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In reviews of three recent productions, theatre writers and their editors have started giving away major plot points more

Theatre

The 22nd annual Contact Photo Fest takes over Toronto for the entirety of May. Here are the exhibitions we're most looking forward to more

Art & Design

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Samuel Engelking

Chippewar's latest public art piece dispels the myth that tax dollars go to Indigenous people more

Art & Design

Fran Lebowitz, Jane Goodall and Cancer Bats are coming to town. Plus: Earth Day and Record Store Day more

Culture

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Cylla von Tiedemann

Musical Stage Company and Mirvish’s production of the Tony Award-winning adaptation of the Alison Bechdel graphic novel memoir will break your heart more

Musicals

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Stacy Lee

In light of the exchange between Jully Black and Jeanne Beker during Canada Reads, we found 12 books, including Robyn Maynard's Policing Black Lives, that tell an alternative narrative to Canada's colonial history. more

Books

I’m drawn to listen to stories from the other side. If I don’t hear them, I can’t understand them. And my goal is to understand. You. Me. Them. more

Comedy

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Michael Cooper

Robert Lepage's remount of his Stravinsky short works program features puppets, acrobats and 67 tons of water – this ain't your typical night at the opera more

Opera

Caryl Churchill's experimental play featuring 50 short vignettes gets an uneven production, despite a couple of fine performances more

Theatre

Jivesh Parasram blends storytelling, historical analysis of colonialism and first-hand accounts of everyday Canadian racism in powerful solo show more

Theatre

Despite great performances, Coal Mine’s play about cosmetics testing on humans rather than animals produces mixed results more

Theatre

Our top picks for music, theatre, art and more more

Culture

People are urging Yuk Yuk's Toronto to cancel a comedy show called White Guys Matter hosted by Aaron Berg that promises only white male comedians and jokes about race, religion and sexism more

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Sending up everything from #MeToo to systemic racism, the sketch comedy troupe swings for the fences and hits a home run more

Comedy

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Sponsored feature: presented by Humber x NOW Digital Residency more

Humber

A massive exhibition devoted to Toronto's hip-hop scene is underway at McMichael Canadian Art Collection more

Art & Design

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Gerald Jenkins

The influential English punk poet is still full of piss and vinegar after five decades more

Books

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Dahlia Katz

Julie Tamiko Manning and Adrienne Wong's play about hybrid identities will appeal to a wide audience, no matter your heritage more

Theatre

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Samuel Engelking

Soul singer Charlotte Day Wilson plays two nights at Danforth Music Hall and the Green Living Show takes over the Metro Toronto Convention Centre more

Culture

Simon Stephens's ensemble play about high school power dynamics and bullying will leave you shaken more

Theatre