Ready to add a few more selections to your library and your liquor cabinet? We’ve come up with another short list of books and booze that a perfect match for each other. Take a drink and turn a page, my friend.
Spinning Plates is a documentary about three restaurants with varying styles of cuisine, and varying degrees of financial success. Featuring Chicago restaurant Alinea, smalltown Balltown, Iowa institution Breitbach’s Country Dining, and La Cocina de Gabby in Tucson, director Joseph Levy contrasts the three different approaches to cuisine in a way that is engaging and entertaining.
In a Kensington coffee shop a gang of couriers huddle around a table, each nearly spilling their soy cappuccinos just to get a look at the next page of some book. When the heat died down, I went to investigate. A thick paper black and yellow book simply entitled Cyclists sat in the middle of […]
The Gay Heritage Project, performed at the Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, is the closest thing you’ll get to an expert oral reading of gay history. It’s funny, brutally honest and the kind of show you want everyone you know to go see. If there was a gay “canon” (which some argue there is), then this […]
We’re halfway through the month and I thought by now the pre-teen mustache look would have evolved into something masculine and powerful. Its hard to raise awareness for November when people have to be inches away from you to notice you’re participating. But I’m out here, struggling. I’m rubbing vitamin E on my upper lip […]
The Lower Ossington Theatre (LOT) has made a wise choice in bringing The Woman in Black, one of the longest running plays in London’s West End, over to the Big Smoke. It’s creepy, cool, dark and fun; plus things are always scarier with a British accent anyway.
Toronto’s own Honor Angeles has released a most brilliant and haunting video for her single “Come Back”. Featuring footage from George A. Romero’s cult classic cum genre creating “Night of the Living Dead”, the video compliments the slow burning music with only shots of the film’s protagonist, Barbara.
I don’t know much about Filipino music but if it’s anything like the latest tracks from Eyedress, there could be a lot more to the country than I considered. Recently signed to Abeano records, Eyedress has been quietly popping up across music blogs and the like in anticipation for the drop of his first EP, […]
Every time a new theatre space opens up in Toronto it is cause for a little celebration. Especially when that company, The Theatre Centre, has been around for 35 years, but never settled on a permanent home.
The idea of Movember is to raise awareness towards mens health issues, prostate cancer being the most prominent. In 2012 Movember Foundation raised upwards of 95 million dollars worldwide.
The dirties from Dundas have, The Dirty Nil, have won our hearts with their latest video – featuring a talk show, fighting, booze, fuzz music, special effects (!) and an extraterrestrial babe.