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Carla Gillis

Win a pair of VIP tickets to see NOW Free Flick Monday's screening of Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World on January 11th at The Royal Cinema! more

Movies & TV

NOW music editor Carla Gillis to moderate panel discussion about misogyny in music more

Music

The Toronto-based Inuk musician is uncharacteristically nervous about her literary debut, but Split Tooth will get you in the gut, heart and mind as much as her music does more

Books

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Samuel Engelking

NXNE 2018 review: Tinashe, Azealia Banks, Chvrches, Big Freedia and others played the Yonge-Dundas Square Festival Village stage, alongside acts like Jazz Cartier, U.S. Girls, Lights and more. more

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Kate Killet

NXNE 2018 reviews: Our critics spent the week in venues throughout Toronto, catching shows by Ryan Hemsworth, RYAN Playground, Tokyo Police Club's Dave Monks, LA Timpa and more. more

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Steve Louie

A review of Halifax music festival Obey Convention: after four days at the fearless, inclusive Obey, we picked up some lessons that Toronto festivals could learn. more

Concert reviews

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Samuel Engelking

As #MeToo shines a spotlight on toxic masculinity, do I have to throw out my record collection? more

Features

For their fifth album, the long-running Toronto indie rock band got some chill more

Album reviews

A look at six local noisemakers buzzing through the punk, metal and rock scenes more

Features

The actor and Weinstein accuser seems perma-triggered in her angry memoir more

Books

It's not surprising the anti-psychiatry critic's controversial views are all over her latest novel more

Books

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Sarah Rix

From the sweaty end of the Silver Dollar to an unprecedented gathering of Indigenous folk legends, these were the bucket list shows of the year more

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Our top local releases of the year as voted by NOW’s music critics more

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Jag Gundu

Opener Jennifer Castle, meanwhile, was completely in her element, stunning with both old and new songs more

Concert reviews

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Danny Cohen

They might not have had much rapport in their banter, but the two rambling, laid-back songwriters communicated seamlessly through music more

Concert reviews

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Samuel Engelking

While outdoor mega-fests falter, multi-day grassroots events are going strong more

Features

Choir Of The Mind finds the Metric singer clear-minded and resilient in the face of sadness more

Album reviews

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Dwayne Vatcher

Yorkdale Shopping Centre is where you'll wanna be on Saturday more

Music

But those challenges led to plenty of moments of connection with the audience more

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Twenty-four years in, the Austin minimalist indie rock group are still completely digging and committed to this thing they've created more

Concert reviews

The Toronto electronic-soul duo's debut album explores "Filipinx Futurism" more

Music

Twelve live music presenters collaborate on a series of concerts and professional development opportunities more

Features