Maya Zita on launching her music career amid the pandemic

Maya Tisdale is a Toronto artist who goes by the name of Maya Zita. She launched her music career during the pandemic with her first single and music video dropping back in January. She says she was one of those people who always knew she would pursue music. It clicked when she was just seven

Amanda Joy on her road to creating TV series Second Jen

Local actor and screenwriter Amanda Joy is the co-creator and star of Second Jen. The season three premiere kicks off Sunday, Feb. 14 at 8:30 p.m. on OMNI Television. The series, which features an all-female creative team, follows the friendship of Jennifer ‘Jen’ Wu (played by Samantha Wan) and Jennifer ‘Mo’ Monteloyola (played by Joy).

Stomping the boards

After graduating from Cardinal Carter School for the Arts, Sarah Magni headed to New York City and used her sizable artistic talents to take a stab at show business including a stint with the acclaimed Upright Citizen’s Brigade and an Off-Broadway sketch comedy show.

SARAH GADON

HEY, BAYVIEW TEENS: someone’s watching you. No, don’t worry, she’s not out to steal your iPhone: Sarah Gadon’s more interested in lifting your slang and mannerisms. “I love watching the neighbourhood high school kids walk to school,”says the 23-year-old actor, who lives just on the edge of Bayview. “You get to see their body language