Updates and coverage about arts, culture and events from or about people from Toronto, Ontario

Jully Black interview: ‘The next album is ready’

Canada's Queen of R&B is releasing a new record and readying Canada to read 'The Marrow Thieves'

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Breakthroughs Film Festival accepting submissions from emerging female directors

Canada's only festival dedicated to showcasing short films by emerging female directors is looking for submissions.

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Looking back at 25 years of Air Farce on TV

Air Farce founding member Don Ferguson shares the behind-the-scenes story about how the troupe made the leap from radio to TV.

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Art Gallery of Ontario members frustrated by Infinity Mirrors exhibit ticketing

Overwhelming demand for Yayoi Kasuma’s upcoming March exhibition leads to long online queues for advance tickets.

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Photo Gallery: Air Farce in pictures 1971-2017

A visual history of Canada's iconic comedy troupe Air Farce, which celebrates its 45th anniversary in 2018.

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Art Gallery of Ontario members frustrated by Infinity Mirrors exhibit ticketing

Overwhelming demand for Yayoi Kasuma's upcoming March exhibition leads to long online queues for advance tickets.

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Toronto pop-up restaurant out to bust HIV food-preparation myths

A Toronto pop-up restaurant is out to bust the myth that you can contract HIV from prepared food.

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Conor Woodman talks Hunting Nazi Treasure

History Canada's new series documents a real-life, present day search for stolen Nazi works of art.

Why tech giants are investing millions in AI that can play video games

Games are proving to be one of the best ways to understand how people behave and how human psychology interacts with AI behaviour.

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Inside the mind of Canadian radio’s most important executive

A one-on-one conversation with Susan Marjetti, CBC's executive director of Radio and Audio

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Apple Music picks up George Stromboulopoulos concert series

George Stroumboulopoulos is teaming up with Apple Music to present House of Strombo, a 10-episode concert series available to stream on YouTube. The black-and-white series features different acts performing in Stroumboulopoulos’ Toronto home. It’s a format similar to his CBC Radio 2 show. “The bands set-up right in my living room, with a live audience […]

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Meet two people who invisibly influence the future of CBC

CBC union presidents Kam Rao and Jonathan Spence are presenting opinions from the public broadcaster's workers to decision makers

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Can VR reignite journalism in the digital age?

Toronto journalist Saleem Khan shares how immersive experiences will open up new storytelling opportunities

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An animated chat with Ken Cuperus, creator of YTV’s ‘The Stanley Dynamic’

The Winnipeg-born writer-producer shares the secrets behind his hit live-action/animated kid sitcom

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Inside CBC’s hit series Murdoch Mysteries with showrunner Peter Mitchell

Millions of Canadians love the historical Toronto-based detective series and we seek out secrets behind the show's success

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Jessica Holmes makes a big return to CBC’s Air Farce

The comedienne dishes on impersonating Céline Dion & Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, opening for Seinfeld, Ellen and Oprah