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Chris Rattan

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Samuel Engelking

The Toronto sculptor is among the artists shifting the art scene's attention east as the all-night art event's first foray into the suburbs more

Art & Design

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Courtesy of CBC

Documentary series travels Canada and the world to create portraits of artists in the midst of making new work more

Interviews & Features

Nature reclaims the city in director Lisa Jackson's room-scale VR experience Biidaaban: First Light more

Culture

Canadian actor Kandyse McClure stands out in Apartheid-era pic about the hunt for South African folk hero John Kepe more

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

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Maisie Cousins

Album review: Singer/guitar shredder Anna Calvi is in a new era of openness, and it's pushed her to new heights on this third album, Hunter. more

Album reviews

Renée Beaulieu's drama about an academic studying the link between skin cells and desire is a fascinating, if uneven, exercise more

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

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Courtesy of TIFF

This year's fest is light on queer content, but we dug into the program to round up key titles plus films with prominent queer directors, writers and actors more

Interviews & Features

An experimental sketch comedy series from director, creator and star Terence Nance is a hard-hitting critique of contemporary American life that mixes live action, animation, video footage and puppetry. more

TV & Streaming

Issa Rae's series could probably coast on its wit, social commentary and cast, but its characters seem stuck in the same situations more

TV & Streaming

Desiree Akhavan's engaging drama about teens at a gay-conversion camp suffers from uneven characterization more

Reviews

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Photos by Samuel Engelking

As carnival culture spreads globally, local costume designers are using technology to rekindle interest in old traditions more

Culture

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Samuel Engelking

Veteran designer Clarence Forde will teach carnival history to grade-schoolers this fall more

Culture

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Succession Raghubir Singh

The museum tackles sexual assault allegations against influential photographer Raghubir Singh – and reframes his work in the process more

Art & Design

The community-based arts event takes over venues across Toronto's west end from July 19-29 more

Culture

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Samuel Engelking

Review of Janelle Monáe's Toronto concert at Rebel: With a joyous, ambitious performance, the newly out pop singer's performance was the truest version of the story she's been telling since the beginning fo her career. more

Concert reviews

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Samuel Engelking

The 10-day grassroots event is more than just an alternative to Pride Toronto more

Culture

Kevin Macdonald's authorized film Whitney paints a dimensionless portrait of the late pop icon more

Reviews

Solo performance piece about deaf identity wants to be radical but ends up conventional more

Theatre

Gillian Bartolucci's solo sketch show spasms out of control more

Theatre

Virgins!

Virgins!

Black women on TV are increasingly affirming their desire for sex. But with Toronto-based web series Virgins!, creator Aden Abebe chronicles the lives of four millennial women as they navigate adulthood without a certain rite of passage more

Interviews & Features