It took me two years of planning in the form of mulling, soul-searching and researching (even though on the outside it came as a surprise to everyone). Once you have done this work, though, the change happens fast and it simply won't go back in the box.
Twelve-year-old Chanie Wenjack was robbed of his culture, his innocence, his life. DAREarts is dreaming of a time when these children can live a life full of possibility and hope.
If you've picked up a NOW Magazine or a Stratford Festival guide, you've seen his name. In 2009, Mitchell co-founded Outside the March, a theatre company dedicated to making immersive, site-engaging, new theatre.
Who would have guessed that a short weekend trip to Stratford Ontario to see Sound of Music would culminate in a story of spirits and ghost busting? For middle spring it was a beautiful Saturday morni...
As a day trip, it's a no-brainer -- an easy two-hour drive from Toronto and less than four hours from Detroit. You can catch a Festival bus from either city or ride a VIA train from Toronto or Windsor. But last month, when I changed up my annual summertime day trip, my old take on this town got an overdue upgrade.
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On April 23, 1564 -- 450 years ago today -- the Bard was born. He was brought up in Stratford-upon-Avon, a small town in Great Britain that will always be known as his home. But each summer all the world becomes Shakespeare's stage -- including communities across the pond from his realm, England. Here's a look at Vacay.ca's Top 5 Shakespeare Festivals in Canada.
Arts-related happenings in 2013 had a variety of show stoppers for revellers to experience. We shout out the highlights, and why they made the list. From concerts to Cronenberg, library galas to parkside plays, we'll either help you fondly remember the coolest things you saw last year, or help you prepare for next year. Perhaps even both; indulge yourself and be ready to plan and/or reminisce!
Oh, Canada Part 2. We continue our list of Canadian arts mavens you should know. Our source? Some more make it happen Canadians who are plugged in to what is current and relevant. Here we go. Entrepre...
The Stratford Festival is returning to its previous name — removing the "Shakespeare" added just a few years ago — as longtime executive Antoni Cimolino begins his run as artistic director. The accla...
A Kids in the Hall skit once offered this pithy observation: "Americans know as much about Canada as straight people do about gays."