Category Archives: Life & Culture

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 […]

June 18

Palestinan-Canadian Filmmaker Sura Mallouh Named Recipient of Sundance Institute Documentary Fund and NBC Original Voices Fellowship

Palestinan-Canadian Filmmaker Sura Mallouh  Named Recipient of Sundance Institute Documentary Fund and NBC Original Voices Fellowship Documentary director/producer Sura Mallouh has been named the recipient of both the Sundance Institute Documentary Fund, and NBC Original Voices Fellowship. Mallouh is currently in production on her feature doc debut, produced by Oscar-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras (Citizenfour). Sura […]

June 16

THE ANDY KIM CHRISTMAS LIVE AT MASSEY HALL-WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2021

THE ANDY KIM CHRISTMAS LIVE AT MASSEY HALL WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2021 Tickets On sale Thursday, June 24, 2021 at https://www.ticketmaster.ca/ Concert in support of CAMH Gifts of Light     The 17th Annual Andy Kim Christmas will make its live return to the famed Massey Hall on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. Tickets will go on sale Thursday, June 24, 2021. The Andy Kim […]

June 12

A novel of haunting beauty and ominous suspense, The Second History is a post-apocalyptic love story! By Rebecca Silver Slayter

The Second History-A Novel- Rebecca Silver Slayter   A novel of haunting beauty and ominous suspense, The Second History is a post-apocalyptic love story about a young couple embarking on a journey to understand, for the first time, what they’ve been hiding from all their lives. Born in a barren, altered future world, Eban has lived in […]

June 10

The Moment By Andrea Constand-An inspiring story of resilience,bravery &bringing Bill Cosby to justice.

The Moment By Andrea Constand An inspiring story of resilience and bravery by the Canadian woman who became the linchpin of the case to bring Bill Cosby to justice. Andrea Constand did the right thing, not just for herself, but for more than sixty other women. When Bill Cosby was convicted on three counts of […]

June 08

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 Mindprogram with the world-renowned neuropsychiatrist, Dilip Jeste, MD and his daughter,  Shafali Jeste, MD, esteemed pediatric neurologist. 

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 Mindprogram with the world-renowned neuropsychiatrist, Dilip Jeste, MD and his daughter,  Shafali Jeste, MD, esteemed pediatric neurologist.   Dr. Dilip Jeste is the author of the groundbreaking new book, Wiser: The Scientific Roots […]

June 05

Moving and Inspiring Documentary NASRIN – directed by Jeff Kaufman Opens-June 15!

Reminder – the opening date for the HULU streaming launch of the moving and inspiring documentary NASRIN – directed by Jeff Kaufman is June 15! Survivor, fighter, resilient, inspiring, fierce, unstoppable, and humanitarian are the key words that many have described Iranian political prisoner Nasrin Sotoudeh.  She is one of the world’s most courageous human rights lawyers, […]

June 05

The Alliance of Documentary Editors today introduced a new initiative aimed at making documentary edit rooms more inclusive industry-wide. The cornerstone of this initiative is a public, national database of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) documentary editors.

New York,  NY – June 3, 2021 – The Alliance of Documentary Editors today introduced a new initiative aimed at making documentary edit rooms more inclusive industry-wide. The cornerstone of this initiative is a public, national database of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) documentary editors. It is a fully searchable, user-friendly website that will include […]