Building Black, Nimako’s 2014 breakout exhibition of sculptures built with Lego, helped him investigate what he calls the “notion of blackness” and the “cultural beauties and controversies of the black experience” through his work.
Picking five favourite books is as difficult as a government getting provinces to agree on constitutional change,” he says. “So I will go with five books that have deeply influenced me as a journalist.
With the opening of PG Clucks for fried chicken sandwiches, a niche beer bar called Birreria Volo and B’saha, a Moroccan restaurant, College is getting more attention than it has in a while. Here are six standbys to check out along with the newcomers.
In the process of looking for new ways to use the ice, the term “hockey mom” took on a new meaning. No longer content to shuffle kids to practice and cheer them on in the stands, a group of moms launched their own league called Skate Sister Hockey.
Just For Laughs, the Toronto edition of the legendary Montreal laugh fest, hits town this month for 10 days of standup comedy and 42 comics, beginning Sept. 22. Here’s the list of the 10 shows I’m sure to be at, in case you’re a big comedy fan or want to hand me a subpoena.
This summer, Indochino opened a new menswear store in North York's Yorkdale Mall. The Vancouver-based company sells accessories and custom shirts, but their specialty seems to be made-to-measure suiting.
Chantecler 2.0 has nothing to do with the Asian fusion lettucy thingies of chef Poon, but the room is unchanged — still a small and incredibly sweet bistro with thick wooden tables, some high-top, some regulation height, white tile floors a la française and a cheerful atmosphere with friendly service.
Toronto singer-songwriter Serena Ryder relates the story of the white wolf and the dark wolf, a Cherokee legend that she’d recently learned, which she said inspired her new album. In it, a youngster asks an elder to explain why he always feels so torn inside.