Category Archives: Life & Culture

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 […]

June 02

Canada’s Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival to be streamed live from National Arts Centre on June 12

Canada’s Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival to be streamed live from National Arts Centre on June 12 Finalists in 18 Categories chosen from 250 Submissions With 10 days away, The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival are getting ready to host one of Canada’s biggest music award shows. The Awards span 18 categories, celebrating solo artists, duos and groups from across […]

May 26

Historic Exhibition of Trinidadian-Canadian Artist Denyse Thomasos Debuts Virtually at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Historic Exhibition of Trinidadian-Canadian Artist Denyse Thomasos Debuts Virtually at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection.  Denyse Thomasos (1964–2012), Sparrow, 2010, Acrylic on canvas, 152.4 x 182.9 cm, Private collection, The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is pleased to announce that the highly anticipated exhibition, Denyse Thomasos: Odyssey, will debut virtually on June 14, 2021, and in person once the […]

May 18

GLAAD Media Award winner and Gold House A100 Honoree Dino-Ray Ramos launches online publication DIASPORA Will amplify marginalized voices in Hollywood

GLAAD Media Award winner and Gold House A100 HonoreeDino-Ray Ramos launches online publication DIASPORAWill amplify marginalized voices in Hollywood LOS ANGELES,  GLAAD Media Award winner andGold House A100 honoree and former Deadline editor Dino-Ray Ramos today is launching the online publication DIASPORA (thediasporatimes.com).  DIASPORA, aHollywood “trade adjacent,” will be the voice formarginalized communities in film, TV and media shining […]

May 17

Interior Design Show IDS Spring Resiliency Conference 2021    Sustainability and Designing for the Future

By Sally Warburton Interior Design Show IDS Spring Resiliency Conference 2021 Sustainability and Designing for the Future Virtual for the 2nd year in a row due to the Pandemic IDS Spring 2021 offered lots of variety and new products and talks with industry professionals. The four days May 10 – 13 were filled with design […]

May 17

IDS 2021 Spring Virtual Showroom

By A.J.Lam The Spring Resiliency Virtual Conference:   Interior Design Show 2021 IDS 2021 Toronto brings people together to experience the power of design.IDS 2021’s theme for the Spring Resiliency Virtual Conference is Sustainability and Designing for the Future.  With its keynote seminars, local and  international thought-leaders tackle the future of design throughout the virtual […]

May 05

ReelAbilities Film Festival May 18-30, 2021 Full Programming Announced including ReelAbilities Comedy Night

ReelAbilities Film Festival May 18-30, 2021 Full Programming Announced including ReelAbilities Comedy Night ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto is proud to announce programming for the 6th Annual Festival taking place online May 18 – 30, 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 […]

May 05

Please join The Friends of the Semel for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and The Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for an Open Mind program with Professor Yiyun Li, renowned author of Where Reasons End, winner of the 2020 Pen/Jean Stein Book Award. 

Please join The Friends of the Semel for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and The Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for an Open Mind program with Professor Yiyun Li, renowned author of Where Reasons End, winner of the 2020 Pen/Jean Stein Book Award.  In this imagined dialogue between mother and child in a timeless […]

May 05

All-Female Singer/Songwriter Trio WOMEN IN SONG Reflect on Losing Loved Ones to Alzheimer’s in Ethereal New Single, “But I Knew Her When” — Available Now

All-Female Singer/Songwriter Trio WOMEN IN SONG Reflect on Losing Loved Ones to Alzheimer’s in Ethereal New Single, “But I Knew Her When” — Available Now Song is Featured on Canadian Trio’s Debut 13-Track LP, Life of a Woman Watch “But I Knew Her When” via YouTube Here All-female Blind River, ON-based singer/songwriter trio Women in Song […]

May 03

New Cadence Productions (NCP) announce the re-boot of hit series “The Brothers Garcia” with “The Garcias,” featuring the entire original cast who are all grown up with diverse families of their own.  

THE GARCIAS TO STREAM ON HBO MAX NEW CADENCE PRODUCTIONS (NCP) IN PRE-PRODUCTION ON  10 EPISODE RE-BOOT OF THE BROTHERS GARCIA WITH 90+% LATINO INCLUSION BOTH IN FRONT AND BEHIND THE CAMERA New Cadence Productions (NCP) announced today that they will re-boot the hit series “The Brothers Garcia” with “The Garcias,” featuring the entire original […]

May 01

INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS HIP HOP AWARDS VIRTUAL SHOW -MAY 22nd & 23rd 2021 

INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS HIP HOP AWARDS VIRTUAL SHOW  MAY 22nd & 23rd 2021   Winnipeg, MB. – The first ever International Indigenous Hip Hop Awards (IIHHAS) and Trade Show May 22 and 23 in celebration of Indigenous Hip Hop. The awards will stream from our host city of Winnipeg, MB on the original lands of the Dene people’s, Dakota, Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Treaty 1 […]