By Austin Spearman
When was the last time you went into slow motion to spray down a horde of flesh-craving robots?
Or when was the last time you went skiing down Mount Kilimanjaro?
In a small space on College Street all of that and many more realities are just a headset away. Continue reading “Virtual reality puts fresh spin on arcade culture”
By Cassandra Ryan
The smell of popcorn is something that’s a constant, no matter where a person is in the theatre. The seats are red, blue, and black velvet, they’re soft and comfortable and they fill the single auditorium. Rows upon rows await eager moviegoers. Continue reading “How independent theatres are staying alive”
By Terrence Bishundayal
Amoya Reé makes her way to the front of the stage and into the spotlight. She pulls the mic stand closer and gets ready to project her voice. The audience members, gathered for the semi-finals of the Toronto Poetry Slam inside Hot Docs Cinema, quickly quiet down as they wait for the performance to begin. As the audience goes silent, Reé tastes the words to her poem. Continue reading “Spoken word raises awareness on real-life issues”
By: Gulled Omar In a diverse city like Toronto, the music and entertainment industry seems to be producing promising talent across the city that all have a story to tell. Since Torontonians are known for being very multicultural, that also has an impact on the music industry. We have a variety of artists that come out of the city who differ in ethnicity, religion and … Continue reading AM: Against All Odds
BY: DANIEL CAUDLE It’s not often that someone is introduced to a career that they fall in love with for the rest of their life. For Chris Gorys, this was his reality when he made his debut in the film industry at age four. From one of his first appearances on Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang, and after 17 years, Gorys has achieved … Continue reading ‘TREK’-ing to Hollywood North: Why filmmakers love Toronto