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ARTS: Get your spook on for Halloween (City Election 2018)

October 17th, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: Get your spook on for Halloween (City Election 2018)

Travel round the world through the arts

By Heather Kelly

The end of October is a creepy, crawly, spooky fun time of year. With that in mind, everyone can get up close and personal with some of the biggest and baddest arachnids in the world, including new additions to the Spiders: Fear & Fascination exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum.

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ARTS: Openings and anniversaries (October 2018)

October 16th, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: Openings and anniversaries (October 2018)

Celebrate 100 years of Estonian independence

By Heather Kelly

It’s the time of year when arts organizations launch new concert seasons, new exhibitions, and new film and talk series. Arts and language classes start again, too.  Not only are there enriching and fun arts events coming up all across the Bloor St. Culture Corridor, but some of our cultural organizations are also celebrating momentous anniversaries.

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NEWS (JULY 2016): A permanent home for storytelling

July 25th, 2016 · Comments Off on NEWS (JULY 2016): A permanent home for storytelling

Rogers family donates $5 million to Hot Docs

By Annemarie Brissenden

Ninety years after John Grierson — who would go on to become the first commissioner of the National Film Board of Canada — coined the term documentary, Toronto’s burgeoning narrative feature industry has secured a permanent home.

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Bloor Cinema reopens to the public

March 18th, 2012 · Comments Off on Bloor Cinema reopens to the public

HISTORIC THEATRE OFFERS EXCITING SCREENINGS FOR LOCAL RESIDENTS

Bloor Hot Docs Cinema opened Mar. 14. Renovations had been ongoing since last summer. New chairs, theatrical lighting, and surround sound are new additions to the updated theatre. Courtesy Joseph Michael.

By Alexa Huffman

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The latest premiere: Bloor Cinema opens new era with documentary theme

September 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on The latest premiere: Bloor Cinema opens new era with documentary theme

By Katie O’Connor

Chris Alexander had just settled in for one of his last screenings at the Bloor Cinema when he spotted something, or rather someone, who didn’t belong.

Alexander, editor-in-chief of Fangoria magazine, hosts a monthly film series titled ‘Film School Confidential’ where he showcases cult, horror and sci-fi films.

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