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Toronto’s Superb Soulpepper Troupe Beats ‘Hamilton’ At The Freebie Game

SoulpepperForget about the shows, for a minute. Soulpepper, a highly, and rightly, decorated Toronto theater company in residence this month at the Signature Theatre on West 42nd Street, is offering the best freebie since Hamilton‘s Ham4Ham al fresco pre-show went the way of the $500 premium ticket.Each evening after the scheduled performances, the Soulpepper Cabaret gets underway in the Signature’s inviting café. Members of the 20-year-old company and some invited guests spend the next 90...

Ace & Tate's Copenhagen eyewear store features blocks of primary colour

Ace & Tate's Copenhagen eyewear store features blocks of primary colourSpacon & X designed the interior for Ace & Tate's new glasses store in Copenhagen using geometric shapes and primary colours to evoke the experience of entering an artist's studio.The new space is located in the old town of the Danish capital on Ny Østergade. It consists of stark, minimalist concrete floors and white walls that have been animated by blocks of red, blue and yellow. Spacon & X wanted to use...

Annabelle: Creation – Another Look

We take another look at the artful, European horror styled prequel Annabelle: CreationThis past weekend, in Toronto, the legendary Royal Cinema ran a mini-Mario Bava festival, spotlighting four of the Italian master and Gothic horror pioneer’s most interesting movies: Black Sunday, Planet of the Vampires,Kill, Baby…Kill! and Hatchet for the Honeymoon. I was directly involved in setting this program up and had the pleasure of introducing the films and, hey, Hatchet star Stephen Forsyth even...