designer NARCES, which specializes in cocktail, evening, bridal, and flowergirl ready-to-wear, made to measure custom dresses and gowns, RVNG Couture, which is a luxury fashion house creating collections that empower women with clothing … Continue reading

Photos: Toronto Fashion Week 2019 – Steven Lejambe, WUXLY

Photos by: Brendan Albert – Toronto Fashion Week 2019 kicked off at Fashion House (78 Yorkville Ave) last night (Sept. 3rd) with captivating runaway shows from Toronto-based women’s evening wear brand Steven Lejambe, which specializes in feminine silhouettes and unique styles., and Canadian outerwear brand WUXLY, where in addition to the new looks on display, featured … Continue reading

Review: “Bohemian Rhapsody: The Queen Exhibition” is a Must-See for Any Queen Fan

By: Gilles LeBlanc –  Political democracy is arguably at a low point in human history. The music monarchy brand that is Queen on the other hand may be the strongest it has ever been despite frontman extraordinaire Freddie Mercury being gone for close to thirty years. Brian May and Roger Taylor haven’t lost their performing … Continue reading

“The Fiend” Bray Wyatt Headlines First WWE 2K20 Originals Pack And Pre-Order Bonus

By: Staff – The WWE 2K series has featured its share of great pre-order bonus characters over the years, Ronda Rousey and Rey Mysterio being the most recent. WWE 2K20 is changing the game completely, offering the biggest pre-order bonus ever. WWE 2K20 Originals: Bump in the Night is the first entry in the WWE … Continue reading