David Bowie

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Mark O'Neill

Ahead of his appearance on The Launch, musical impresario Nile Rodgers talks about collaborating with legends, Executive Realness and his unassailable work ethic. Read more


The loss of so many musical icons and local heroes saw Torontonians come together to do a lot of public grieving this year Read more


It's been an emotional year. Accordingly, the albums on our critics' collaborative list of the year's best are a bit anxious, a bit political, a bit gospel, a bit cosmic and a lot existential. Read more



Open Roof Film Festival

It's totally okay to be a sloth if you do it *outside* or for a good cause Read more

Movies & TV

Kendrick Lamar was great and inspiring, and Stevie Wonder made a necessary nod to accessibility awareness, but virtually everything else at the 2016 Grammys was some kind of derivative knock-off Read more

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Plus: Are black youth a threatened species? Read more


The EUFF returns for a victory lap, Doc Soup launches a second monthly program, and Bowie Read more

Movies & TV

A promoter's approach to bringing cult acts to town is raising questions about programming and methods Read more

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Nic Pouliot

Fans gathered to give the beloved musician a proper send-off Read more

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The Man who Fell To Earth, Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars, Dracula, Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace and more Read more

Film Fests & Special Screenings


Carla Gillis

Holy Holy pay tribute to the late pop icon – but don't change the playlist Read more

Concert reviews


Adam Bielawski

Several events that pay tribute to the prolific musician, actor and artist's work are being organized Read more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

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Jimmy King

I don’t care if he was faking it – his gender-bending persona was a life changer Read more


Toronto can be a tough market for "legacy" artists, but promoter Dante Brando believes there are enough music fans like him willing to shell out for cult legends like Nina Hagen and Grace Jones Read more

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Changes – Reflecting on David Bowie’s Musical Legacy Read more