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Torontonians read a lot of challenging literary fiction, stories about women living under oppressive patriarchy and Michelle Obama Read more


Justin Haigh's walkabout production of the Dickens tale will haunt you with its warmth and generosity Read more


Althea Thauberger Kite Toronto Biennial of Art

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Our picks for the year's top exhibition, performance, film program, new art spaces and more Read more

Art & Design

Salt-Water Moon, Assassins and Terminus head up our list of the best plays and musicals from the last 10 years Read more


Works by Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young, William Forsythe, Natasha Powell and Bill Coleman topped our list of the best in dance Read more


The Broadway fantasy about the last surviving Romanov isn't very complex, but it receives a handsome, elegant staging Read more


The Tita Collective

Tyra Sweet

Including the Montreal Massacre vigil, Laugh Rally for SketchFest, Bend It Like Beckham, Miho Hatori, Nyssa and Human Rights Film Festival Read more


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Samuel Engelking

It’s clear that the city is growing – but in what direction? Read more


Scarborough Made

Samuel Engelking

The city is revamping its public art strategy for the first time in 30 years, but Doug Ford's developer-friendly Bill 108 is causing uncertainty Read more

Art & Design

From The Testaments to Ian Williams's Giller Prize winner, this year gave us exceptional novels from veteran writers and rising stars Read more


Between Riverside And Crazy, Coal Mine Theatre, 2019

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Coal Mine Theatre's production of Stephen Adly Guirgis's timely Pulitzer winner features some good performances, but it feels cramped Read more


Cats, National Tour, 2019

Photo by Matthew Murphy

Andrew Lloyd Webber's plotless 80s classic still has the power to mesmerize and enchant Read more

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Including Global Climate Strike, Cavalcade of Lights, Akira at the Royal, skating at Union Station, Brockhampton, Ice Cream and A Christmas Carol Read more


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Six comics discuss empowering marginalized voices in the face of offensive acts like Shane Gillis and Louis C.K. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Since launching the new pricing model in May, more than 100,000 people have signed up for the annual pass Read more

Art & Design

Kay Kassirer

Vancouver sex worker and spoken-word poet Kay Kassirer edited an anthology to share the highs, lows and unique takes on the oft-maligned profession Read more


Between Breaths, Factory Theatre, 2019

Photo by Rich Blenkinsopp

Robert Chafe's play drains all the life from the story of Newfoundland animal behaviourist Jon Lien, who saved over 500 whales from fishing nets Read more

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Despite being unfinished, The Beautiful Ones manages to be an eclectic, well-crafted volume of autobiographical fragments Read more


No matter what he says, he believes what he says when he says it Read more