Bloor West Buffy @ Bad Dog Theatre

Dotting all of the “I’s” this brand of improv theatre is innovative, immersive, and intimate – proof positive that a fresh idea, stellar cast, great songs and an enthusiastic audience are the key elements required to unleash a few “kumbaya-yas”.


The Collection: Discs 5 – 14 “The Depeche Mode Edition”

David Callcott, born May 9th 1962 in Essex, was destined to later become legendary Depeche Mode vocalist Dave Gahan. Dave’s soulful baritone blend of the heady emotions conjured up in every Depeche Mode song – the perfect match for Martin Gore’s lyrics. Today on Dave Gahan’s birthday – discs 5-14 – an all-Depeche edition of The Collection.

The Collection: Discs 1 – 4

Funny to think that we, in the not-so-distant past, relied almost entirely on polycarbonate discs approximately 1 milimetre thick to populate our music collections. The “future” was the compact disc – tape decks and turntables hibernated… Today, the tape deck remains a relic of the past and the CD isn’t too far behind it. Vinyl…

Required Audio: Face to Face – Protection

  California punk band Face to Face is back with a vengeance with their ninth studio album Protection. Released on Fat Wreck Chords, the label that has fed us a solid diet of Cali punk music since the early nineties, home to bands such as NOFX, Me First & The Gimmie Gimmies, Lagwagon and Less…

Streets Alive! Orillia’s Festival of Outdoor Art – Steph Whalen

Nestled between two beautiful lakes, Couchiching and Simcoe, lies the “sunshine” city of Orillia. The drive north from Toronto takes approximately an hour, however, summer cottage traffic usually makes the trip longer – but still definitely worth the trek. Visiting the beaches and golf courses in the area is reason enough to find your way…