Skedlive cast for Thursday, Nov. 11
Facebook rebrand to Meta is a bid to represent the future of technology
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook’s rebrand to Meta represents the future of the internet and a shift within the company. Meta derives from the term “metaverse” which is defined as a 3D digital world that can be easily accessed through the internet. Famous online gaming sites such as... Read more
Fatal shooting on ‘Rust’ set raises questions on gun safety in film industry
A shooting on a movie set in New Mexico that left one person dead and another injured has prompted the film industry to ask whether the use of real weapons during production is necessary, or safe. The incident happened on the set of the movie, ‘Rust’ when actor Alec... Read more
Toronto restaurant preserves 5,000 year-old culture with Egyptian cuisine
By Saloni Bhugra Maha Barsoom is preserving Egyptian culture in Toronto by using ingredients that were a part of ancient Egyptian cuisine 5,000 years ago. Barsoom opened Maha’s Fine Egyptian Restaurant in 2014 with the help of her son, Mark, and daughter, Monika. “The Egyptian cuisine’s history goes back... Read more
Podcast: The Pinch – Your Money Moves featuring Akilah Allen-Silverstein and Vanessa Bowen
Natashia Wynter, the host of The Pinch, speaks to financial experts about student loans and ways to manage our finances. Akilah Allen-Silverstein is a Certified Financial Planner, and Vanessa Bowen is an accountant, financial coach, and the founder of Mint Worthy. Read more
Experts offer tips on managing food during the holidays
Thanksgiving dinner is over, and indulging in delicious foods and desserts has left many Canadians looking for ways to reset their eating habits and maybe drop a few pounds. The current weight loss trends have detoxing and intermittent fasting at the top of the list. Are either of these... Read more
U.S. film crew members vote to strike over working conditions
Canadian screen productions could be affected by American film and television crews voting to strike over unfair working conditions. The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)) and its 36 local unions, which represents 60,000 workers across the U.S, voted on Oct. 1-3 to take strike action. More than... Read more
South Asian artists use social media for art representation
With the rise of social media as a platform for artists to showcase their work, South Asian artists are using it more to spread awareness about their distinctive creations. South Asian art includes work from countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and many other places. Despite their historical... Read more
Skedlive for Thursday, Sept. 30
Movie theatres welcome audiences back with safety measures
After a year of streaming at home, people are excited to be able to go out to the movies again. “I missed it so much,” says Alex Arena, an avid movie-goer and singer. “There’s a huge energy and atmosphere difference when you’re at home alone or with a loved... Read more