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Lisa Genet

One of the defining bands from New York's no wave heyday, the four-piece easily filled the classic Queen West venue with jittery punk energy more

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Samuel Engelking

Karin Dreijer's wildly inventive project put a queer spin on synth-pop spectacle more

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Amanda Fotes

Lower Bay Station, the de-commissioned TTC stop, was the unusual setting for a memorable all-local concert featuring Fucked Up, Deliluh, Tyriqueordie and E-Saggila. Check out photos and our review here. more

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

Theatre

Sequel stays true to the reality of its aging characters more

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New pic taps his preoccupation with family rifts more

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

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>>> Turns out things are not that simple more

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