Category Archives: Life & Culture

April 16

The Illuminating and Intimate Campaign-Trail Portrait Documentary Follows María de Jesús Patricio, aka Marichuy, the First Indigenous Woman to Run for the Mexican Presidency

Luciana Kaplan’s THE SPOKESWOMAN Will Have its International Premiere at the 2021 Edition of Hot Docs The Illuminating and Intimate Campaign-Trail Portrait Documentary Follows María de Jesús Patricio, aka Marichuy, the First Indigenous Woman to Run for the Mexican Presidency cVeteran Mexican-Argentine filmmaker Luciana Kaplan (Eufrosina’s Revolution; Rush Hour) is set to return to Toronto’s Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival for […]

April 09

Wild Pacific Rescue….is a new 3 x 60 minute TV documentary series filmed in Vancouver and on British Columbia’s beautiful Pacific Coast.

Wild Pacific Rescue ….is a new 3 x 60 minute TV documentary series filmed in Vancouver and on British Columbia’s beautiful Pacific Coast. The series is directed by Mike Sheehan, produced by Andrew Munger & is a production of Peter Raymont’s White Pine Pictures in Toronto.  Wild Pacific Rescue will have its world broadcast premiere Wednesday, April 14 […]

April 09

LOWELL returns to the spotlight with a much-anticipated film she co-wrote with her mother, producer Wendy Hill-Tout, that will stream nationally, and recently garnered 2 Canadian Screen Award (CSA) nominations for the film’s title song and score

Canadian sensation LOWELL returns to the spotlight with a much-anticipated film she co-wrote with her mother, producer Wendy Hill-Tout, that will stream nationally, and recently garnered 2 Canadian Screen Award (CSA) nominations for the film’s title song and score. Best in Original Score – Michele Osis and LowellBest in Original Song – Evan Bogar, Justin […]

April 06

The Days of Miracle and Wonder from Redd Walitzki and Summer Hues from Bao Pham will premiere (virtually only) on Friday, April 9th@Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles.

Redd Walitzki utilizes a cutting-edge technique that combines oil painting and mixed media on laser-cut panels and takes inspiration from the Pacific Northwest’s lush rainforests and the ornate Baroque ornamentation of Bavaria to create pieces that commemorate a moth’s four-week-long lifespan. The vivid muses are often painted in fashionable garb and glamourous settings that are a […]

April 06

Holocaust Education on Holocaust Remembrance Day Yom HaShoah:Yom HaShoah, also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day is on Thursday, April 8, 2021

 Holocaust Education on Holocaust Remembrance Day Yom HaShoah: What: Yom HaShoah, also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day is on Thursday, April 8, 2021. A recent study conducted by the Azrieli Foundation found that only 37% of Canadian teachers feel very confident teaching about the Holocaust, versus 50% that are somewhat/not very confident, and 11% who are not at all confident. […]

April 06

Filipina-Canadian Poet Alia Ceniza Rasul Announces Debut Collection of Comedic Poetry Super Important Filipina Thoughts

Filipina-Canadian PoetAlia Ceniza RasulAnnounces Debut Collection of Comedic PoetrySuper Important Filipina Thoughts Just in time for April, National Poetry Month, Tkaronto-based Filipina artist, comedian and producer Alia Ceniza Rasul is releasing her first book of hilariously irreverent poems entitled Super Important Filipina Thoughts. The collection reflects Rasul’s musings on identity, family, navigating relationships and friendships, and growing up Filipina. […]

April 06

The 6th Annual ReelAbilities Film Festival Returns Online May 19-31, 2021

The 6th Annual ReelAbilities Film FestivalReturns Online-May 19-31, 2021 ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto (RAFF) is proud to announce their 6th Annual Festival will return online May 19 – 31, 2021. ReelAbilities Film Festival showcases Canadian and International shorts, features, and documentaries about Deaf and disability cultures and by filmmakers and actors with disabilities and/or who are Deaf. ReelAbilities Film Festival 2021 […]

April 02

Beyond Monet: The Immersive Experience This summer, for a limited engagement.

Beyond MONET: The Immersive Experience WORLD PREMIERE coming to Toronto PRE-REGISTER NOW FOR FIRST ACCESS TO TICKETS@  www.monettoronto.com Beyond Monet: The Immersive Experience makes its world premiere in Toronto at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre this summer, for a limited engagement. This innovative, cinematic and all new production was created by the minds of Normal Studio and […]

April 02

Slow Art Day @The Power Plant -a global event with a simple mission: help more people discover the joy of looking at and loving art!

Slow Down with The Power Plant Slow Art DaySaturday, 10 April 2021, 2 PM | OnlineSlow Art Day is a global event with a simple mission: help more people discover the joy of looking at and loving art! Embrace the art of slow looking with us as we join over 100 institutions worldwide to host Slow Art Day, an […]

April 01

Relive Electric Messiah!Composer G.F. Handel originally conceived of his masterpiece Messiah as a performance to be done at Easter, not Christmas as has become the tradition.

Relive Electric Messiah!Composer G.F. Handel originally conceived of his masterpiece Messiah as a performance to be done at Easter, not Christmas as has become the tradition. To celebrate, we’re delighted to open up our December 2020 Electric Messiah performance to you all! Click below to see what critics called “a highly polished affair” and “a delight to both eye and ear.” (The Wholenote). Whether […]

April 01

Spring into SHOES with the BATA SHOE MUSEUM 💐Spring into SHOES ~ April 12 – 16, 2021

 Join us for everything SHOES this April Break. From exploring new online exhibitions and making recycled crafts to playing Shoebox Bingo LIVE, listening to our Storytime Series and joining us for a virtual tour, there’s something new each day to keep you and your kids entertained! BalletPirouette, Jeté, Pas…explore our newest ONLINE EXHIBITION, On Pointe, and […]

March 31

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition Uninvited: Canadian Women Artists in the Modern Moment on June 26, 2021.

Suzanne Duquet (1916–2000), Group, 1941, oil on canvas, 127 × 149.8 cm, Collection of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Gift of the artist, 1996.94, Photo: MNBAQ, Jean-Guy Kerouac, © Estate of the artistMarch 29, 2021, KLEINBURG, ON – The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition Uninvited: Canadian Women Artists in the Modern Moment on June 26, […]

March 24

Unwinding Anxiety – New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind.  

Please join UCLA’s Friends of the Semel Institute and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for an Open Mind/#WOW program with Judson Brewer, MD, PhD, internationally known thought leader in the field of habit change and the “science of self-mastery”, and the author of the critically acclaimed new book Unwinding Anxiety – New Science Shows How […]

March 23

The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival Moves Online+The Closing Night Gala on Sunday, March 28 will present a 60 minute table read from Untitled Black Sketch Project, Canada’s premiere all-Black ensemble sketch troupe. :  TOsketchfest21 – Screen Time Edition March 24 – 28, 2021

The Toronto Sketch Comedy FestivalMoves Online: TOsketchfest21 – Screen Time EditionMarch 24 – 28, 2021 The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival(TOsketchfest) returns March 24 – 28, 2021 with TOsketchfest21 – Screen Time Edition, an online sketch comedy festival with over 100 titles from around the world. This five-day online comedy Festival will celebrate the raw creativity of sketch comedians in the COVID […]

March 19

DIVERSEartLA program and its vital role in the LA Art Show

Please Join Us for the Next Edition of our DIVERSEartLA Virtual Talks Today! We’re excited to present the next edition of our new monthly virtual DIVERSEartLA Talks! Today we feature special guests from the La Neomudéjar Museum in Madrid, Spain. Appearing this week in the talks will be La Neomudéjar Director Nestor Prieto, Director Francsico […]