The prominent role of Neveah Stroyer, a budding Black ballerina given the chance of a lifetime to study at a top-ranking classical dance school, seemed custom-made, save for one crucial detail: Jefferson had no previous acting training or experience.
Siphesihle November, first soloist at the National Ballet of Canada, soars past ballet’s colour barrier to land at the pinnacle of his profession.
From a tender age, Jonathon Young was determined to make art. The playwright and performer explores words, theatre, and dance as mediums of expression, while captivating audiences with his transformational power on the stage.
Apollonia Vanova has come up with a novel idea for getting people up close and intimate with the art she sells in her Toronto gallery—a couple of twin-sized beds.
Pastaio David Marcelli makes pasta with the precision of a surgeon and the flair of an artist.
Artificial intelligence is centre stage with an innovative ballet training program that uses augmented reality, algorithms, and advanced computer vision technologies.
Today, Another Brick In The Wall continues strong, bolstered by the now 75-year old Waters who gives the opera’s musical creator especially high marks.
With an agile and impressive mind, the nonagenarian remains artistically productive well into old age.
In advance of the world premiere of Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band at the Toronto International Film Festival, the Canadian music legend returns to his hometown.
Stranger than fiction? Movies about real-life people and events look ready to steal the spotlight at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival. Here, the 9 films to make time for at TIFF 2019.
We sit down with Donna Feore to discuss her latest theatrical triumph.
Celebrated ballerina and entrepreneur Chan Hon Goh is expanding her Vancouver-based classical ballet school to Toronto.
From a teen tagging on the streets of Toronto to an applauded street artist doing lucrative commissions, birdO, a.k.a. Jerry Rugg, is best known for his large-scale murals of fabulous beasts.
When Monogram was looking to enhance their signature column refrigerator, Posen rose to the occasion, and the sleek result made its Canadian debut at IDS19: a chic panel door—one-of-a-kind, and not for sale.
Opening at the Metro Convention Centre on January 17, IDS Toronto 2019’s Power of Design theme presents a showcase of the design world’s most imaginative products, speakers, and exhibits.
The hippest corner of New York right now is Williamsburg in Brooklyn, with the newly opened nine-storey Hoxton hotel.
Regularly reaping awards and pleasing palates around the world, Oka remains a perennial favourite.
The new Anthropocene Project calls out our impact on the planet—from water pollution to deforestation—and makes us aware of how we shape environmental change.
The documentary film We Margiela makes its Canadian debut in Toronto this fall.
Renowned industrial designer Karim Rashid gets a retrospective exhibition in the city that trained him.
After a three-year hiatus, the museum reopens in a former aluminum factory in the city’s West End.
A showcase of five performances created by visionary female choreographers from Canada and around the world.
The six-part visual presentation is on show in Toronto in recognition of the brand’s 35th anniversary as a retail presence in the city.
The Toronto-based online retail platform offering up a carefully curated collection of fashion, home decor, and lifestyle trinkets.
This fall, the 43rd annual Toronto International Film Festival presents another crop of exceptional cinema.
This August, the world’s top-tier dancers and choreographers will come together in the small Laurentides village of Saint-Sauveur.
The multifaceted exhibition showcases over 400 live and preserved spider specimens in addition to featuring interactive games and video experiences.
The highly anticipated new ballet celebrates the life and work of Scottish-Canadian filmmaker Norman McLaren.
At 15,000 square feet, the new space is smaller than the 25,000-square-foot venue it had occupied since 1992. But there’s no question it’s an upgrade.
Vidal Sassoon reinvented the haircut, and then he reinvented Toronto.
An extravagant flower show featuring stunning, original designs created by local florists in each participating city.
Encore! Dance Hall of Fame celebrates the contributions made by dancers—and dance lovers—to the development of Canadian arts and culture.
The Canadian designer has been creating distinctive accessories for the last 37 years. This March, the first-ever Suzi Roher flagship opens in Toronto.
London gallerist and author Louisa Guinness showcases little-known jewellery creations by 78 of the 20th century’s most celebrated artists.
A former down-on-its-heels Comfort Inn, the newly refurbished Anndore House is an alluring destination near the city’s epicentre.
Featuring 130 vintage images, Raoul Hausmann: Vision in Action marks the first time such an extensive exhibition of the artist’s work has been shown in France.
The 85-year-old artist’s exhibition invites audience participation to complete its message of social activism.
Winnipeg-born, Toronto-based handbag designer Joanna MacDonald is making a splash with a new Canadian accessories brand crafted from fish leather.
The Taiwanese company will brings its metaphorical journey The Eternal Tides to Ottawa, Montreal, and Vancouver.
Mary McCartney—yes, daughter of that McCartney—returns to Toronto this November for a second exclusive exhibition in the city’s upscale Yorkville district.
The arrival of ByDealers signals a shift in how dealers traditionally sell art.
Behind the quirkiness and sex appeal of this design-oriented hotel is a serious approach to hospitality and service.
The vertical dancers of Aeriosa perform sideways and upside down more than 100 metres above the ground on the sides of buildings.
A 30-year veteran of the luxury jewellery trade, the Virginia-born, New York-based designer aims to be the next international heritage brand.
Lino Tagliapietra is the maestro of Murano, the island city where glass blowing has been an art since the 13th century.
Lac + Beauty is Toronto’s newest emporium of high-cost fabulousness.
A new exhibition at the Fashion History Museum shows how Canadian style has evolved along with the country.
An apothecary for the stylish set.
Alberta-born, Toronto-based fashion designer Sid Neigum is part of the international line-up at London Fashion Week.
The ballet gala—both loved and hated for its ostentatious displays of virtuosic technique—is about to get a makeover.
Go behind the scenes to watch Benjamin Millepied plan his inaugural gala and, inadvertently, his own exit from the fabled institution.
Normand Latourelle strides into one of the white tents anchored near the shores of Lake Ontario, where the members of his multinational equestrian spectacular, Odysseo, are having lunch. He is all smiles, even as he acknowledges that he can’t remember anyone’s name.
Pusateri’s Fine Foods, Toronto’s beloved gourmet food emporium, began as a fruit stand in 1963. Their distinguishing attribute, then and now? Stocking the best stuff.
When Françoise Turner-Larcade was growing up in Paris, she wanted to be an archeologist. She was an only child—and despite her parents’ Bohemian leanings, they said no. “They didn’t think it was a good career move,” recalls the French-born, Toronto-based designer.
The curtain rises on Greta Hodgkinson, principal dancer with the National Ballet of Canada. It’s the ballerina’s 20th season with the Toronto-based company, and there she is, lying on her stomach onstage at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, long brown hair braided as tightly as the ribbons on her pink satin pointe shoes, nose in a book.