Culture




Victoria Day Long Weekend Events Across Canada

For many Canadians, the Victoria Day long weekend officially kicks off summer. This long-awaited weekend is when many flock to cottages, watch fireworks and host backyard barbecues.

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Top Canadian Music Festivals For Spring/Summer 2017

With summer slowly creeping upon us, music festivals are starting to roll out. For the next few months Canada will be a melting pot of music, drawing artists of all genres from all over the world.

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Must-See Exhibits At The Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

Each year, the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival celebrates emerging artists and curators. Recognizing our country’s 150th birthday, this year’s festival puts a spotlight on Canada through exhibits, installations and events.

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Travel Books To Read Before Your Next Adventure

It’s around this time of year that many Canadians are itching to take a trip. Whether you’re a fresh graduate who has just completed your post-secondary program, or a professional looking for your next family vacation destination, the allure of an international adventure is undeniable. Here are a few travel books that are sure to give you some serious wanderlust, and perhaps help you plan the voyage of a lifetime.

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Toronto Art Exhibits Opening In May

With spring showers upon us, exhibits are a relaxing way to spend a rainy day, soak up the local culture in the 6ix and perhaps walk away with a new creative perspective. We’ve rounded up a few intriguing new exhibits to catch this month.

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Must-See Historical Buildings In Toronto

Though Toronto has evolved into a concrete jungle, there are a number of historical gems around the city. Rich with history, these buildings give us a glimpse into what the 6ix once was.

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New Canadian Books To Read This Spring 2017

For Spring 2017, there are several new proudly Canuck books which are set to hit the shelves. Whether you’re eager to delve into poetry or the history of the True North, we’ve curated a few titles to add to your Canadian book collection this season.

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Little Known Events To Catch In Toronto This Week

From getting your socks scared off to stuffing your face in pie, this month is showing no signs of slowing down. Here are some low key events to enjoy in Toronto this week, whether you’re in the mood for cocktails or a horror flick.

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The Georgia O’Keeffe Exhibit Set To Open In Toronto At The AGO

Like many painters, Georgia O’Keeffe’s work can mean many different things to many different people. To some, images of beautiful flower paintings instantly appear in their head, to others images of skulls come to mind, and yet to others still gorgeous landscapes are what they imagine. Starting this weekend and running until July 30th, you can explore the many different aspects of Georgia O’Keeffe’s career all in one exhibit.

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Everything You Need To Know About Canadian Music Week 2017

While our neighbours south of the border will be partying in the desert at Coachella, Toronto will be celebrating the 35th annual Canadian Music Week. Here’s everything you need to know about the annual event.

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Unique Ideas For A Night Out In Toronto

When the weekend rolls around, most Torontonians are looking for a fun night out. If pricey cocktails and long lines at the club are not your cup of tea, you may find yourself looking for other options. Luckily, Toronto is full of unique activities for a night out.

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New Celebrity Body Positivity Books For Spring 2017

In an age where social media is often bombarding us with unrealistic body ideals, it’s easy to feel insecure and uncomfortable in our bodies. We’ve compiled our roundup of new Hollywood body positivity and body image reads to pick up this Spring 2017.

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Top Toronto Events for April 2017

With the warmer weather and sunshine emerging from behind the clouds, April is the perfect time to get out and see what Toronto has to offer. Whether you call the 6ix your hometown or you’re simply visiting for a few days, Toronto is home to numerous happenings as we prepare for the first full month of spring.

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Musicals To See This Spring

We are lucky to live in a city that fully embraces the theatre and Toronto has been home to some amazing productions. Musicals, in particular, tell stories through song and can either bring books and movies to life or inspire them. From love stories to comedies to dramas, musicals can be enjoyed by people of all ages and backgrounds. Read on for some must-see musicals this spring.

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New Spring 2017 Art Exhibits To Catch Now In Toronto

Since Toronto is recognized for being a cultural mosaic, it’s no surprise that the city is full of talented and diverse artists. As art comes in many different forms and mediums, there is no shortage of exhibits to explore. While more prestigious galleries such as the Art Gallery of Ontario may be best known, it’s often more intimate and independent venues which are hidden gems among the creative community.

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