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Marat/Sade ambitious spin on classic Peter Weiss tale

July 15th, 2011 · Comments Off on Marat/Sade ambitious spin on classic Peter Weiss tale

 

 

 

Soup Can company’s interpretation of Marat/Sade examines psychiatric testing at McGill University in the late 1950’s. Photo courtesy Scarlet O’Neil

 

 

 

 

By Síle Cleary

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Oscar Wilde classic updated in family friendly Fringe show

July 6th, 2011 · Comments Off on Oscar Wilde classic updated in family friendly Fringe show

Actors Lucas Meeuse (Oscar) and Jody Osmond (Constance) brace for the giant's arrival. Photo courtesy Peter Frenton

By Reem Jazar

Upcoming Fringe play The Giant’s Garden, starring Annex resident Lucas Meuse, is bringing good old fashioned family fun back to the stage along with a couple musical numbers.

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Inaugural Visual Fringe debuts at this year’s festival

July 5th, 2011 · Comments Off on Inaugural Visual Fringe debuts at this year’s festival

Artist Aynsley Moorhouse's installation will explore sound and memory. Photo courtesy Mykola Velychko

By Julia Hennessey

For the first time ever, the Toronto Fringe Festival has officially opened its programming to include visual artists, and according to Gideon Arthurs, barring hate crimes, anything goes.

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Festival on Bloor turns 15

June 7th, 2011 · 2 Comments

By Cara Waterfall

Festival on Bloor started as a bet between local business owners and has become a summer staple for Annex residents. Credit: Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre.

Festival on Bloor (FoB) originally began with a disagreement between Andrew Kilgour and former James Joyce Irish Pub (386 Bloor St. W.) owner Robert Costello.

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