Pioneer musical dances its way into Scarborough

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.

Rally cries out for action in Darfur

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 […]

Old School Jazz

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 […]

FAT makes a fashion statement

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 […]

Toronto’s fashion week about more than just art

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 […]