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Chaka V. Grier

Ahead of the upcoming Maple Blues Awards, we sat down with co-founder Derek Andrews to talk about the past, present and future of blues in the city Read more

Features

Ashley McKenzie-Barnes

Samuel Engelking

An urban agriculturist, a poet, a planner, a curator and a fashion designer explain how they're breaking down barriers to Black liberation Read more

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Samuel Engelking

From globe-trotting hip-hop to future dancehall, the city's music scene is thriving. Here's who to watch this year. Read more

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From confidence-oozing hip-hop to anonymous country, record collector psych to morbid pop-punk, it was an eclectic year for local music – and a very good one Read more

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Karim Aïnouz's melodrama set in 1950s Rio de Janeiro sensationalizes womanhood Read more

Reviews

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The Toronto Blues Society welcomed a diverse lineup of blues and soul singers including Tanika Charles, Miss Emily, Taborah Johnson, Melissa McClelland and more Read more

Concert reviews

Harriet

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Star Cynthia Erivo is convincing and compelling as the famed abolitionist and Underground Railroad conductor Read more

Reviews

Harriet

Glen Wilson

A big-screen biopic about the American abolitionist has been talked about for decades – and director Kasi Lemmons finally made it happen Read more

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On her debut EP Red Mind, the electro-soul artist's commanding voice can feel oddly tentative Read more

Album reviews

Singing and throat singing synthy electro-pop in Inuktitut, she shows she knows exactly what she wants to say and how she wants to say it Read more

Album reviews

Rather than Instagram’s disingenuous style of curated realness, Alexa Dirks's songs flow naturally and unpredictably, like internal monologues set to music Read more

Album reviews

The MTV star and Nailed It! host gets ready to entertain Toronto's biggest comedy festival Read more

Comedy

Kasi Lemmons-directed biopic gives abolitionist Harriet Tubman the superhero treatment Read more

TIFF 2019

Sophie Lowe delivers a star-making performance in this suspenseful crime drama set in a Maine fishing village Read more

TIFF 2019

Love Me Tender

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Barbara Giordano gives an unforgettable performance in Klaudia Reynicke's second feature Read more

TIFF 2019

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Karim Aïnouz's melodrama about two sisters is overwrought and awkwardly self-aware Read more

TIFF 2019

Kuessipan

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Myriam Verreault's coming-of-age drama, set on an Innu reservation in Quebec, is quietly moving Read more

TIFF 2019

Comedian Robin Thede's late-night HBO series features an all-Black, all-female cast, directing and writing team – a television first Read more

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Samuel Engelking

The founder of everyBODYplayahmas will march in the Grand Parade as an official representative of this year's festival Read more

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Marina Hashemi

Artists join Music Canada’s call to arms for music’s middle class Read more

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