Chaka V. Grier

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


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


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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



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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Ann and Nancy Wilson's Love Alive tour hit Toronto with Sheryl Crow in the opening slot Read more

Concert reviews


Johann Sauty

The Bueno Vista Social Club singer is on the final North American tour of her more than 70-year career, but she's as strong and glamorous a singer and dancer as ever Read more

Concert reviews

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The local community arts organization is celebrating its 20th birthday with a massive new headquarters on the waterfront, but it’s focused straight ahead Read more


43 North Productions

Kelley Raye

The Toronto-based production company is making and developing projects that reflect deeper, more thoughtful approaches to diversity Read more

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J. Mitchel Reed

Album review: Lydia Persaud, Let Me Show You: The O'Pears and Dwayne Gretzky singer is an excellent songwriter and her voice is beautifully warm and sweet – sometimes too sweet for the genre. Read more

Album reviews

Album review: Snotty Nose Rez Kids' Trapline. On their new album, the Haisla Nation duo build on the biting and celebratory sound of their first two mixtapes, but this time louder and prouder. Read more

Album reviews

Miles Davis The Birth Of The Cool

Jean-Marie Périer

Stanley Nelson's intricate doc portrait fascinatingly delves into the jazz legend's relationships with women Read more


Our Dance Of Revolution

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Our Dance Of Revolution charts the evolution of activist organizing, from the early 70s to the AIDS crisis in the 80s and Black Lives Matter at the Pride parade Read more

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Director Dorottya Zurbó's day-in-the-life doc follows an 18-year-old Somali refugee as she pursues a modelling career Read more


Farmer-turned-activist Máxima Acuña takes on a mining corporation in Claudia Sparrow's heartbreaking and infuriating film Read more