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Toronto’s Pop-Up Selfie Shop Takes Instagramming To A New Level

Have you ever taken a selfie and used a filter to change the colours? How about used Photoshop to edit something out, or change yourself in the slightest of ways (or in some cases major ways)? Some expert photo manipulators also find ways to putting themselves in places they’ve never been, or doing things they haven’t done. Toronto’s newest pop-up museum can help you cut out the work and skill needed to do that though. This Is Eye Candy located at 322 Queen West provides you with fake sets that you can use as backdrops for your perfect selfie.

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Outdoor Markets Across Canada You Must Visit This Summer

Spring and summer are quickly approaching, which means all the outdoor markets will finally be opening! If you’re ever near one of these amazing markets, stop by and see what they each have to offer! Photo: https://www.instagram.com/p/BvoKYHMDaHX/ Vancouver West End Weekly Art Market If you love art and supporting local talent, this is the spot for […]

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Upcoming Art Exhibits In Toronto

Photo: http://artmatters.ca/wp/2018/10/coming-soon-new-exhibition-by-brian-jungen/ Brian Jungen This exhibition created by the West Coast artist arrives at the Art Gallery of Ontario this summer. Jungen is known for remaking everyday items into powerful sculptures. June 20- August 25, 2019, AGO   True to the Eyes: The Howard and Carole Tanenbaum Photography Collection Over 200 pieces from the Philanthropists’ private […]

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March 2019 Book Releases

While it’s still the midst of winter, here is a list of the seasons most anticipated book releases.   The Bird King, G. Willow Wilson Award winning author and a vital American Muslim voice, G. Willow Wilson now brings us The Bird King, set during the reign of the last sultan in the Iberian peninsula […]

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Daisy Johnson’s Everything Under Is A Well-Written, Yet Confusing Novel

To say Daisy Johnson’s debut novel Everything Under (her first published work, Fen, was a collection of stories) is confusing at times would be an understatement. Yet, there is something compelling about it that makes you keep reading it, and wanting to find out what exactly is going on.

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New Novels To Read This Winter

Let’s face it, with Winter starting to ramp up and the snow starting to fall, you are probably going to be spending a fair bit of time sitting inside curled up either in bed or on the couch with a good book to keep you company. You can either pick up an old favourite and re-enter a world you’ve enjoyed before, or grab something new you’ve never experienced. Here are some of the top new novels coming out soon that you may want to consider.

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Champions Of Magic Is The Must-See Event Of The Holiday Season In Toronto

The last couple of years Toronto has been magical during the holiday season, and by magical we mean that you could spend an evening at the theatre watching some of the world’s greatest illusionists plying their trade. As luck would have it such a show is available once again this year, but it’s a different show, with a different group of performers, and it’s an evening you just don’t want to miss.

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Cirque Du Soleil Corteo Is A Magical Experience

Cirque Du Soleil’s visit to Toronto is an annual event, and when they skipped the big top experience in the late summer / early fall it felt like somehow the year just wasn’t right. Thankfully the touring show is in Toronto this weekend at the Scotiabank Arena from the 12th – 16th with Corteo, and although you don’t get to see the show under the big top, it’s an event you won’t want to miss. 

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The Aurora Winter Festival In Toronto Is A Beautiful Escape From The City

You can tell when winter, and more specifically the Christmas holidays have arrived when winter festivals start popping up all across Canada. Some have been running for many years, yet each year new ones start appearing. Starting today The Aurora Festival in Toronto at Ontario Place makes its premiere, and its a beautiful way to spend an evening out with the family.

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Esi Edugyan Wins The 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize

The Scotiabank Giller Prize has been handed out for 25 years, recognizing excellence in Canadian fiction. Not only does the recipient win the award, but they also get a cash prize of $100,000.00. Last night author Esi Edugyan took home the award for her novel Washington Black, which happened to be the second time she had won it.

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Toronto’s Museum Of Illusions Is A Fun Way To Trick Your Mind

Toronto’s newest attraction feels like something you would find in Niagara Falls Clifton Hill area. It’s the Museum of Illusions, and inside you will find many photo opportunities and games to play that will trick your brain into seeing something that’s not entirely true.

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Top Card Games For Adults In 2018

It used to be that when you got together with friends to play a game of cards, you opened a new deck (or an old one that’s been used many, many times), and played the old standbys like poker, euchre, rummy or one of the other many possibilities out there. Things have changed though, and now there are many different unique cards games you can have a blast with. Here are some of the latest you may want to give a try.

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3 Hot New Reads For Fall 2018

With temperatures quickly dropping, it’s officially time to curl up in front of the fireplace with a cozy quilt and the perfect read. Whether you are staying in for the weekend or simply enjoying a night in, the ideal book can help make those peaceful autumn hours at home pass by much faster. Just in time for plaid scarves and toasty mugs of hot chocolate, we’ve curated a few exciting new tomes for you to pick up right now.  

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Tours Taking Canada By Storm This Fall 2018

  For all of the Canadian music buffs, this fall promises to be a good one as it’s jam packed with tour dates. A plethora of iconic musicians have tour stops scheduled in multiple cities in the great north over the next few months. Whether you’re into rap, pop, country or any other genre of […]

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Where To Spot Celebrities During TIFF

  This year, the Toronto International Film Festival, TIFF for short, will take place from September 6th – September 16th. During this period of time, Toronto will be overflowing with celebrity star power. If you’re not one of the lucky few to get a red carpet pass, you might be wondering where you can accidentally […]

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