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Dev Patel Cohosts Giorgio Armani Event at SXSW Festival

On Saturday night, the fashion set escaped the rain-soaked streets of Austin, TX inside a black tented, champagne-filled Armani-sponsored soiree at the South by Southwest Festival 2017. The occasion: a celebration of the designer’s “Films of City Frames” short film initiative, which launched at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2014. The night, hosted by Roberta Armani and Dev Patel, kicked off with a private screening of five shorts from students at film schools around the...

10 cheap eyewear and sunglasses stores in Toronto

Cheap eyewear and sunglasses in Toronto don't necessarily mean skimping on quality - though, as with anything involving your eyes, you want to exercise some caution. Still, there's often a good deal of markup at play in the optical world (especially where mass-produced Luxottica frames are involved) - and if you know where to go, you might be able to get good service and a cute, well-made pair of specs at a discount.Here's a round-up of where to buy cheap eyewear and sunglasses in Toronto.See...

Full Frame XX: A Bite-Size Crash Course on the Origins and High Points—Plus, Picks

WHAT'S IN A NAME: Full Frame wasn't always Full Frame. It began as the Doubletake Documentary Film Festival in 1998, when it was one of just two documentary-only film festivals in the United States (now there are dozens), before becoming Full Frame in 2002.AUSPICIOUS BEGINNINGS: The festival was founded by Nancy Buirski, a documentary filmmaker who was formerly a Pulitzer-winning international photography editor at The New York Times. Buirski developed an advisory board from her connections...