You Don’t Have to Be Shakespeare: Write a Poem with U of T’s Poet in Community

“Poetry is a response to the world, whatever is the clearest most direct and urgent response possible at the moment. Everything feeds poetry whether it’s something you say to your neighbour or something you write on a piece of paper.”…

Living Life at the Fringe: Your Best Bets for the Theatre Festival’s On-Campus Offerings

I spent approximately 10 hours in a dark, dank and echoing parking garage at Bloor and Bathurst last weekend.Now of course, you are probably thinking Emily, you are out of your mind?! and What in the heck could possibly compel…

“The Medium is the Message:” Hanging out with Marshall McLuhan’s ghost at St. Mike’s

Dear UpbeaT readers, I’m Emily, your blogger for the summer months. Thanks for having me! Late yesterday afternoon in the name of passion and blogging, I visited the Marshall McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology. It’s a diminutive brick building…