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She Does The City Highlights, June 2012: An interview with Sarah Polley, The Riding Academy at the Horse Palace, Why I Quit Drinking Coffee, Two Weird Girls, NXNE and more

An interview with Sarah Polley about her second film, Take This Waltz, which was shot down the street from She Does The City.

Photographer Becca Lemire and I head to the Riding Academy at the Horse Palace for a lesson. Continue reading

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She Does The City Highlights, January 2012: Cruel and Tender, Lowbrow Highball, What We Talk About, 5 Spontaneous, Affordable Winter Vacations, & More

A review of Cruel and Tender, Martin Crimp’s drama directed by Atom Egoyan.

Checking out Lowbrow/Highball, Toronto’s underground cocktail club.

Saying goodbye to John Oswald’s Art And Drinks in the company of some lovely nudists. Continue reading

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For She Does The City: An interview with hilarious comedians She Said What, giving Bridesmaids a run for its money at Toronto Fringe with She Said What Happened?

One of our favourite comedy troupes in the city, the ladies of She Said What? never fail to reduce us to a state of bellyaching laughter. Marni Van Dyk, Megan MacKeigan and Emma Hunter are back for the Toronto Fringe Festival, with a show rated 4 Ns by NOW. Click here to read the rest on She Does The City…

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For She Does The City: Local actor Vanessa Smythe gives us the scoop on her Fringe show, Beast

Vanessa Smythe, a young Toronto actor who just finished working with Woody Harrelson in Bullet for Adolf, took a shot at the Fringe Festival lottery without a play in mind. When she got in, the pressure was on to create an original work she was proud of. The result? Beast, Smythe’s second original work, which centres around two ex-lovers and their dead best friend’s goldfish. Click here to read the rest on She Does The City…

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For She Does The City: An interview with the three female stars of Woody Harrelson’s new play, Bullet for Adolf

When it comes to Toronto women, Woody Harrelson knows what’s up.

Nothing could prove that point faster than sitting at Kos on a rainy day with Tashieka McTaggart, Vanessa Smythe, and Meghan Swabe, the three young female stars of Harrelson’s new play, Bullet For Adolf.

Opening Tuesday night to an enthusiastic crowd at Hart House, we spotted Harrelson chatting with Jian Ghomeshi before curtain. When the lights went down, the 80s came up: music and MTV clips got us in the mood to follow seven friends and an old German contractor through a hot Houston summer. Click here to read the rest on She Does The City…

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