Deconstructing Forty Creek

Words and Photos by Anna Piszczkiewicz   (Photo of John K. Hall via Forty Creek) I’ve taken day trips from Toronto along Niagara’s wine route a number of times, and among all those visits I always bypassed Kittling Ridge Estate Wines & Spirits (rebranded last month as Forty Creek Distillery) because I simply didn’t know any better. As ...

TIFF Talk: Dir. Kasia Roslaniec

By Filip Terlecki Kasia Roslaniec is the young Polish filmmaker behind the movie Baby Blues which is playing now at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Having made a splash with her debut feature Mall Girls (which was also selected to play TIFF,) Baby Blues was handpicked for the festival by TIFF’s CEO, Piers Handling, for being ...

SNDtrack: Michael Kiwanuka

By Anna Piszczkiewicz British singer-songwriter Michael Kiwanuka caught our eye as the winner of the BBC’s Sound of 2012, a poll by music critics which highlights the most promising new music talent. What’s surprising here is that the crooner’s retro-soul vibe easily takes the listener back in time a few decades but that’s exactly what we ...