Life & Culture Archive

  • In addition to making opera affordable, TOR makes it lively and enjoyable, dispelling the stereotype that opera can be very boring.

    The Merry Widow livens up the Bickford Centre

    In addition to making opera affordable, TOR makes it lively and enjoyable, dispelling the stereotype that opera can be very boring.

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  •  If you have a sweet tooth for delicious goodies and enjoy exploring new places, this tour is the one for you! Tasty Tours is a walking tour dedicated to sweets and chocolate.

    Tasty Tours: A sweet and chocolaty stroll in Toronto

    If you have a sweet tooth for delicious goodies and enjoy exploring new places, this tour is the one for you! Tasty Tours is a walking tour dedicated to sweets and chocolate.

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  • It can also relax you during distressing times and delight you during times of anger. This beverage is perfectly suited for a social gathering, or it can be enjoyed alone. It is universal, simple and most importantly, beneficial to your health.

    Tea: Elixir of life?

    It can also relax you during distressing times and delight you during times of anger. This beverage is perfectly suited for a social gathering, or it can be enjoyed alone. It is universal, simple and most importantly, beneficial to your health.

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  • The Canadian Opera Company’s (COC) Love from Afar closing tonight at the Four Seasons Centre was a pleasure to witness.  From the very beginning, the audience is treated to such exceptional set design, costumes and lighting that describing them as such would seem an understatement.

    Love from Afar a visually stunning masterpiece

    The Canadian Opera Company’s (COC) Love from Afar closing tonight at the Four Seasons Centre was a pleasure to witness. From the very beginning, the audience is treated to such exceptional set design, costumes and lighting that describing them as such would seem an understatement.

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  • With very few props and little physical action, the cast of <i>Divisadero</i> truly brings Michael Ondaatje’s words to life.

    Divisadero as strong on stage as in print

    With very few props and little physical action, the cast of Divisadero truly brings Michael Ondaatje’s words to life.

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  • Funny, witty and trippy as hell, this play lives up to the band’s infamous legacy.

    Take a ride with The Acid Queen!

    Funny, witty and trippy as hell, this play lives up to the band’s infamous legacy.

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  • Many people who become vegan, do so as a conscious choice to minimize their ecological footprint, improve their health and to lead a more ethical and compassionate life. We are not out to get you, trust me.

    The deal with vegans

    Many people who become vegan, do so as a conscious choice to minimize their ecological footprint, improve their health and to lead a more ethical and compassionate life. We are not out to get you, trust me.

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  • We’ve all seen the before and after pictures. Although this isn’t a new revelation, the truth is, it’s easy to forget Photoshop, what it does and how often it’s used (FYI: all the time). Seeing a flawless model in an ad can instantly crush your self-esteem. That’s why it’s important to be Photoshop-aware.

    Help your self-esteem by becoming Photoshop aware

    We’ve all seen the before and after pictures. Although this isn’t a new revelation, the truth is, it’s easy to forget Photoshop, what it does and how often it’s used (FYI: all the time). Seeing a flawless model in an ad can instantly crush your self-esteem. That’s why it’s important to be Photoshop-aware.

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  • If you type ‘how to cure’ into Google and let the words linger, you’ll see ‘a hangover’ is the first phrase to pop up. This is not a coincidence, my friends.

    How to cure a hangover

    If you type ‘how to cure’ into Google and let the words linger, you’ll see ‘a hangover’ is the first phrase to pop up. This is not a coincidence, my friends.

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  • Having your drink spiked is a very serious and scary situation. Substances can be added to drinks without the drinker’s consent in order to make an individual overly intoxicated, to the point where a victim may lose consciousness or the ability to make sound judgments. Drink spiking can be related to robbery, and of course sexual assault, or in other words, “date rape”.

    How to avoid spiked drinks

    Having your drink spiked is a very serious and scary situation. Substances can be added to drinks without the drinker’s consent in order to make an individual overly intoxicated, to the point where a victim may lose consciousness or the ability to make sound judgments. Drink spiking can be related to robbery, and of course sexual assault, or in other words, “date rape”.

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