Critics' Picks

Daniel Caesar at Danforth Music Hall

Samuel Engelking

An arena tour feels inevitable, but at the fourth of five sold-out Danforth shows the golden boy kept things intimate and highlighted other hometown talent more

Dec 20, 2017 12:46 PM Concert reviews

The singer/songwriter/storyteller was intimate, vulnerable and triumphant in her solo show more

Oct 31, 2017 1:23 PM Concert reviews 1 Comments

The French-Cuban twins merge tropical rhythms, lush vocals and story-rich lyrics on their soul-searching new album more

Oct 30, 2017 11:03 AM Album reviews

U.S. Girls

Samuel Engelking

Meg Remy's project has expanded to a 10-piece and the first of her two hometown shows was a glimpse into where they're headed more

Oct 28, 2017 2:48 PM Concert reviews


Phoebe Sequino

A live-scored screening of Under The Skin raised tension before Jlin and Wayne McGregor's Autobiography Edits heralded the cyborg art age more

Oct 28, 2017 2:39 PM Concert reviews

The New Pornographers

Jenny Jimenez

Along with local openers Born Ruffians, the long-running indie collective proved they can thrive in any shape or form more

Oct 16, 2017 6:05 PM Concert reviews

Harry Styles at Massey Hall.

Samantha Pennington

Before he jets into the stratosphere for the never-ending stadium rock tour, the former One Direction singer treated his faithful more

Oct 5, 2017 2:18 PM Concert reviews

This was likely the final time Toronto will get such an intimate concert from the heart-on-their-sleeves New Jersey band more

Sep 23, 2017 1:09 PM Concert reviews

Mount Eerie at the Great Hall

Sarah Greene

In his solo performance, Phil Elverum showed that both songwriting and grieving are an ongoing process more

Sep 21, 2017 3:36 PM Concert reviews

In their joint set, Nas played throwback classics, while Hill delivered a complex and cerebral performance that nonetheless went hard more

Sep 11, 2017 10:28 AM Concert reviews

Even if you lack a green thumb, you’ll dig this doc about the man who created a massive English-style garden near Quebec City more

May 17, 2017 2:00 PM Reviews

It’s about man-eating mermaids – and it’s a musical more

Mar 15, 2017 5:30 PM Reviews 1 Comments

Hard Core Logo

Jason Bolduc

The punk-rock concert play, an adaptation of Bruce McDonald’s 1996 mockumentary of the same name, does its source material justice. more

Mar 15, 2017 4:45 PM Theatre

Sequel stays true to the reality of its aging characters more

Mar 15, 2017 4:44 PM Reviews 6 Comments

New pic taps his preoccupation with family rifts more

Mar 15, 2017 4:43 PM Reviews

>>> Revival of Linda Griffiths’s solo show about poet Gwendolyn MacEwen offers lots of stage magic more

Jan 19, 2017 6:05 PM Theatre

>>> Turns out things are not that simple more

Jan 11, 2017 7:00 PM Reviews

>>> Three-hour Romanian movie pulses with humour, insight and momentum more

Jan 11, 2017 2:32 PM Reviews

Veteran actor is riveting while puffing away throughout the entire pic more

Jan 11, 2017 2:00 PM Reviews 1 Comments


Natalia Manzocco

Fast-casual and upscale, meaty and vegan, raucous and restrained — high tides raised all ships in Toronto's dining scene this year more

Dec 22, 2016 9:00 AM Food