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From fearless young dancers to a kickass comedy curator and several theatre veterans, here are some big talents heating up this season more

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

Interviews & Features

After four years out of the public spotlight, the disgraced former CBC Radio star remains all ego, with no sense of what he did wrong and no intention of doing anything to make himself accountable more

News

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Including MOCA's grand reopening, Nuit Blanche in Scarborough and a monumental light installation at the Bentway more

Art & Design

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

Culture

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Justin Milhouse

Including IdeasCity, TIFF's final weekend, Jay Rock, Kensington Market Jazz Fest and the 30th annual AIDS Walk more

Culture

The Toronto-based Inuk musician is uncharacteristically nervous about her literary debut, but Split Tooth will get you in the gut, heart and mind as much as her music does more

Books

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Samuel Engelking

Prolific writer is releasing two new books and a third is shortlisted for the Toronto Book Awards more

Books

Including the Toronto International Film Festival, Let's Eat Grandma, Aqua, John Ralston Saul and Bicycle Music Festival more

Culture

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Courtesy of Akin Collective

From garages and shipping containers to members' clubs, art galleries are finding creative ways to carve out space in the city more

Art & Design

Including Tanya Tagaq's debut novel, a sorta memoir by the Beastie Boys and the latest from authors Dionne Brand, Eden Robinson, Khaled Hosseini and Susan Crean more

Books

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Carissa Gallo

I Love Dick writer talks the importance of labour-of-love publishing ahead of appearance at launch for IMPULSE magazine's interview compilation more

Books

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R. Jeanette Martin

Including Fan Expo, the Labour Day Parade, Heathers: The Musical, BuskerFest and the last Electric Island party of the season more

Culture

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Tanja-Tiziana

From cult Can-Con and cosplay to the Back To The Future and 2001: A Space Odyssey reunions, these are the celebrity talks, parties and panels to hit more

Culture

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Zachary Ayotte

Vivek Shraya's fifth book offers a trans perspective on the #MeToo movement more

Books

Including 2001: A Space Odyssey in IMAX 70mm, Boy George, Miguel, TAIWANfest, Tamil Fest and the Bentway Block Party more

Culture

The most exciting shows at this year's scaled-back festival were the performance art and experiential pieces, not script-based works more

Theatre

Stand-up gigs scheduled for the end of September are being moved to Scotiabank Arena and Winter Garden Theatre more

Stage

Risky novel Women Talking spotlights sexual assault in a remote Bolivian community more

Books

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Cassandra Rudolph

Including SummerWorks, Manifesto and Camp Wavelength festivals more

Culture