In this Urban Planner: actors and playwrights sing for their supper, and a bizarre clown cabaret. Theatre: The folks at the Storefront Theatre have been busy mopping and cleaning since a water main break in February flooded their venue,...Show More Summary
Players are challenged to create their own virtual public transportation system for fun.
In today's Urban Planner: images of sound, and an interdisciplinary arts extravaganza. Photography: The folks at Analogue Gallery love good photography and the local music scene, hence Sound Image 2014, their third annual music photography competition and exhibition. Show More Summary
In today's Urban Planner: artificially intelligent folk music, singing along with Sandy and Danny, and celebrating Captain Canuck. Music: Here’s something straight out of a science fiction movie: an artificially intelligent being that...Show More Summary
When urban planners and developers want to know what businesses local residents would like in their neighborhoods, where to put new bike lanes, or specific...
In today's Urban Planner: brushing up on Photoshop, birthday art for Toronto, and the follies of Star Trek. Technology: Whether you need professional images for your business website or want to add a little wow factor to your selfies,...Show More Summary
In today's Urban Planner: an abstract film about the power of art, dropping some Degrassi knowledge, and ’70s cable-access hilarity. Film: Cinema Politica takes a look at the power of art in Mars at Sunrise. This abstract film follows...Show More Summary
In today's Urban Planner: a hit play for parents, and a special salon about the masque. Theatre: For the debut edition of Plays for Parents—a midday baby-friendly play-reading series—east-end arts producers O Muse have programmed local...Show More Summary
Build up, not out. That's been the mantra of urban planners for many years, and with good reason. Tall buildings facilitate walkable communities and thriving street-level retail. They make mass... To view the full story, click the title link.
In today's Urban Planner: a delicious and cheesy festival, the world's largest consumer bike show, and a rock 'n' roll release. Sports: The world’s largest bicycle consumer show, the Toronto International Bike Show will feature overShow More Summary
In today's Urban Planner: writerly advice, improvised Shakespeare, and a new musical showcase. Books: Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could redo parts of your life with the knowledge you have now? The Open Book Literary Salon is exploring...Show More Summary
In today's Urban Planner: History: Katniss Everdeen may be pretty popular these days, but she’s not the first woman ever to pick up a bow and arrow. Join Gayle Gibson, a teacher at the Royal Ontario Museum, for Women With Bows. From Greek goddess Artemis to Maid Marian, she’ll discuss female archers throughout history, and why women are so […]
In today's Urban Planner: take a trip on the Orient Express, party like it's NXNE, and check out a talk show hosted by a zombie clown. Poetry: Do you have the guts to share your works of poetry during an open mic session? Prove it at Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) XV. Show More Summary
Using biomimicry, urban planners could learn how to build better networks of roads and railway lines by looking at the super-efficient "many-headed slime." Compared to mold, humans know next to nothing about creating efficient networks. Show More Summary
Urban planner Nick Falbo's bike lane design includes a corner refuge island to protect cyclists when they turn at another street.
In today's Urban Planner: an unorthodox play about intimacy, a trip to the Guggenheim, and the greatness of Spielberg. Theatre: Theatre company One Little Goat previews its latest project, Parts to Whole, as part of the RBC Bash Director Program, at Canadian Stage’s Berkeley Street Theatre. Show More Summary
In today's Urban Planner: an electroacoustic showcase, Allen Ginsberg party songs, and a really fancy videogame party. Performing Arts: The Art of Time Ensemble goes all Metal Machine Music for its latest showcase. Okay, not that particular...Show More Summary
In today's Urban Planner: a quippy talk show, found-footage horror, and talking about movies about books. Film: Every two months, book and movie lovers alike are treated to Book Revue, a new type of reading club. This time around, TIFF...Show More Summary
In today's Urban Planner: the history of Canadian hip hop, naughty hypnosis, and re-imagining Chekhov. Music: As part of Black History Month, the Toronto Public Library presents a discussion with hip hop author and promoter Dalton Higgins. Show More Summary
In today's Urban Planner: salsa lessons for beginners, and an evening with George Bernard Shaw. Dance: No, we’re not suggesting you get friendly with some tasty chip dip (but that does sound like a good idea). Steps Dance Studio wants to help you spice up your life with its free Intro to Salsa classes. Show More Summary