On May 25, 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono hosted one of their famous Bed-Ins for Peace at Toronto’s King Edward Hotel.Read Article
Six years ago, I was 16 years old and interviewed my first band: The Dirty Pages. A Toronto rock trio, their show took place on Halloween and they decided to dress in drag. And I (kid you not) went to this interview dressed as a cross between a Playboy and Easter bunny. Unfortunately, The Dirty… Read More »Read Article
Nowhere Boy, the film about the life of a young John Lennon, traces a path from boyhood to Beatle. Win a copy of the DVD!
Nowhere Boy, directed by Sam Taylor-Wood, offers a peek into the life of John Lennon before the Beatles. In the film, we see the forces that shaped him as a young man. These personalities move around his character like great waves shaping a rock: his mostly absent mother, played with erratic and vulnerable charisma by… Read More »Read Article
Nov. 5th-7th Royal Winter Fair @ Exhibition Place, Lakeshore Blvd. The country comes to the city! Giant farm animals to giant vegetables, horse shows to dog shows, family fun to the rodeo, and much more. $18 for adults. Nov. 6th-7th Day of the Dead @ Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. Celebration of the Day of the Dead, a… Read More »Read Article
She Does The City and Maple Pictures celebrate fantastic new film Nowhere Boy at Banana Republic on Bloor!
Naked Grape wine spritzers in hand, we swayed to fantastic retro beats from the ladies of Bangs and Blush and coveted delicate silver bangles, blouses, and boots at Banana’s Republic’s Bloor St. store last night, all to celebrate the release of Nowhere Boy, Sam Taylor-Wood’s film about the untold story of John Lennon’s rebellious pre-Beatlemania… Read More »Read Article
For the next five days, The Stephen Bulger Gallery (1026 Queen St. W) will be open all night long-they’re keeping the gallery open 24 hours a day, in celebration of their exhibition of Gerry Deiter’s Give Peace A Chance. The photographs capture John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s bed-in at a hotel in Montreal, and what… Read More »Read Article