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A Review of Chelsea Rooney’s Pedal

On Sunday October 26th, Chelsea Rooney will be giving a Toronto reading from her debut novel Pedal, a gripping trans-Canadian odyssey exploring issues that until now have been practically unspeakable.  In the past year, several media stories have surfaced expressing compassion towards a group of people who have, until now, been considered nothing short of… Read More »


Gluten Free Garage Vendor Profile: Joyous Health

SDTC: Tell us your story! When did you decide to start your businesses and how did the idea come about? Joy McCarthy: I suffered from health issues over a decade ago from hormonal imbalance to digestive problems and anxiety. After healing myself and then going back to school to study holistic nutrition I started my… Read More »


PHOTOS: Boobyball’s Big Top Booby

In the past 12 years, Boobyball has raised over $3 million for Rethink Breast Cancer with their over-the-top themed charity bashes. This past Friday, #BigTopBooby brought the circus to Kool Haus, complete with lions, tigers, and maybe even some bears (oh my)! Click any image to view as a gallery.  

Macbeth - David Ross and Amelia Sargisson - Photo by Kyle Purcell

Shakespeare Bash’d Presents Macbeth at the Monarch Tavern

Just in time for the witching season (which, for the truly dedicated, lasts until December), Toronto theatre company Shakespeare Bash’d announces their latest production, Macbeth, staged in their stripped-down, performance-focused style at the Monarch Tavern. Of the production, artistic director James Wallis says, “It is a tragedy of the imagination, which is brought out further… Read More »


Catherine Hernandez on The Femme Playlist, Part Of The afteRock Plays Series

Catherine Hernandez currently starrs in one woman show The Femme Playlist, which looks at her experience as a queer, brown, single mother. We recently got a chance to chat with the mega talented playwright/performer about her writing process, how she got her burlesque name, and everything in between. SDTC: What message do you hope the audience takes away… Read More »


PHOTOS: Operanation’s Light Up The Night Gala

Operanation, the Canadian Opera Company’s yearly fundraiser bash never ceases to disappoint. This year, hundreds of guest dressed to the nines partied at Queen and University to the music of DJs Phil V and Cozmic Cat, and headliner French dance-pop cutie Yelle. Click any image to view as a gallery.