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Canadian Heritage Minutes drinking games make for sold-out premiers

Does the phrase “I smell burnt toast!” sound familiar?

If so, you probably grew up watching the dramatic and oh-so-historically-accurate Canadian Heritage Minutes.

If you describe yourself as a fan, you’d be in surprisingly good company: according to Historica Canada president Anthony Wilson-Smith, there’s even a drinking game based the shorts. 170 more words


Big Eyes exposes big art fraud: now playing at Mayfair

Big Eyes is the made-for-Hollywood story of a husband and wife and a stolen art career. Walter Keane won fame as the painter of “big-eye” waifs during the 1950s and 1960s. 58 more words

Local Arts

December 1931: Frankenstein Takes Manhattan!

Eighty-three years ago this week, on a stormy December night in 1931, James Whale’s Frankenstein came ali-i-i-ve at the Mayfair Theatre in New York City—pulling in a record-breaking 76,360 fans in the first week alone. 324 more words

Movie Briefs

Our House, Our Art: Urban Culture Shines at House of PainT from September 4-7

Originally published on Couch Assassin. To view the original post visit: http://couchassassin.com/blog/our-house-our-art

When it comes to celebrating Ottawa’s urban culture, no one does it better than… 592 more words


The Room brings laughter, spoons and Tommy Wiseau to the Mayfair

By: Ben Silcox

Laughter, shouts and groans from the audience during Sunday’s screening of cult film The Room at the Mayfair Theatre nearly drowned out the famous movie that everyone had come to see. 592 more words


Weekend Round Up: Mid-March Fun

Too be fair it is a quieter time than we are used to around the hood but still lots to do if you’re looking for fun. 236 more words