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Reviewing “Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story” in the Trump era
Literature / Reviews

Reviewing “Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story” in the Trump era

By: Emerald Bensadoun Former Toronto Star reporter Robyn Doolittle’s intriguing book on Toronto’s favourite (and as far as we know, Toronto’s only) crack smoking mayor, Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story draws interesting parallels between former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, and current U.S. President Donald Trump’s rise to power. Both boastful mavericks, the similarities are … Continue reading

Unholy unpacks being a contemporary woman in organized religion
Plays / Reviews / Theatre

Unholy unpacks being a contemporary woman in organized religion

Written by: Diana Flacks Directed by: Kelly Thornton Produced by: Nightwood Theatre Shown at: Buddies in Bad Times Theatre In rapid-fire debate with complex and heart-wrenching backstories, Unholy addresses every inner conflict any woman has when considering her place in religion. Unholy is written in a talk show-style where the audience gets to vote throughout … Continue reading

Artists at Work at the Feminist Art Conference
Events / Miscellaneous / News

Artists at Work at the Feminist Art Conference

By: Karen Sandoval-Santana Artists, academics and activists were invited to attend the Feminist Art Conference to examine feminist issues through art. The theme this year was Embodied Resistance. This comes from the notion that the human body can be treated as a site of resistance to the power structures of patriarchy, says Ilene Sova, the … Continue reading