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UPDATED: Canadian Film Fest 2016: Jackie Boy


Jackie Boy will be having a one-week theatrical engagement May 5-11 at The Royal Cinema, 608 College St, Toronto.

There comes a time in most of our lives when we meet someone that will change the course we are on.  Sometimes that person saves us from ourselves at the precise moment we need it.  They can make us examine the path we’ve been on and the consequences of our destructive actions.  Director Cody Campanale’s Jackie Boy examines the cost of paying for past mistakes and being unable to emotionally process the difficult moments in our lives in this rough and gritty debut.

The Gentlemen’s Expo 2014


Returning for its second year, The Gentlemen’s Expo once again took over the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in a display encompassing the many facets of what makes a true gentleman. A wide range of vendors, retailers, and activities appealing to men came together as a counter-offering to the myriad of trade shows and conventions targeting women. This year, in a bid to increase attendance and recognition, the show expanded its offerings and their roster of special guests.

Made With Love


After its stints in Montreal and Mexico, MadeWithLove™ is back, Toronto!  Since 2009 they’ve hosted over 30 cocktail competitions and the Toronto finale is just around the corner.

The organizers have narrowed down the competitors to 16 of the city’s finest mixologists and you get to choose your favourite at the People’s Choice vote on March 24th.

Ticketholders will be receive tastings of each and every bespoke cocktail, and vote for their favourite. The Judge’s Choice winner will be decided based on originality, presentation and taste.  Each category’s winner will go on to the MadeWithLove™ Grande Premiere in Montreal to represent Toronto!

2014’s competitors include:

Adrian Stein – Boots & Bourbon Saloon
Taylor Corrigan – Home of the Brave
Aaron Beaudoin – Rock Lobster on Queen
Michael Mooney – Geraldine
Robin Kaufman – Toronto Temperance Society
Joshua Oliver Prout – Rock Lobster on Queen
Joe Howell – The Spoke Club
Shane Fisher – College Street Bar
Japhet Bower – Whippoorwill Restaurant & Tavern
Jay Meyers – Hudson Kitchen
Casey Ryan – Marben
John Bunner – Yours Truly
Agil Som – Marché
Aaron Male – Brassaii
Jeff Puddy – Thompson Hotel Toronto
Tyler Newsome – Whippoorwill Restaurant & Tavern
Andres Marquez – Fonda Lola

Don’t miss the boozetravaganza!