Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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A busker bonanza, all-you-can-eat gelato and four other things to see, hear and do in Toronto this week A busker bonanza1What do a baguette-duelling Marie Antoinette, a stilt-drumming troupe and a guerrilla-folk punk band (a.k.a. the Lemon Bucket Orkestra) have in common?...
Emancipation Month oddity Although it is good that Toronto will raise the Black Liberation Flag during Emancipation Month (NOW, August 8-14), it is strange that it should do so “in the spirit and honour of...
For those unwilling to shell out $150 for a John Travolta photo op at Fan Expo this past weekend, there were plenty of fictional stars roaming around, too. In addition to the usual army of Stormtroopers, this year’s annual...
Drake chills with Rick Ross and celebrates the Toronto Raptors’ NBA championship onstage in his new “Money in the Grave” video. The clip opens with Drake exiting a vehicle as an excavator digs out a grave nearby. From there,...
Overlooking the baseball diamond at Christie Pits park, a new permanent plaque commemorates Vancouver-based author Aren X. Tulchinsky’s novel, The Five Books Of Moses Lapinsky, a rich family saga...
I was the top-ranked female MMA fighter in Ontario. Here’s why I walked away from the sport at 22 As a kid growing up in Scarborough, I loved action movies. I remember watching Jennifer Garner in Elektra, playing a...
The abrupt retirement of Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck stunned the sporting world Saturday evening. In the midst of one of the Colts’ NFL preseason outing, the news broke that the 29-year-old, who had been battling injury but...
Share Tweet Share Share Email Two months ago, Kyle Lowry was cradling the Larry O’Brien Trophy, hugging his kids and celebrating an NBA Championship with his teammates. From 2012 to the present, the Toronto Raptors point guard was both the emotional igniter of...