BRODSKY BALLET WITH BARYSHNIKOV

BRODSKY / BARYSHNIKOV is a one-man theatrical performance that gives voice and verse to the poetry of Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky, performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov. the venue is Winter Garden Theatre, Toronto, 189 Yonge St. Conceived and directed by Alvis …

¡QUÉ HORROR!

Remember the zany, gory, incomparable 2006 film Pan’s Labyrinth? That movie had it all: monsters, fantastic settings and costumes, plus a meaningful political undercurrent. Head to the Art Gallery of Toronto, which is exhibiting work that attempts to unlock the …

Good Food, Good Fun…Toronto

Want to know where to eat in Toronto, Ontario? Ask Hubert Leung. The Toronto physiotherapist-cum-food blogger runs the site Good Food Toronto, where you can find posts on food contests, menu launches, recipes, and restaurant reviews. A skilled photographer, Leung …

CHILL OUT!

Smoothies are a magic elixir. They’re sweet and healthy, refreshing and decadent at the same time—a welcome bundle of contradictions. The following recipe for an orange-blueberry smoothie comes from Rizwan Asad, who runs the food blog Chocolates & Chai out …

One Fish, Two Fish

Shrimp, Ceviche, and a Seafood Pancake For fabulous fish, visit Honest Weight. Prefer a New England version of seafood? Try the chowder. Into a Japanese preparation? Go for the okonomiyaki (a savory seafood pancake). Up for something a little more …

Happy 100th Birthday, National Hockey League

Although Egyptians and Ethiopians were playing some version of hockey around 4,000 years ago, Canada still gets all the credit for developing the contemporary version of the sport on ice. According to legend, the eastern portions of the country originated …

March Madness!

The Toronto Raptors are looking to finish the regular season strong and enter the play-offs with a bang! Join the action at the Air Canada Centre in downtown Toronto or when the weather warms up for the play-offs…you can join …

Art On the Toronto Waterfront

Worth Braving the Elements This winter, Toronto will enliven its chilly waterfront with public art installations that encourage new perspectives on the land. The Ice Breakers exhibition, which runs through February 26th will get you nice and friendly with an …

Culinary Wonderland

Toronto, a Foodie Paradise, Gets Even More Heavenly We get it. It’s a drag to leave the house when it’s too cold. Here’s a two-week Toronto event worth pulling yourself out of hibernation for, though. Winterlicious, a food festival, extends …

The Literary Ladies

Long live the independent bookstore! Toronto-based booksellers Samara Walbohm and Joanne Saul are the founders and co-owners of Type, one of the city’s hottest spots for printed matter. With two locations on Queen St. West and in Forest Hill, Walbohm …