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Huge Collection of Banksy Art On Display In Toronto

This summer, art lovers will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view a giant collection of the mysterious Banksy’s art in Canada’s very own the 6ix.

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Canadian Summer Music Festivals You Don’t Want To Miss

As Summer 2018 hits us, music festival season has once again returned to the True North. Whether you like electronic dance music or country beats, there are a number of Canadian music festivals this season that will surely leave you in a party mood. Other than great tunes, we all know that a weekend at a music festival is an opportunity to catch up with friends, practice your dance moves, soak up the sun and enjoy a few drinks. From the pumping rhythms and wild crowds of EDM at Ever After 2018 to many others, Canada has it all. We’ve compiled a list of the must-attend music festivals coming to Canada this season. 

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Emma Healey’s Novel Whistle In The Dark Isn’t For Everyone

Every parent’s worst nightmare is for their child to go missing, and when it does happen their greatest hope is for their child to return to them unharmed. Emma Healey’s latest novel explores the story of one family whose fifteen year old daughter is found after having gone missing for four days, and the madness that ensues as they try to piece together what happened. 

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Power Ball XX Celebrates Art In Collaboration With Max Mara On May 31

Tomorrow evening, Toronto’s prestigious art gala Power Ball returns to the city, partnering with Italian fashion house Max Mara for the fourth year in a row. The event, which launched its first annual gala in 1999, is also celebrating its 20th anniversary with a circus themed extravaganza. Led by honourary chair Nancy McCain, the Power Ball takes place tomorrow evening at the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at 231 Queens Quay West. The event is set to combine the creative, diverse worlds of visual art, fashion, music, media and more.

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CONTACT Photography Festival 2018 Hits Toronto This Month

Photo: contactphoto on Instagram  Described as the world’s biggest photography festival, the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival began on April 27th and will run throughout the month of May, with a few featured works on display in June. This free festival presents both local and international photography, and includes numerous public exhibitions across Toronto and the GTA. […]

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New Inspirational Books To Pick Up This Spring 2018

Whether you are a young professional finding your way into the world or someone struggling with body image, there is plenty of writing that can inspire you. We’ve rounded up a few inspirational books that you can pick up this Spring 2018, and add to your bookshelf as we await warmer temperatures.

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Sutra Performer Ali Thabet Talks Kung-Fu, Stunts And Inspiration

The award-winning Sutra is finally heading to Toronto. The show features 19 Shaolin Temple Monks fighting, leaping, spinning and rolling as they showcase the skills they’ve spent their lifetime learning. The show is more than that though, and it’s artistic displays of talent will keep you mesmerized. We had a chance to talk to Ali Thabet, the assistant choreographer and a performer in the show.

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Hot Docs Festival 2018 Hits Toronto On April 26

For any avid film buffs out there, the annual Canadian International Documentary Festival (more commonly known as Hot Docs) is set to return this spring. Hot Docs 2018 officially launches on April 26, and runs until May 6. The Toronto festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and the celebratory mood has resulted in a look back in time as Hot Docs reflects on its success.

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New Canadian Book Releases to Dive Into This Spring

As the white snow and layers of frost turn into fresh greens and colourful blooms, Canadian authors are bringing readers a host of new stories centered on heart-pounding mystery and thrilling suspense. These new reads just might bring some homegrown flair to your spring reading list, as we prepare for eventual patio weather and the chance to once again curl up with a book on the balcony. Take a look at Real Style’s round up of hot new Canadian arrivals to add to your bookshelf this season.

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Catch “An American in Paris” In Toronto Until April 29th

Even if you don’t have plans to travel to the City of Light this spring, the award-winning musical An American in Paris just might usher you away to this global fashion capital. The hit Broadway musical has won four Tony Awards, and just debuted at the Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto on March 27.

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The Most Anticipated Fiction Book Releases of Spring 2018

What better way to welcome in the flower-power season than with a book to refresh your mind and soul, just in time for spring?  Whether you’re into heartfelt family sagas or personal quests for happiness, there’s a fiction title for every bookworm to crawl into this Spring 2018.      

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Creative Ideas For A Canadian Girls’ Getaway This Spring

Whether seeking some self-care or wanting to explore the adventurous outdoors, we have compiled a list of unique Canadian getaways that will leave you and your girlfriends with memories to last a lifetime- or at the very least, until the next weekend out of town!

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Must-See New Art Exhibits Across Canada

This spring, Canada is truly shaping up to be an art lover’s dream. With so many intriguing exhibits hitting the most stylish and creative cities across the True North, there’s no need to jet off to Europe or book a weekend trip to the Big Apple if you are in an artsy mood. In the season to come, Canada’s finest galleries and museums are set to welcome an eclectic mix of modern and contemporary art.

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Dig Into These Vegan Cookbooks For Spring 2018

With all of the heavy and hearty meals we eat during winter, Spring 2018 is the perfect time to cleanse our bodies as we prepare to head outdoors. As the natural beauty empire takes over, vegan recipe collections continue to rise. From re-inventive comfort food to dishes meant to satisfy your guests, these cookbooks are guaranteed to make wholesome eating that much easier.  

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Catch These March 2018 Concerts Across Canada

Canadian music lovers can officially expect to get ready for a busy month, as March is set to be a fast-paced four weeks of concerts and pumping beats across the country. As we prepare to say goodbye to the frigid temperatures with the hopes of milder weather, some of the biggest names in the industry are coming out of winter hibernation to rock the stage.

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