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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. more

Features

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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 more

Art & Design

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 more

Interviews & Features

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

Interviews & Features

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

Culture

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Samuel Engelking

Massey Hall is about to close for the last phase of a $142-million renovation and is scheduled to reopen in 2020. Before the Toronto concert hall darkens, we gathered memories from throughout the venue's 124 years from Buffy Sainte-Marie, Peaches and more

Features

With big pop stars letting their queer flags fly, music is basking in the LGBTQ+ rainbow like never before. Artists like Toronto's Witch Prophet are succeeding on their own terms, but the industry needs to realize queerness is more than a trend more

Features

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Samuel Engelking

As Google-affiliated Sidewalk Labs proposes building a high-tech neighbourhood on the waterfront, citizens should demand ownership of data collected in public spaces more

News

A decade after she appeared on the cover of NOW as a member of Crystal Castles, the electro-punk star opens up about going solo, #MeToo and growing up in Toronto more

Features

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Samuel Engelking

Director Maya Gallus’s timely film shows how gifted women are transforming kitchen culture and grappling with its hierarchies and misogyny more

Interviews & Features

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There's suddenly a lot of attention on U.S. Girls. Toronto’s Meg Remy is ­untangling ­America’s misogynist mess with lush disco grooves. The time is right for her subversive brand of political pop. Read our cover story interview here. more

Features

Poised for stardom, the Toronto soul auteur wants to help other young women achieve their own self-made success more

Features

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Samuel Engelking

What keeps them going? Tenacity, thriftiness and a whole lot of love more

Food & Drink

From cinema and visual art to city politics and education, Black Torontonians are taking the reins as agents of our own change more

Culture

Weeding out the dudes in suits: meet the new crop of players shaking up diversity in Canada’s cannabis industry more

News

Apps claiming to be more socially responsible than scandal-plagued Uber are popping up in Toronto. NOW's Ecoholic columnist asks whether we're being taken for a ride more

Ecoholic

A look back at the people and events that made headlines in Toronto in 2017 more

News

Our picks for the top series of the year, as well as the best in auteur-driven, Canadian and cult offerings more

Interviews & Features

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Samuel Engelking

Proudly feminist, queer-positive and wholly their own, the foursome behind one of 2017's best TV shows riff on their breakthrough year more

Interviews & Features