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Curl Up With These Fun Books By YouTube Stars

As the temperatures drop and the skies darken, many social butterflies will be exchanging their usual Saturday nights out for a weekend curled up in front of the fireplace with a book. If you are already a devoted follower of Superwoman or have tuned into Michelle Phan’s beauty videos, you may want to explore their talent further, via a great new read.

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Guillermo del Toro’s At Home With Monsters Exhibit At The AGO Is Creepy Yet Fascinating

To say Guillermo del Toro is an interesting fellow would be putting it lightly. From Pan’s Labyrinth to The Devil’s Backbone and Hellboy, the director has made some of the creepiest, horror and science fiction movies of the last two decades. Now thanks to the AGO and del Toro himself, we are able to catch of glimpse inside his world and see where he gets his inspiration from.

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Catch These November Concerts In Toronto

Although festival season is officially behind us and the temperatures are dropping dramatically, November still boasts an impressive lineup for concertgoers in Toronto. Whether you’re a fan of rap, electronic beats or indie music, there are plenty of artists heading to Toronto that you won’t want to miss.

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Head To Simcoe County To Lose Track Of Time

When you think of Simcoe County in central southern Ontario, you may instantly think about skiing or golfing. The Horseshoe Valley is right in the thick of it after, and the landscape it is situated on is perfect for either of those past times. There is much more to the region however, not the least of which are Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay, the two bodies of water it is located between. It’s a place you will want to visit any time of the year, especially if you are looking to get away from the city for a few days.

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Real Style Visits ROM Friday Night Live Fall 2017

When one thinks of the Royal Ontario Museum, an image of educational outings may immediately spring to mind.  After all, it’s easy enough to associate the dinosaurs, historic artwork and sculptures with the nostalgia of field trips. However, ROM Friday Night Live aims to officially make a night at the museum cool- by letting the wine flow and adding in a dance floor for good measure.

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Everything To Know About The 2017 Vancouver International Film Festival

Set to run until tomorrow, this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival is set to include about 400 films from over 70 countries. Other than the Toronto International Film Festival, which just wrapped earlier this month, VIFF is also considered one of North America’s largest film festivals. From movie buffs to Hollywood stars, the two week long extravaganza is an opportunity for anyone who loves the silver screen to come together, right in Van City. 

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SiriusXM JFL42 Top Comic Winner Gavin Matts On Getting The Last Laugh

Real Style spoke to SiriusXM Top Comic winner Gavin Matts backstage at the JFL42 Comedy Festival in Toronto. From being inspired by names like Dino Archie to finding a home on the stage, the Vancouver comedian spilled on getting the last laugh as the class clown.

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Artist Krista Kim’s “Digital Consciousness” Exhibit Hits Toronto During Nuit Blanche

Krista Kim’s “Digital Consciousness” art exhibit hits Toronto just in time for Nuit Blanche, and is set to take place at Toronto’s Only One Gallery from September 30 to October 1. Kim is a Canadian-born artist and also a member of the “techism” movement, which aims to reflect today’s digital age through the merge of modern innovation and art.

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Nuit Blanche 2017 Hits Toronto Tomorrow

Nuit Blanche returns to Toronto tomorrow night, and is set to transform the city’s downtown core into an artistic space, filled with contemporary art exhibits and live performances. From sunset to sunrise, Toronto’s streets will be covered in vibrant artwork that is created by Canadian and international artists. The event will feature large scale art projects in bustling public spaces across the city, such as Queen’s Park and Nathan Phillips Square.

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Get Cooking With These New Foodie Books For Fall

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or simply a newbie who wants to master a few new dishes, autumn is a perfect time to master your culinary skills. For Fall 2017, try turning to the latest cookbooks that have hit the shelves. From the latest reads written by celebrity chefs to healthy eating titles, we’ve curated a few new books to pick up this season.

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Toronto Arts And Culture Festivals To Enjoy Now

Although September is certainly a month that spells out back to school and back to business, there’s still plenty of fun for those of us based in Toronto. Whether you’re an aspiring comedian or an avid reader, the city offers a cultural or artistic event for just about everyone this month.  

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Newest Celebrity Memoirs For Fall 2017

While your back to school days may be in the past, you can certainly kickstart your fall reading list this season. This autumn, a number of celebrity biographies are set to hit the shelves. From tales of Hollywood to stories of inspirational women, we’ve curated a roundup of memorable titles. Whether you want to learn more about body positivity or women in power, look no further than these new books for Fall 2017.

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September Concerts Across Canada You Don’t Want To Miss

Whether you prefer rap or Top 40 pop hits, several talented artists are on Canadian soil this month. Whether you’re proudly from the 6ix or you call Vancouver home, Real Style has rounded up a few upcoming performances across Canada. 

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Must Read Books To Pick Up Before Summer Ends

Whether you’re looking for a great story to read or going through a life crisis and are in need of a good self-help book, there’s something for everyone. The perfect title might just inspire you to make a change in your life. With the end of summer approaching, here’s Real Style’s roundup of books to read right now. 

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Everything To Know About OVO Fest 2017

The much anticipated OVO Fest will be taking place in Toronto on August 7, and is set to feature none other than Toronto’s own Drake. He will be joined by artists like Majid Jordan, Roy Woods, DVSN and PARTYNEXTDOOR. All of this year’s artists are signed to Drake’s record label, OVO Sound.  

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