Celebrating Fifty Years of la Troupe des Anciens

As the name might suggest, la Troupe des Anciens specializes in French theatre from before the Revolution. Molière’s oeuvre looms large, and this is not the first time that the troupe has performed L’Avare, but rather the sixth. The 2019 production demonstrates the confidence that the troupe has derived from its practice with this piece.

Thank You for the Music

Celebrating the renowned and well-loved songs of Abba, members of the audience could not help but partake in the performance through singing, foot-tapping, and constant movement.

Young, Gifted, and Black

With this bittersweet lament, Canadian artist Nicky Lawrence commenced her act titled “The Ugly Black Woman: Reflections in Song and Discussion” that took place in Hart House on Friday, February 1.

Glass Half Full

Glass becomes an excellently crafted feature that delivers on almost all fronts: the visuals, performances, musical score, and of course, the trademark Shyamalan twist ending.

The Year in Music: 2018 Wrapped

2018 was a blockbuster year for musical releases, and though songs fade in and out of vogue, this time capsule of the year’s best releases will ensure that you remember some favourites, as well as discover new ones.  

How Film Reflects Our Fatigue

Film has a certain power of universal expression, and the tiredness and discontent that seems to be baked into our collective cake has not gone unnoticed by three of the period’s finest filmmakers.