Vyasar Ganesan
*Spoilers ahead*   When I was growing up, I wanted, among many things, to be a knight. I daydreamed about fighting dragons, saving princesses and a suit of armor shining in the sun. In Texas, too, cowboys were contemporary knights, full of chivalric “ma’am” behavior and great acts of...
Michelin-starred chef Akira Back’s second Toronto restaurant is the perfect elevated eatery for Chinese food connoisseurs and newbies alike. A global ambassador for Asian cuisine, Korean-born Back has followed up his eponymous Bisha Hotel Japanese joint with a tribute to all things Chinese,...
  Rachel Ganz
The 2021 Digital Toronto Fringe takes place July 21-July 31 with over 65 shows and nightly communal events, including a digital Fringe Tent. I sat down with Lucy Eveleigh, executive director of the Toronto Fringe Festival, to chat about digital theatre, inclusive programming, and the future of...
  Kelly Bedard
I am not a woman of ritual. There’s very little in this world that I do because I’ve always done it, not a birthday tradition or a makeup routine or even a consistent time for breakfast. But this, I do. The Bachelor Scale, my yearly ranking of The Bachelorette‘s cavalcade of mediocre...
We may not be able to gather at the Skydome but Baseball Season is nevertheless well underway so we decided to reinstate our tradition of hosting an annual Blue Jays Roundtable Podcast to talk through all the hopes and fears and complaints and little joys of being a Toronto Blue Jays fan. This year...
  Kelly Bedard
Mae Martin’s autobiographical-adjacent...
  Kelly Bedard
Before we announce the winners of the 2015...
  Kelly Bedard
The Musician Spotlight Series shines a light on...
  Kelly Bedard
The Musician Spotlight Series shines a light on...
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The Musician Spotlight Series shines a light on...
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The Musician Spotlight Series shines a light on...

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I am not a woman of ritual. There’s very little in this world that I do because I’ve always...
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Theatre

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These are crazy times and we’ve all taken on a bunch of new projects as we socially isolate in...
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Film

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*Spoilers ahead*   When I was growing up, I wanted, among many things, to be a knight. I...
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About the Favourites Series: One of our favourite things is to listen...
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Books

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Recent Posts

  Kelly Bedard

These are crazy times and we’ve all taken on a bunch of new projects as we socially isolate in order to help stop the spread of Covid-19. We’re donating where we can, we’re cleaning the pantry, we’re organizing the 2300+ title dvd library. We finished work on the Nominee Interview Series even though the live event for our yearly Critics’ […]

  Vyasar Ganesan

*Spoilers ahead*   When I was growing up, I wanted, among many things, to be a knight. I daydreamed about fighting dragons, saving princesses and a suit of armor shining in the sun. In Texas, too, cowboys were contemporary knights, full of chivalric “ma’am” behavior and great acts of derring-do, and so I disdained the […]

  Alexander Franks

It is good to be fringing again! I first want to take this opportunity before I dive into the reviews to express my gratitude, respect and thanks to everyone involved with the Toronto Fringe this year from the artists to admin to box office just everyone. It has been a long and hard road adjusting […]

Michelin-starred chef Akira Back’s second Toronto restaurant is the perfect elevated eatery for Chinese food connoisseurs and newbies alike. A global ambassador for Asian cuisine, Korean-born Back has followed up his eponymous Bisha Hotel Japanese joint with a tribute to all things Chinese, offering a huge range of dishes inspired by the sprawling diversity of […]

  Rachel Ganz

Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia is a family drama that spans five generations and four countries, gracefully weaving fragmented chapters along a seamless spine of female fortitude. Two families are featured in the novel, both of Latin American descent, their intersections meaningful and so-satisfying-I-need-more-immediately. From Camaguey 1866 to Miami in 2019, we explore the […]

  Kelly Bedard

These are crazy times and we’ve all taken on a bunch of new projects as we socially isolate in order to help stop the spread of Covid-19. We’re donating where we can, we’re cleaning the pantry, we’re organizing the 2300+ title dvd library. We finished work on the Nominee Interview Series even though the live event for our yearly Critics’ […]

  Rachel Ganz

What Are You Supposed to Be? (All Day I Dream About…Theatre) What Are You Supposed to Be? is an experimental comedy currently running at the 2021 Toronto Digital Fringe Festival. As a collective creation, this piece explores a tense, mysterious conflict in a world of challenging characters. The story follows Leah, a novelty birthday party princess […]

  Rachel Ganz

In Transit (Von Hunt Productions)  In Transit is a contemporary dance film, presented as part of the 2021 Toronto Digital Fringe Festival. Creator, choreographer and performer Alayna Kellett has devoted years of research to this piece and it’s paid off in a robust work of graceful emotion. In Transit follows one woman’s imperfect path beyond […]