SummerWorks Performance Festival makes room for ‘creative risk’

SummerWorks Performance Festival makes room for ‘creative risk’

Mr. Shi and His Lover is a Cantonese-language musical that won big at this year’s Toronto Theatre Critics Awards; bug is a solo performance by Yolanda Bonnell about parenting and addiction on Canadian Indigenous reserves that was part of Luminato this summer; Daughter is Adam Lazarus’s divisive dive into toxic masculinity, currently wowing audiences at […]

Eugenie Bouchard testifies about locker room fall at 2015 U.S. Open

Eugenie Bouchard testifies about locker room fall at 2015 U.S. Open

By BEN ROTHENBERGThe New York Times Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 NEW YORK — Eugenie Bouchard on Wednesday gave her first public account of the night she fell and hit her head at the 2015 U.S. Open as her trial against the U.S. Tennis Association continued in federal court in Brooklyn. On that night, Bouchard, a […]

Dining room gets new purpose with a stylish, relaxed update

Dining room gets new purpose with a stylish, relaxed update

Where is a dining room not a dining room? For starters, in my house — where it also served as home office for the man of the house, an elementary school teacher and librarian. As such, it also functioned as a science lab, theatrical staging area, book repair centre, administrative hub, and graveyard for countless […]

Answer to Canadiens’ woes was ‘in the room,’ says GM

Answer to Canadiens’ woes was ‘in the room,’ says GM

General manager Marc Bergevin felt helpless as his Montreal Canadiens started the NHL season with only one win in eight games. He knew the players would have to work things out themselves because trades are hard to make early in the season, and trying to deal for help while the team is losing is asking for trouble. “You go through […]

Entertainment and eats emporium the Rec Room opens in Toronto

Booze-infused doughnuts, British phone booths minus phones, Spam-branded lunch boxes — and not a movie theatre in sight. It’s not your average trip to the Cineplex. Then again, it’s a very different venture for the Canadian movie giant called the Rec Room, a massive arcade and eatery which opened last Tuesday in Roundhouse Park on […]

Do you really need to go to the emergency room?: Doctors’ Notes

It’s 8 o’clock on a Wednesday night. You’re feverish, exhausted and your joints are aching. You know you should see a doctor, but you’re not sure you should wait to get an appointment with your family doctor. But do you need to go to the emergency department? Sometimes it’s hard to know if you’re in […]