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THE MAGIC OF PRIDE

Pride. In Toronto, Canada. 2017. What began years ago as a small political event on Church Street has grown into one of the most massive carnivals in North America, with well over a million attendees. Historically, it’s a “gay pride”, … Continue reading

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THE ALL CAME FOR PRIDE

Pride. In Toronto, Canada. 2017. What began years ago as a small political event on Church Street has grown into one of the most massive carnivals in North America, with well over a million attendees. Historically, it’s a “gay pride”, … Continue reading

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MALE BONDING IN THE ATTIC

  One of the reasons I like going to the Attic Arts Hub is the total experience. It’s in Leslieville, one of Toronto’s nicest neighbourhood, bespeckled with shops and restaurants and pubs, like The Roy Public House. The Attic Arts … Continue reading

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PRIDE IN TRANSITION

I’m late in posting about Pride Toronto. But, you know, it’s never late to share a good thing, is it? This year, 2016, Pride Toronto was mostly wonderful. I personally encountered nothing but good cheer. And the police did a … Continue reading

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FAUST IS COMING

A short jaunt from Toronto, in Barrie, Ontario, Theatre by the Bay marks its fifteenth anniversary with a world premiere of the great classical work, Goethe’s Faust. Radically transformed, the work is now presented as a rich musical with original score by … Continue reading

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A SETTING FOR IDEAS

IdeaCity is about to begin. Today, I went to scope out the setting for this “crown jewel” of conferences. IdeaCity is in its 17th year, a gathering of minds to exchange thoughts on every hot topic. Fifty speakers give talks … Continue reading

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ALL HISTORY IS PRESENT

We watch historical dramas not only to view the past, but to better understand the present. WE MUST Have MORE MEN!, which this week premiered in Barrie, Ontario, is about the city during World War I. It’s co-authored by Alex … Continue reading

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