Category Archives: Life & Culture

October 03

THE FAITHFUL powerfully explores fandom, memorabilia and the magnetic appeal of three of the most influential cultural icons of our time…

THE FAITHFUL The King, The Pope, The Princess A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT IMAGES – 20 YEARS IN THE MAKING – FROM ARTIST & DIRECTOR ANNIE BERMAN WEST COAST THEATRICAL RELEASE STARTSFRIDAY, OCTOBER 8 IN LOS ANGELES IN-PERSON SCREENINGS AND Q&A’S TO FOLLOW IN LA, SAN FRANCISCO, SEATTLE AND MORE. WATCH THE TRAILER NOW FOR ‘THE FAITHFUL’ OPENS IN […]

October 01

FOUND-Launching Globally on Netflix October 20th-

A Netflix Original Documentary FOUND A Film by Amanda LipitzProduced by Anita Gou, Jane Zheng, and Jenny Raskin ***Launching Globally on Netflix October 20th*** Opening October 13th at the Paris Theater in NYCOpening October 15th at the Laemmle Monica in Los Angeles Screening Thursday, September 30 as part of IDA Awards Season Screening Series7:30 PM PT […]

September 30

Youth Day Music Gala  September 26, 2021   One King Street West

By Sally Warburton One King Street in the Grand Banking Hall was where it was happening on Sunday, September 26. It was the Thank You Music Gala for Youth Day.   An evening to hear the Youth Day singers and  to thank the sponsors. Celebrating the success of the young singers who had the chance to […]

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 […]