PROFILES - ARTISTS
21 May 2018

The Pascal Atuma Open Mic Show - The Stage Is Yours, The Crowd Decides

Written by

It’s an otherwise quiet night in the heart of downtown Toronto. The sun has just begun to dip, and the normally bustling streets are virtually empty, save for a few pedestrians and the odd streetcar.

17 Apr 2018

Bringing it Home: Vernacular Jazz Dance in Toronto

Written by

I have been a professional dance artist for 15 years, and I’m now the Artistic Director of Holla Jazz – a company that focuses on spreading the guiding principles of jazz dance, and perhaps creating some new ones.

19 Feb 2018

The Age Of Wearable Art And Why It's Here To Stay

Written by

The first time I saw one of Dawn Grant’s designs, the image never left my mind.

16 Jan 2018

The Truth About Becoming An Actor In Toronto

Written by

Ryan Singh first stepped into the "entertainment" spotlight in his homeland - Guyana, South America at just 6 years old.

29 Oct 2017

Beasts From Bricks: Inside The Mind Of A Lego Artist

Written by

Artist Ekow Nimako makes art accessible by bringing Lego® bricks to life through animal sculptures.

18 Sep 2017

Murder, Friendship, Forgiveness In "Somebody's Sun"

Written by

Imagine your son is murdered and you are horrified to find out that it’s your best friend’s son who killed him.

15 Sep 2017

Rhonique Ballantyne's Designs Take Fashion To The Future

Written by

  Guests at the 2017 Atoms of Fashion event on September 9th were blown away by the “Artifice” collection designed by Rhonique Ballantyne.

15 Sep 2017

Five Reasons to Watch Toronto Stylist Mr. Adomako

Written by

Toronto stylist Bismark Adomako has been turning heads in the fashion industry with his distinctive looks. If you weren’t aware of this bespoke gentleman’s unique style, here are five reasons you should be paying attention.

26 Aug 2017

How Designer Kadeem Faustin Turned A Bad Situation Into A Winning Collection

Written by

If you asked Kadeem Kyle Faustin a decade ago what his number one life aspiration was, the 14-year-old Faustin would have said, “To be the greatest dancer known to man!”

04 Aug 2017

Black Resistance, Black Joy - Ella Cooper Explores Both From The Inside Out

Written by

Ella Cooper is many things. She's an interdisciplinary artist and educator, working in both photography and video, as well as being the founder of Black Women Film! Canada.

31 May 2017

'Say what you want to say': Theatre pioneer Djanet Sears shares her advice for young artists

Written by

Djanet Sears is a woman who needs no introduction. The award-winning playwright, director, producer and actor made history in 1990 when her theatre anthology Afrika, Solo became the first published play by a Canadian woman of African descent.

13 Mar 2016

Roxane Tracey On Creating Affordable Art

Written by

Visual Artist and Poet Roxane Tracey is making art both accessible and affordable.

03 Nov 2015

Star Director Weyni Mengesha On Her Latest Project, Butcher

Written by

When people go see a play, they are usually so mesmerized by the actors on stage that the people behind the scenes are often overlooked in the celebration of a play’s success.

Page 1 of 4

3li En Wordmark C

Featured Directory Listings

Sign up to get info on upcoming events, ticket giveaways and exclusive contests.

Search