With climate change being a major problem many people want to do what they can to become more environmentally friendly. One concern is that too many emissions are being used to transport food from place to place. The solution to the problem can be summed up by the Oxford American dictionary 2007 word of the […]
Mimi Radda and Marilyn Fernandes are local residents and neighbours who share a passion for art. Their talent and devotion to art has been met with positive reaction in their private and public shows.
The granddaddy of all musicals hopes to have everything going its way later this month at the Scarborough Village Theatre. With songs and dances weaved into an ingenious storyline with powerful dramatic aim, Oklahoma! epitomizes the expansion of the book musical, according to director Mimi Woods Doherty.
Music of All Latitudes Part II Latin jazz artist Amanda Martinez will play at 7:30 p.m. on April 26 at the University of Toronto Scarborough’s ARC Theatre, 1265 Military Trail. Her music blends Afro-Cuban rhythms, Mexican folk and jazz. $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors. Call 416-287-7076 or visit www.utsc.utoronto.ca/cultural.
If not now, when? If not us, who? Activists, politicians and artists used that message to urge the Canadian government to take a stronger active role in Darfur at Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square on April 13. London Liberal MP Glen Pearson, Sergeant Debbie Bodkin of Waterloo Regional Police and Canadian musicians Low Level Flight, and […]
Torontonians may not be not as environmentally conscious as they think. According to a recent census by Statistics Canada, Toronto commuters are beginning to choose alternate methods of getting to work aside from their cars. The reason, however, is not necessarily to help the environment.
It’s raining on a gloomy Friday morning and you’d expect most high school students to be pulling themselves out of bed, barely awake and unkempt after a night’s sleep. But 22 musically talented students from Woburn Collegiate Institute are already in school, rehearsing several melodies for this week’s Jazzfest 2008, and perfecting their performances to […]
The atmosphere in the Fermenting Cellar in the Distillery District was something out of a zombie movie. Women in eight-inch platform shoes wearing corsets and heavy make-up, men in masks and groups of people thrashing down the catwalk like junkie-robots. The gothic décor was Alternative Arts and Fashion Week’s founder Vanja Vasic’s idea. She wanted […]
International media have come to Toronto to get a look at Canada’s fashion talent. Toronto played host to L’Oreal Fashion Week in Nathan Phillips Square from Mar. 17 to Mar. 22. This year, both local and international designers were given a venue to showcase their collections throughout 34 shows over the week. The Fashion Design […]
Views of the Iraq war, American images in a south Asian style and work representing a full diaspora highlight a new exhibition at the Dores McCarthy Gallery this month.