York University to offer safe, spectacular vantage point for viewing tonight’s eclipse

Just before sunset, an event will unfold in the skies over Toronto that only happens a handful of times.

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Five must-see events to check out as the 35th annual International Festival of Authors gets underway

One of the country’s largest and undoubtedly one its finest literary events, the 35th International Festival of Authors, runs Oct. 23 to Nov. 2 at Harbourfront Centre. Here are a few highlights culled from the veritable slew of page-turning workshops, readings and parties over the next 11 days.

Jewel and Sam Roberts join musical forces to celebrate man’s best friend

This past Sunday afternoon, a clutch of people whose Venn diagrams of “likes” interlace over the words ‘Jewel’ and ‘dog lover’ made the trek to King City.

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Too Close To Call: With Hallowe’en approaching, we profile two of Toronto’s Masters of Disguise

For a combined 141 years, two costume companies have dominated T.O.’s dress-up landscape. Who can truly craft a character? Who knows their Elizabethan garb? You choose.

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For Bruce McCulloch, the journey is the destination for “Young Drunk Punk”

You wouldn't peg Bruce McCulloch as a punk of any kind in his younger days, much less a drunk one.

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Weekly Toronto Flick Picks: Toronto After Dark opens, RiFF winners announced, a look ahead at things to come and more

Early each week, we take a look at interesting screenings and events that Toronto cinema culture has coming, take a look at some local film events and check out what’s shooting right now in the city.

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Best of Toronto, Fall Edition: Where to watch Toronto’s changing fall colours

You can’t really blame people for thinking otherwise, but fall, after the long, sweaty, obnoxiously humid interlude of summer, is when the real cool-weather beauty in this city begins.

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Post City in the Park: Toronto songwriter Oh Susanna joins us in Edwards Gardens to celebrate her new album

Toronto singer and songwriter Oh Susanna, a.k.a, Suzie Ungerleider, returns with a new album this fall, dubbed Namedropper, her first since 2011’s Soon the Birds. She plays in town this month.

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The Week in Toronto in 10 Clicks: Ford Flakes, free beer, Mike Babcock and more

You've heard the phrase 'Around the world in 80 days?' We've got Toronto for you in 10 clicks. Behold, the week that was:

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Theatre Review: Helen Lawrence blends stage and film for an engaging experience

Blending film technology and live theatre, Helen Lawrence is a Bogartesque tale of murder and intrigue set in 1948 Vancouver, an era of corruption and post-war upheaval in which police “managed” crime rather than fought it.

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