Meet Dachshund UN Creator Bennett Miller

While in Toronto to help round up dachshunds (and owners), Bennett took some time to talk about Dachshund U.N.

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Size Doesn’t Matter: We’re on the Hunt for a Few Good Wieners

There are a multitude of things that come to mind when you hear the word “dachshund.” Short legs and a long body. An incredible sense of smell. Some famous owners including Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Jack Ruby and Adele. Even wieners. But a meeting of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights? Really? World Stage is going to make it …

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War of the Worlds Returns

World Stage, our contemporary performance series, prides itself on bringing new and innovative works to Toronto audiences. Over the years, many of the pieces which have premiered on our stages have gone on to grace stages all over the world and have received critical acclaim within the the performing arts community and beyond. Dance Marathon, which returned to World Stage …

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The Consulate of Mexico celebrate the memory of Carlos Fuentes

Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. During the holiday, friends and family come together to celebrate the memory of those who have passed away. One of the many traditions connected with the holiday involves building ofrendas (offerings) honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, the favorite foods/beverages of the …

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DanceWorks brings great dance to NextSteps

DanceWorks, which began as a collective of independent dance artists in 1977, has grown to become Toronto’s leading presenter of independent dance. DanceWorks has long been a staple whihin our NextSteps season, and this season is no different. They have a number of exciting 2012/13 Mainstage Performances including DanceWorks DW200 – Nova Dance and Louis Laberge-Côté, which is their 200th …

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Courses & Workshops: Five Questions with Artist Caitlyn Chisamore

We sat down with artist Caitlyn Chisamore to chat about her art, thoughts on teaching and advice for first-time painters.

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Courses & Workshops: Five Questions with Tracey-Mae Chambers

Tracey-Mae Chambers is an emerging Métis/Ojibway artist in Dunnville, Ontario. She is an abstract artist painting in acrylics and mixed media.

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Native Women in the Arts tackles Stereotypes

Native Women in the Arts (NWIA) will be presenting I’m Not the Indian You Have in Mind next week as part of our NextSteps season. We thought we’d give readers an opportunity to learn a bit more about them, and what they do. Check out the interview below with Erika Iserhoff, Artistic Producer of NWIA. Can you tell us about …

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What does it mean to be Indigenous?

Next up in our NextSteps season is Native Women in the Arts (NWIA) with a piece that asks the question, What does it mean to be Indigenous? NWIA is a not-for-profit organization for First Nations, Inuit and Métis women from diverse artistic disciplines who share a common interest in culture, art, community and the advancement of Indigenous peoples. The piece, …

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Evalyn Parry’s SPIN comes to Harbourfront Centre

Evalyn Parry is an award-winning Canadian songwriter, spoken word and theatre artist. And just for HarbourKIDS: Folk, she has has created a brand new adaptation of her hit show SPIN.

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