“What is the spectacle without the spectator?” – a philosopher, probably. Admit it, you often pay more attention to the people at an event than the event itself. Crowd Review is a new SDTC column that reviews the atmosphere, audience, and sometimes odour of various Toronto scenes. Winter Woofstock. Saturday, November 15 at the Direct… Read More »Read Article
Halloween is barely behind us but Toronto dogs are already dressing for the holidays! This Sunday, the Imperial Room at The Fairmont Royal York will play host to a “who’s who of pooches.” Pomeranians, Great Danes, Yorkies and wiener dogs will pose for the “pupparazzi” in a fierce competition for best holiday getup. Expect pups… Read More »Read Article
The dog days may be over but Woofstock—North America’s largest festival for dogs—is back for a second time this year, appropriately titled Winter Woofstock. Happening this weekend, the festival features over 200 exhibitors selling everything from all-natural treats to haute couture to spoil your pooch with. Events include breakfast with Santa (there’s a Hanukah area… Read More »Read Article
November 17th-19th The Moose Show @ CBC (Barbara Frum Atrium), 250 Front St. W. A premier Canadian craft show and sale featuring some of Canada’s finest artisans who have been carefully selected for their excellence and innovation in their chosen media. Show runs Thursday and Friday from 10 am to 8 pm and Saturday from… Read More »Read Article
Toronto Hit List, Nov. 24th-28th: Winter Woofstock, Dance Armstrong, Pop Lobster, Warning: May Cause Weezyness, and more!
November 27th-28th Winter Woofstock @ Direct Energy Place (Exhibition Place), 100 Prices Blvd. A celebration of dogs and the holidays! Shop ‘til you drop for the latest in fashion, food, furnishings and clever “must have” accessories for your furry companions. 10 am to 7 pm. $10 at the door. WEDNESDAY 7 pm Bargain Basement VHS… Read More »Read Article
by Becca Lemire Who let the dogs out? Who, who, who. Sorry, I had to. Imagine an estimated 300 000 dogs (and their owners) trotting around Toronto’s historic St. Lawrence Market district, for an entire weekend. I scoped out Woofstock for my first time ever this year, and even if you don’t have your own… Read More »Read Article