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Chris Rattan

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

Tymisha Harris is magnetic in this hugely entertaining biographical play about the first African-American to take her 30s-era stardom global more

Theatre

Australian comedian's Netflix special is a game changer more

Reviews

Radish Commuter

Radish Commuter

To raise money for North York Harvest Food Bank, urban planner Josh Neubauer has worn a custom radish suit on his two-hour commute to and from work. This campaign, the Radish Commuter, calls attention to food insecurity in Toronto's inner suburbs. more

Food & Drink

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A guide to the best Canada Day 2018 events in Toronto. Recommendations on where to go and what to do on on July 1, including fireworks and events at Harbourfront, Mel Lastman Square, The Bentway Skate Trail, Toronto Islands and Ontario Place. more

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Bricks and Glitter will showcase young queer, trans and two-spirit artists, musicians and performers in venues across the city's west end more

Culture

Brandon Ash-Mohammed

Sylvia Pereira

Stand-up comic Brandon Ash-Mohammed created monthly comedy showcase The Ethnic Rainbow to support LGBTQ+ comedians of colour who have felt excluded from Toronto's non-inclusive comedy scene. The June 23 show is an alternative Pride event for QBIPOC. more

Comedy

With big pop stars letting their queer flags fly, music is basking in the LGBTQ+ rainbow like never before. Artists like Toronto's Witch Prophet are succeeding on their own terms, but the industry needs to realize queerness is more than a trend more

Features

Scarborough Sign

Scarborough Arts

Scarborough has joined key Canadian metropolises including Toronto, Hamilton and Ottawa, with the launch of a public, city-named sign that will travel to six different locations in north and central Scarborough, including a stop at Nuit Blanche. more

Art & Design

The AGO recently retitled an Emily Carr painting with an offensive name, but revising a title originally selected by the artist crosses a line in some circles more

Art & Design

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After a one-note pilot, this chronicle of New York ball culture in the 80s gathers weight and prioritizes knowing LGBTQ viewers more

Reviews

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Samuel Engelking

Find over 60 events including concerts, food festivals, outdoor movies and more in NOW's annual Hot Summer Guide. more

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A list of farmers' markets selling local Ontario produce every weekend in Toronto. Find fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, honey, maple syrup, cheese, eggs, baked goods, goat milk, fresh fish and more. more

Food

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Samuel Engelking

Hxouse aims to eliminate barriers for young Toronto creatives hoping to break into music, fashion and design more

Features

Documentary on famed makeup artist seldom rises above formulaic territory more

Reviews

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Samuel Engelking

As Google-affiliated Sidewalk Labs proposes building a high-tech neighbourhood on the waterfront, citizens should demand ownership of data collected in public spaces more

News

Entrepreneur Tamar Huggins wants to reverse Durham's brain drain and lay down a foundation for a Black future in tech more

Education