Category Archives: Life & Culture

September 22

SEYRAN ATES: SEX, REVOLUTION AND ISLAM.Directed by Nefise Özkal LorentzenProduced by Jørgen LorentzenFeaturing the Outspoken and Fierce Seyran AteşOpening October 1st at Laemmle GlendaleWith San Francisco and New York to Follow

She is bold. She is fierce.  She is love. Meet Seyran Ateş!Discover the life and work of Muslim feminist and human rights activist Seyran Ateş through the acclaimed film SEYRAN ATES: SEX, REVOLUTION AND ISLAM. The documentary, directed by Nefise Özkal Lorentzen, opens October 1st at the Laemmle Glendale and other cities including San Francisco and New York to follow. In the 1960s, the hippies […]

September 14

If you or anyone you know has an interest in body image issues, body dysmorphic disorder, or eating disorders, please don’t miss this program!  

If you or anyone you know has an interest in body image issues, body dysmorphic disorder, or eating disorders, please don’t miss this program!  Please join The Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for an important one-woman play, Does This Show Make Me […]

September 08

The Trews Acoustic Trio, Corey Hart & The Tragically Hip’s Gord Sinclair Join Canadian Non-Profit Make Music Matter’s September 9th Exclusive Event, #UnpluggedTogether

The Trews Acoustic Trio, Corey Hart & The Tragically Hip’s Gord Sinclair Join Canadian Non-Profit Make Music Matter’s September 9th Exclusive Event, #UnpluggedTogether Hosted by Alan Cross & Produced by 3x Grammy Winner David Bottrill, Series is in Support of Healing In Harmony — A Program for Trauma Survivors September 9th — The Trews Acoustic […]

September 04

“Little Canada”- Toronto’s Newest Museum !

By Sally Warburton It’s open! Little Canada, the miniature cities museum. This has been the dream of Jean Louis Brenninkmeijer ever since he emigrated to Canada. Planned and created by his team of artists and engineers over years and finally opened here in Toronto … Little Canada, Toronto’s newest museum. The museum of miniatures covers […]

August 31

The Friends Open Mind Program, “This is Your Brain on Food”

Please join The Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for an Open Mind program with Dr. Uma Naidoo, author of the groundbreaking new book, This is Your Brain on Food – An Indispensable Guide to the Surprising Foods that Fight Depression, PTSD, […]

August 18

The Unknown Comedy Club presents Laughter From The Frontlines Healthcare Workers Cross Country Comedy Show

The Unknown Comedy Club presentsLaughter From The FrontlinesHealthcare Workers Cross Country Comedy Show The Unknown Comedy Club is pleased to present the second edition of Laughter From The Frontlines, a virtual comedy show with a lineup featuring healthcare workers who are also comedians from across Canada, on Friday August 27, 2021. After the massive success of Laughter From the Frontlines in […]

August 18

The Friends Open Mind Program, “Back To School Anxiety”

Students, Parents, Grandparents, Educators, and Mental Health Professionals! Everyone interested in the welfare of students as they head back to school! This program is for you! Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 5 PM PT Please join The Friends of the Semel Institute and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for a special “Back to School Anxiety” […]

July 28

It’s Official: The 2021 Oshawa Music Awards Nominee List is Here!

It’s Official: The 2021 Oshawa Music Awards Nominee List is Here! In Its 4th Year Celebrating Music in Durham Region, Local Artists Up for Album of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, Durham Song of the Year & MORE Have Been Announced Announcement Host & Local Singer/Songwriter Tania Joy Also Received Two Nominations for Songwriter […]

July 10

“THE GARCIAS” ANNOUNCE COMPLETE CAST MEMBERS FOR FIRST SEASON COMING TO HBO/MAX 

“THE GARCIAS” ANNOUNCE COMPLETE CAST MEMBERS FOR FIRST SEASON COMING TO HBO/MAX  NEW CADENCE PRODUCTIONS (NCP) IS NOW IN PRODUCTION ON THIS 10 EPISODE RE-BOOT OF THE BROTHERS GARCIA   Los Angeles, CA – New Cadence Productions (NCP) announced today the cast line up for the re-boot of the hit series “The Brothers Garcia” called “The Garcias.”  “The […]

July 08

“Fringe Where You Are”Digital Festival with 65+ Shows in Four Series-July 21 – 31, 2021

Fringe FestivalJuly 21 – 31, 2021“Fringe Where You Are” with 65+ Shows in Four Festival Series The Toronto Fringe Festival is proud to announce the programming and listings for the Digital Toronto Fringe Festival July 21 – 31, 2021. Taking place completely online, Toronto Fringe 2021 will present over 65 shows in four virtual series including the Fringe On-Demand series, KidsFest On-Demand series, Fringe Primetime series, […]

July 01

The 10th Annual Toronto Japanese Film Festival … Virtual 2021

By Sally Warburton The 10th Annual Toronto Japanese Film Festival …  Virtual 2021 The 2021 Toronto Japanese Film Festival was an excellent virtual event! In its 10th year! This excellent selection of films was viewed from the comfort of home anytime from June 5 to June 27.  The ease of the online platform for selecting […]

June 25

McMichael Canadian Art Collection CommemoratesNaming of New Indigenous Garden Through Virtual Premiere on National Indigenous Peoples Day

    McMichael Canadian Art Collection Commemorates Naming of New Indigenous Garden Through Virtual Premiere on National Indigenous Peoples Day   The McMichael Canadian Art Collection will premiere a video commemorating the official naming of the Minokamik Garden, known previously as the Indigenous Garden. The Garden was planted by local community members and school groups […]

June 24

Music Writers JEFFREY MORGAN Publishes ‘Rock Critic Confidential’ Book 

Photos Suppressed for 50 Years. Murder Confessions. Unspeakable Acts. One Of Canada’s Greatest Music Writers JEFFREY MORGAN Publishes ‘Rock Critic Confidential’ Book  With an Afterword by Alice Cooper, Rock Critic Confidential is Available Now! In a 60,000-word tell-all, it’s all the stories that can finally be told… Canada’s greatest rock critic Jeffrey Morgan releases his new lavishly […]

June 19

About Us By Sinéad Moriarty Available August 31, 2021

About UsSinéad Moriarty Three couples. One therapist’s couch … Alice and Niall used to be lovers, best friends and parents, in that order. Now they’re no longer on the same page or even reading from the same book. Ann thought when she and Ken retired, it would be their second spring. Instead, it feels more like an icy winter. Orla is falling […]

June 18

Producer Sandy Daley debuts “CHRONICLES OF A BLACK WOMAN: A SKETCH COMEDY”

                                                        SANDY DALEY                               Debuts  “CHRONICLES OF A BLACK WOMAN: A SKETCH COMEDY”   Sandy Daley’s “Chronicles of a Black Woman: A Sketch Comedy will screen virtually at the 2021 Toronto Fringe Festival, July 21-31.  The one-woman animated digital stage play stars writer, producer, director and actress, Sandy Daley. The always groundbreaking award-winning artist leans on her own experiences as a Caribbean woman, single […]