What to See at Hot Docs 2013

Hot Docs starts tomorrow! They’ve always got some gems, but it’s often hard to decide what to see – the Toronto Standard offers their top five: Usually documentaries get the short end of the stick when it comes to theatrical releases, but for ten glorious days each spring non-fiction filmmaking takes over Toronto. The Hot […]

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Fabric of a Nation “Distinctly Canadian weirdness” at the Textile Museum

Until September 30th, the Textile Museum has an exhibition celebrating Canadiana: Curators Shauna McCabe, Natalia Nekrassova, Sarah Quinton and Roxane Shaughnessy mine the permanent collection of the Textile Museum, and mix and match their holdings of quilts, blankets, hook-rugs and handmade clothing with pieces by contemporary Canadian artists. This effortless-seeming combination produces a clear, broad-ranging […]

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Street Style: 21 looks at the colourful characters in Kensington Market

Think Torontonians lack in style? Toronto Life has a series dedicated to the style in different neighbourhoods. Here are their style picks for a recent jaunt into Kensington Market. Words by Kevin Naulls | Photography by Jenna Marie Wakani A summer Pedestrian Sunday in Kensington Market is one of the already-bustling bohemian neighbourhood’s busiest times: […]

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Majority of Toronto’s $285M surplus will go to TTC: Rob Ford

From the May 1 edition of the National Post: Mayor Rob Ford dampened the dreams of city councillors who want to start divvying up a higher-than-expected operating surplus to reverse some of this year’s controversial cuts. The latest financial figures indicate that the municipality brought in an extra $285-million in 2011, sources said, about $130-million […]

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Fashion. Art. Toronto. April 24 – 28

Toronto’s 7th Annual Alternative Arts and Fashion week starts today. You’ll find 200 national and international fashion designers, visual artists, bands and performers hosted in a 15,000 square foot warehouse on Sterling Road, where Dundas and College meet. Click here for the main website Here’s the article from the National Post: “Any time you want […]

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