TIFF Diary: Week One

Wednesday, Sept. 3: It’s the night before TIFF, and all through the house, a girl was massaging kale for a salad and wondering if bathing suit bottoms could be suitable underwear. I go the Spoke Club around 8:30 for the Young Canadian Filmmakers Party wearing a backpack that weighs more than most of the actresses… Read More »

Read Article

BOUNCE gala brings together Don Mckellar, Mayor Rob Ford and wigged troubadors in support of The Theatre Centre

For years, I’ve wandered the stretch on West Queen West between Dovercourt and Dufferin, wondering what the historic Carnegie Library would become. I’m delighted that it won’t be another condo with an idiotic name. It’s incredibly pleasing that the beautiful building will soon open as The Theatre Centre; it will no doubt become a thriving… Read More »

Read Article

Just When You Think You're Over Your High School Crush, They Go and Star In A Movie With Broken Social Scene

I spent the afternoon talking music, movies, and make outs with Greg Calderone, star of the upcoming concert flick This Movie is Broken by Canadian director Bruce McDonald. By Monica Heisey Photo credit: Caitlin Cronenberg How do you feel about the upcoming premiere? I’m more excited to see everyone again than the actual film I… Read More »

Read Article

Scotiabank CONTACT exhibit Some Kind of Divine had us asking some all mighty questions

Last night I attended Ruth Kaplan’s Some Kind of Divine opening at the Ryerson Gallery and was shocked to discover that the photographs documenting religious zealots were not, in fact, taken in Southern USA bible belt country but many did hail from the Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship and churches around Bloor and Lansdowne. Images captured people at… Read More »

Read Article


Not invited? Here’s our best advice – look the part, walk with confidence and be nice. If you get shot down…fuck it – just head to the Park Hyatt roof.   More will be added throughout fest, so keep checking… 90% of the parties are Private but we’ve marked with a * to inform you… Read More »

Read Article