Niagara-on-the-Lake: Wine, Women & Spa

Lynn Burshtein Rich with tradition based on in its British heritage, the town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario has an old-world charm that has left even the most experienced travelers in awe. While taking a break from official business in 1943, Winston Churchill remarked that the Sunday drive along the Niagara Parkway was “the prettiest Sunday drive […]

Cellphones and Theatres: People Should Know!

Last week, Prospere Magazine asked: In a recent live performance, actor Hugh Jackman broke character to tell an audience member to turn off a ringing cell phone. Should theatres automatically block phone reception? 42.3% of those who replied said that theatre-goers should know that cellphones need to be off/on vibrate during a performance.  It’s simple […]

Live Theatre, Hugh Jackman and Cell Phones

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‘Unscripted’: Canadian Stage Fundraiser, June 25, 2009

T.U. Dawood   Arts and culture are still in a nascent stage in Toronto and it’s exciting to see the talent and energy of upcoming talent. The Visionaries Council was formed almost a year ago to provide a free forum for networking and leadership development for young professionals between the ages of 25 and 40 […]

Deb McGrath: From Class Clown to Canadian Comedy Star

Deb McGrath, an actor born and raised in Toronto has been in the Canadian television and theatre scene for a number of years.  Sometimes seen working with her husband, Colin Mochrie (projects include Getting Along Fabulously, a short-lived television show for the CBC which they conceived, developed and starred in), she is currently best known as Mayor […]

The Capital Region’s Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Heather Kirk The humdrum days of March were a little less so for those fortunate enough to be transported “over the rainbow” and into the wonderful world of the Wizard of Oz, which appeared at the National Arts Centre from March 10th through 15th. As adored and familiar as this production is through the much-loved […]

Poll Results: Business and Working Moms

Last week Prospere Magazine asked its readers what types of posts they’d like to see in Prospere Magazine.  By far, business and working mom-related pieces (tied, at close to 43%) outnumbered other choices.  Arts-related reviews (concerts, theatre, exhibitions, etc…) came in a distant second, at 14.3%.  Would you agree with these results?  This week, we are asking:  […]

Wild Dogs Makes its World Debut in Toronto

Cynthia Cheng Wild Dogs makes its world debut as the first play at the Nightwood Theatre’s 2008/09 season.  The show, based on a book by Helen Humphreys and adapted for the stage by Anne Hardcastle, stars Tamara Podemski as Alice.  The story is about several people who gather in the woods each night looking for their lost dogs.  It […]

FastLane at the Distillery District: Where the Past Meets the Present

Cynthia Cheng FastLane once again put together an amazing event. This time, instead of a cocktail party at or near the Entertainment District area of Toronto, participants went to the historical Distillery District. The program included dinner at Archeo and a performance of Wild Dogs (more about Wild Dogs here) at the Berkeley Street Theatre. […]

Luminato: June 6 to June 15

Luminato starts today and ends on Saturday, June 15. For more information on events, please check out the Lumninato website!