Equus has come to be known as one of the twentieth centurya��s finest psychological dramas. The riveting play concerns seventeen year old Alan Strang, recently institutionalized for the unsettling crime of blinding five horses in the middle of the night. He is entered into treatment with Martin Dysart, an aging child psychologist on the cusp […]
Archives for November 2010
Eating on the go is typically thought of as a contradiction with the word healthy, but no longer! Despite being in a rush, it is still possible to grab a quick and inexpensive bite in the city while keeping waistlines trim. The trick is all in knowing where to go. For sure, it’s wise to […]
As a child, I found Cinderella to be the least intriguing of all the Disney princesses: she was simperingly sweet, had no backbone, and needed an entire cast of characters to help her get a leg up. My conception of her character greatly changed when I, now an adult, viewed the National Ballet of Canadaa��s […]
Continuing on the quest to find health-conscious restaurants in Toronto, I recently sampled Fresh. It is a well-known and popular vegetarian restaurant, established in 1999, with three locations downtown: one at Spadina Ave. and Queen St. W, another at Bloor St. W and Spadina Ave., and a third at Queen St. W and Crawford St.
Toronto is like a pot of gold at the end of a multi-faceted rainbow when it comes to film festivals. Throughout the year we are spoilt for choice: besides the massive Toronto International Film Festival, we also have other cinema events such as Brazil Film Fest, the South Asian Film Festival FILMI, Hot Docs, and […]
All quiet on the Toronto front, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) informs. The Greater Toronto Area’s new home construction market showed little change in the third quarter. The seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of total housing starts continued to float around 31,000 homes. Single-detached homes dropped 1/3 since their peak at the beginning […]