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Nuit Blanche 2015 Zone Guide: Extended Projects

Our zone guide gives you Nuit Blanche highlights for every part of the city. Hey, Nuit Blanche ain’t for everyone. After all, it can be a sensory overloaded clusterfuck that quickly morphs you into disgruntled muttering about drunken teenagers as you shuffle off to the next exhibit. And even if you do choose to go […]

Nuit Blanche 2015 Zone Guide: Black and White Night

Our zone guide gives you Nuit Blanche highlights for every part of the city. Curated by JR, a semi-anonymous French “photograffeur” known for guerilla-pasting giant images onto buildings, Black and White Night aims to create an environment that’s open to interpretation. Show More Summary

Irrfan Khan’s Comfortable Silence

We spoke with the Bollywood star about his new true crime thriller, Talvar, the story's Toronto connection, and the power of the media. Irrfan Khan is a man comfortable with silences. Dressed in a beige jacket with a dark-brown floral...Show More Summary

Inherent Weisse: From Then to Now – The Comic Book Story of Beer

A new comic book tells the incredible (and super-long) history of beer. One of the big questions that I get asked a lot is “why beer?” There are plenty of other things in this big world that are incredibly interesting, and I’m a woman of eclectic interests, but what is it about beer that has made it chief among them? More often than not I tell this […]

Vandalist: Graffiti Deconstructed

Gentrification: 1, Graffiti: 0 BY: Unknown LOCATION: Queen and Dovercourt PHOTO BY: Patrick Cummins FIELD NOTES: Toronto is crazy for condos. This has caused something of a stir with locals, especially in areas where strong cultural identity is being quickly and carelessly replaced with shiny expensive knockoff attempts at culture. Show More Summary

Newsstand: October 2, 2015

This fine Friday morning, read about City Council reversing a stance on a democracy-forward position, an inmate from Hamilton jail, and increased funding for IVF. Last night, City Council reversed an earlier vote to ask the province to allow ranked ballots in municipal elections. Show More Summary

Extra, extra: Province Boosts IVF Funding, Markham Co-workers Win Big, and Bill Blair Gets Called Out

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. The province has agreed to fund one cycle of in-vitro fertilization for eligible women up to age 42, increasing total annual IVF funding by $50 million per year, effectively more than tripling the amount spent on assisted […]

Explaining the City of Toronto Act

It's the legislation that outlines the City's governance and powers, and it's up for negotiation. David Miller called it “a huge deal,” and Karen Stintz warned it would give “Toronto powers of government similar to a Province.” The year...Show More Summary

Electing Bob Rae

Twenty-five years ago today, Bob Rae was sworn in as Ontario's premier. On this morning 25 years ago, a ceremony took place at Convocation Hall. At the podium was Bob Rae, being sworn in as the first NDP premier of Ontario. His speech...Show More Summary

The Ford Awakens

Rob Ford makes the jump to the big screen in the new mockumentary Toronah. Torontoist brings you an early report of the movie magic. Jaws dropped all over town a couple of days ago with the news of a new film called Toronah, an unscripted...Show More Summary

Adults-Only Education

Tired of flower arranging? Try stripteasing. A look behind Toronto’s sexiest learning opportunities. Each month, Sex-ist looks at topics relating to sex and sexuality in and around the GTA. When it comes to continuing education, Toronto schools offer a variety. Show More Summary

Seance Provides Old-School Chills to Modern Audiences

Nicholas Wallace's hit spook show gives theatregoers some delicious tricks and treats Some shows require reviews that are as close to spoiler-free as possible, to preserve the secrets and surprises that they contain. Seance, writtenShow More Summary

Newsstand: October 1, 2015

There's much to celebrate: the Blue Jays earned their first division title last night for the first time in 22 years! Wooooo! In the news: Officer pleads not guilty to charges in Sammy Yatim shooting, McDonald's Canada to integrate self-serve kiosks, and contest for gastropub is postponed due to legal concerns. Show More Summary

Rob Ford’s Found Poetry

At a council debate about Uber, Rob Ford gives the world an accidental poem. This afternoon, the former mayor of Toronto gave the city a gift. Rob Ford (Ward 2, Etobicoke North) spoke at city council’s debate about the taxi industry and Uber, and, as is his wont, stumbled upon something extraordinary. Show More Summary

Extra, Extra: Baby Pandas On the Way, Grey Cup Headed to BMO Field, and the Jays Could Clinch AL East Title

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. Is there anything the fair people of Toronto love more than babies? Or pandas? If you guessed panda babies, you’d be right. And yes, babies, plural, because Toronto Zoo giant panda Er Shun has been successfully artificially […]

Shaping Toronto: Reusing an Old City Hall

How Toronto and other cities have reused (or plan to readapt) former municipal battlegrounds. Shaping Toronto looks at the decisions, processes, and trends that form the city we know and love. “From Old City Hall to mall?” To some web...Show More Summary

Beyography: Bringing The Gospel Of Beysus To Toronto

A Beyoncé dance class that is bound to leave you feeling Crazy In Love She wears heels, she dances in those heels and she sings while dancing in those heels. Being Beyoncé is no easy feat, and you may think that all your efforts of being her Flawless self are a total waste. Show More Summary

Sound Advice: Dan-e-o, Brendan Philip, Clairmont the Second

A Toronto hip-hop veteran, local electro-R&B, and a Chance the Rapper soundalike. #ICYMI, a roundup of noteworthy musical happenings in the city some call The 6. Dan-e-o: Toronto hip-hop vet Dan-e-o delivers a cut from his album Invincible. Show More Summary

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