Brainpower & Boys
The hidden politics of Fab's 19-year run
Michael Lyons - 01.05.13
I first walked into Fab’s offices on a boiling summer day in 2010. I was sweating, my hair a mess, and I didn’t feel very fab. I sat down with editor Drew Rowsome, who looked over
my resumé and a copy of the Excalibur Queer & Trans Supplement I’d coordinated in my fourt Full Story
Drasko Bogdanovic - 01.05.13
Where did you grow up?
I grew up in beautiful Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and moved to Canada in the 1990's. There is no other place that is so welcoming and free.
What is the best advice you've ever been given?
"Some people are assholes, darling" f Full Story
"Twisted naked in black mesh" Aleksandar Antonijevic discusses his upcoming Cont
Nick Green - 30.04.13
“He’s perfect when he dances, and he’s perfect in his photography, as well,” says Emilia Ianeva of Aleksandar Antonijevic. She has good reason to brag. As owner of Berenson Fine Art, her collaboration with this internationally acclaimed dancer and National Ballet principal Full Story
Michael Schwarz and Keir MacRae, the original business duo behind Fab, talk abou
Matt Thomas - 30.04.13
Michael Schwarz, the original publisher and creator of Fab, still has fond memories of the inspiration behind the magazine’s infamous name. “Everyone in the gay scene was trying to prove that we were okay in the face of all these struggles, and I think we came to the conclusion it was ti Full Story
Take a bow
An editorial about saying goodbye to Fab
Phil Villeneuve - 30.04.13
I’ll never forget the day we were asked to think about which publication we might like to intern at when I was in J-school at Centennial College. I already knew; I started interning at Fab the minute school was in session — long before the internship program even began. Though I chose Full Story
Next gay theatre review: A Few Brittle Leaves
Whatever happened to Baby Jane?
Drew Rowsome - 26.04.13
Sky Gilbert has proven that he is a deft comic writer in his last few plays, all of which featured sections that glowed with the stylings of the very best sort of sitcom writing. Who knew that a melange of Britcoms, Downton Abbey, drag, and a dash of gothic camp would inspire Gilbert to comic height Full Story
Next gay theatre review: Falsettos
A groundbreaking musical returns triumphant
Drew Rowsome - 26.04.13
The Acting Up Stage Company is nothing if not ambitious and, to borrow the sports metaphor from their excellent new production of Falsettos, they continually hit the ball out of the park.
William Finn's Falsettos is a musically tuneful but extremely complicated piece. Melodies surface and re- Full Story
Fab # 475 - The Final Issue
Sad but true: the last issue of Toronto's gay scene magazine is ready for downlo
sexy fab team - 24.04.13
We'll just cut to the chase. After 19 gloriously gay years, Fab is closing up shop. You can read a sappy letter about it here, but let's not drown in our own tears. Let's celebrate the majesty of the magazine!
Fab's final issue features the original cover boys from Pride, 1994. Br Full Story
Men will be boys
Bromance and boundaries in Still Standing You - limited run at Harbourfront Cent
Eduardo Sabate - 24.04.13
When two straight male friends get physical to show their feeling for each other, it could be as tender as first love or as insidious as a couple of cranky fogies. Life is a balance for Belgian dancer, Pieter Ampe, and Portugal’s Guilherme Garrido. In their newest collaboration, they explore t Full Story
Give me the T
But hold the shade
Diego Armand - 23.04.13
It's T-shirt time! Here are some of spring's instant hits, modeled by Anthony. Remember to choose wisely: T-shrits will show everything about your style-- and body. And don't skimp on price; you're paying for fit. I'll keep it short and sweet and let the cute boy say it all.
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