Femme Playlist at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre

For the second year in a row b current is presenting AFTEROCK PLAYS – a series that aims to “uncover the lived experiences of Toronto’s diverse cultural landscape.” Femme Playlist, the coming-of-age tale of a queer woman of colour, and Brotherhood: The Hip Hopera, an exploration of male relationships and fame, are on at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre now …

La Magie de Stromae

by Marika Lapointe You’ve probably heard his music (Kanye remixed his 2009 breakout hit Alors on danse) but what you might not know is just how brilliant Belgian artist Stromae really is. And until seeing his show at Sound Academy on September 23rd, neither did I.

TIFF Review: The Editor

The Editor Midnight Madness | Canada | Adam Brooks, Matthew Kennedy | 102 minutes Admittingly I’d never heard of this 1970’s Italian film genre ‘giallo’ that The Editor pays homage to. Giallo is a mix of crime fiction, eroticism, and mystery, but The Editor isn’t just that. The Winnipeg film reflects this era well, bell-bottoms and …

The Countdown Continues – Toronto Fan Expo

No countdown is complete without…well… some sort of a counting down of time remaining before any given event. Fan Expo is coming to Toronto in a few short days… 6 DAYS! And what is going down in 9 days exactly? Well, for starters, opening day of Toronto Fan Expo. Though Thursday is a half day …

Alex Colville at the AGO until January 4, 2015

By Andrea Wrobel Ever feel like you’ve walked into someone else’s life? Their inner most thoughts and emotions plastered on the wall in beautiful brushed form? I was pleasantly surprised but the deep sentiment that reverberated off the white walls as I walked through the largest collection of Alex Colville work to date. Who is Alex …

Countdown to Toronto Fan Expo

I will admit it, I have never been to Fan Expo. Please don’t judge. This is not to say that I’ve never WANTED to go, oh no. I am attracted to all things horror/sci-fi/video games, etc, but Toronto Fan Expo 2014 will be my first experience among the crowds of fans, celebrities, vendors and, undoubtedly, …

SummerWorks 2014

SummerWorks 2014 is winding down and we’d like to share a few reviews of our top picks from this year’s festival… BUT FIRST… SummerWorks has announced an exciting new international festival coming to our midst. PROGRESS is a new festival featuring performance and ideas that launches February 4-15, 2015 – a perfect little getaway during those …