In this new bi-weekly column, we take a look at some awesome cultural events happening in the city of Toronto over the next couple of weeks that you won’t want to miss. This week we take a look at a breathtaking spectacle of performance art, a cultural film festival entering its seventh year, and a series of panels and courses for budding filmmakers led by an industry veteran.
Toronto's wet and rainy summer is drawing to a close as September draws near, but there's one last hurrah to be had as the Canadian National Exhibition rolls into town from Friday, August 15 to September 1.
Wakestock takes over the Toronto Islands this weekend for one of the biggest sporting and music events of the year. Combining wakeboarding, skateboarding, freestyle moto-x, parties, bands, and a bikini contest, the competition and festival is likely to draw huge crowds once again for the eleventh annual event.
The Toronto After Dark Film Festival announced great news for horror film fanatics: this year's festival is set to run for a total of 8 nights, between October 17 to 24. That's up one day from 2007, when the event packed in over 6,500 fans.
Looking for some spice for your sex life? Whether you need atomic hot peppers or just a little oregano, there's a little something for everyone at the Everything To Do With Sex Show, which returns this weekend to the Automotive Centre at Exhibition Place in Toronto.
Celebrate Halloween horror and hijinks a little early with the Toronto After Dark film festival, which hits the city this week starting on Friday, October 19. Now in its second year, the festival features horror, genre and sci-fi films from around the world, and includes a number of Canadian premiers.
Cast members of the hit sci-fi series Heroes stopped by Toronto's Yonge and Dundas square today to meet with fans and sign DVDs. At the event were stars Zachary Quinto (Sylar), James Kyson Lee (Ando), Noah Gray-Cabey (Micah), and one of the show's new additions for season two, Dania Ramirez (Maya).
Another summer is almost behind us, and Fall can't be far away. That's at least obvious from one of the ultimate signs of the season as the 2007 Canadian National Exhibition kicks off today at 10:00 AM. Yes, The Ex is back for another year and while it might signal the end of patio season it's also a great time to see the sights, jump on a ride, and buy a few Tiny Tom donuts on the Midway.
Fido held a big to-do this week in Toronto's Distillery District, inviting Canadian artists and filmmakers out to celebrate the historic neighbourhood's 175th anniversary - in dog years. The event also helped unveil the company's new 'Fido Spot' in the area which is now the largest permanent exterior digital video projector in the province, which projects a seven-storey image.