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From scathing portraits of economic and justice systems to deeply felt love stories and existential comedy, our favourite shows entertained while tackling timely issues Read more

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Samuel Engelking

The Toronto breakout singer on millennial cowboys, fan tattoos and the similarities between drag queens and country stars Read more

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Samuel Engelking

High art and pro sports collide in Toronto artists Esmaa Mohamoud and Bryan Espiritu's sculpture marking the NBA champs' 25th anniversary Read more

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Samuel Engelking

After learning their ancestors were adversaries, AA Bronson and Adrian Stimson explore what it means to personally reconcile Canada’s colonial legacy Read more

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Samuel Engelking

As rents go up and venues shut down, the underground is fighting for space. Seven promoters and musicians sound off on why parties matter and how we can make them thrive. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

LGBTQ asylum seekers persevere in the face of legal aid cuts in Ontario that are making a tough situation even worse Read more

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Most Torontonians aren't going to museums. To attract new visitors, the Art Gallery of Ontario is making admission free all year for some and cheaper for others Read more

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Samuel Engelking

With the rise of streaming platforms giving way to shows like Netflix's Delhi Crime, Indian filmmakers are taking more risks and telling more progressive stories Read more

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The history of rock is filled with stigmatizing myths of the tortured artist. With their third album, Morbid Stuff, that’s exactly what Toronto band PUP want to avoid. Read more

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Desmond Cole, Jill Andrew, Julie Crooks, Jah Grey and Twysted Miyake-Mugler are working toward a city free from anti-Black racism Read more

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Samuel Engelking

From punk-infused hip-hop to dance music creating its own space – who’s setting the tone for the city’s music scenes? Read more

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From Oscar hopefuls and costume dramas to family flicks, here’s the scoop on the season’s new movies, whether they're playing at a multiplex or streaming on your device Read more

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We look back at the best and worst stories that made headlines in Toronto Read more

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Our picks for the top 10 series of the year. Plus: shows with stellar ensemble casts, very timely series and top-notch Canadian doc series Read more

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Cover story: Jessie Reyez takes us on a tour of her favourite Toronto spots, from Kensington Market to the 905. With a breakthrough new EP and her biggest headlining tour yet, the self-assured singer/songwriter is staying hungry. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

The Toronto sculptor is among the artists shifting the art scene's attention east as the all-night art event's first foray into the suburbs Read more

Art & Design

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Samuel Engelking

A documentary about the polarizing British-Tamil musician’s life is sparking difficult conversations about race and identity – and she isn’t afraid to get heated Read more

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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 Read more

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Rising British actor and occasional rapper discusses his first Western, landing Hollywood's "Promised Land" roles and tribalism in the wake of Brexit Read more

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As carnival culture spreads globally, local costume designers are using technology to rekindle interest in old traditions Read more

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