Category Archives: Toronto

Episode 14: Vanity Fair Portraits at the Royal Ontario Museum (10:54 mins.)

Vanity Fair Portraits at the Royal Ontario Museum brings together almost 150 iconic photographs from the magazine’s vintage and modern periods. Both fans of photography and celebrity buffs will enjoy a glamorous history of portraiture that feature such luminaries as Tom Cruise, Madonna, Ernest Hemingway and Cary Grant along with works by master photographers that include Edward Steichen and today’s Annie Leibovitz.

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Episode 13: The Toronto-Niagara Bike Train Initiative (7:11 mins.)


The Toronto-Niagara Bike Train is more than just a way for people to travel to one of Canada’s most popular visitor destinations. It’s become a sustainable tourism and transportation initiative that’s growing in leaps and bounds and is now offering new products and tours that will keep locals, international tourists and of course, bike enthusiasts cycling all over Ontario.

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Episode 12: Upcoming Inside Out Toronto Film and Video Festival 2009 (8:30 mins.)

The Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film and Video Festival has presented the best of world queer cinema for the last 19 years. The tag line says it all: Love! Drama! Sex! Politics!

Radio Out and Out met with the festival’s Director of Programming Jason St-Laurent who gave us insight into the festival’s unique personality and also what to expect for the 2009 edition. Continue reading

Episode 10: Frank Gehry’s AGO Soon To Be Unveiled (10:11 mins.)

cropped-north-facade.jpgThe Art Gallery of Ontario’s transformation is almost complete, and insiders promise it will be impressive. Linda Milrod, who is both Senior Project Manager Program & Design and Installation Director for the AGO spoke to Radio Out and Out about what people can expect when the gallery re-opens on November 14, ’08.  She also provides unique insight into why Frank Gehry was chosen as architect and details of his long-time relationship with Toronto.

Frank Gehry

Frank Gehry, Architect

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Episode 8: Club Has Big Plans for Pride 2008 (10:02 mins.)

The Out and Out Club wants its members to have a blast at this year’s Pride festivities. And if three very resourceful volunteers have anything to do with it, the Out and Out club is sure to make a splash. Radio Out and Out met with the team that’s spearheading the club’s participation at this year’s celebrations. This podcast isn’t just a sneak peak at Pride festivities – it’s a “how-to” for all club members and a chance to be part of the action. Continue reading

Episode 6: Upcoming Tour of a Spectacular Vaudeville Venue (9:00 mins.)

The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre is the last operating double-decker theatre in the world. It’s also a link to Toronto’s rich theatrical past. The Elgin is opulent and sophisticated, but it’s the Winter Garden, seven stories above that steals the show. Radio Out and Out met with Tony King, President of the Centre’s Volunteer Executive Committee who gave us wonderful insight into one of the city’s hidden treasures. There’s also info on an upcoming tour of the venue with Out and Out members on May 10, ’08. Continue reading

Episode 5: 2008 Spring Tonic for Club Cyclists (8:48 mins.)

In anticipation of the warmer weather, Radio Out and Out went to Toronto’s Urbane Cyclist on John Street and asked Reba about the latest trends in cycling. As an added bonus, she even offered a few tips on where to go for long-haul bike excursions and details about an upcoming workshop for club members – the Bike Spring Tune Up on April 22, ’08.

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