“Jumping off of a boat in the middle of the ocean and surviving on a beach – if you can’t pepper that in with some kind of reality, then it’s not a movie I want to see.” more

Mar 15, 2018 8:00 AM Interviews & Features

Nerd Noise Night is where sci-fi, comic books, hip-hop and rock bombast converge more

Mar 14, 2018 5:24 PM Features


Samuel Engelking

DJ Blackcat and Mark-Ché Devonish want to give the city’s queer ball culture – and its music – a regular home in the clubs more

Mar 14, 2018 3:00 PM Features

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Bruno Staub

"The idea of rock ’n’ roll is so dead and exhausted. I even feel bad for people who want to play typical rock music because they end up drowning in a garbage bag of clichés." more

Mar 12, 2018 12:41 PM Features

Jason Sniderman invented his musical persona when he was 12 years old. Now 59, the Toronto musician is ready to share it with the world. more

Mar 9, 2018 12:49 PM Features


Luis Mora

With so many innovative and diverse artists here, why do the ones receiving industry support all sound the same? more

Mar 7, 2018 3:01 PM Features


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Twenty years later, the Canadian hip-hop anthem means more than just beats and rhymes more

Mar 7, 2018 2:54 PM Features

The 20-year-old Toronto rapper has gone viral with everything he's released, and for good reason. "Imagine an alien just popped up in your city," he says. more

Mar 6, 2018 9:52 AM Features

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Ben Powless

A petition filed with public sector integrity commissioner alleges diplomats at the Canadian embassy in Mexico City intervened on behalf of Calgary mining company implicated in the murder of activist Mariano Abarca more

Mar 5, 2018 5:13 PM News

Arguably, the former PC leader was never quite ready for prime time, but in tossing him overboard, a party badly out of touch with multi-ethnic Ontario has just thrown away the best hope they had of winning June’s provincial election more

Mar 3, 2018 11:59 AM News 15 Comments

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Claire Harvie

Live At The Music Gallery launches today with newly released recordings by Merganzer, New Chance, Nukariik, SlowPitchSound, Dialectica and Glen Hall's Rub Out The Word more

Mar 2, 2018 11:06 AM Features

Here are some sure-to-sellout acts at this year's sketch blowout more

Mar 1, 2018 7:00 AM Comedy

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Samuel Engelking

Freddie and Miguel Rivas’s monthly satiric showdown celebrates 100 shows at Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival more

Feb 28, 2018 5:46 PM Comedy

The Hamilton "anti-oppressive, queer, vegan doom metal" band have written the concept album for our times more

Feb 28, 2018 5:10 PM Features

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Geneviève Medow Jenkins

"It’s very important to share the beauty we experience in life and not just focus on the terrible president of the United States." more

Feb 28, 2018 3:01 PM Features

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While other men of privilege across North America have been forced to resign over allegations of improper conduct, John Furlong continues to act as an ambassador for Canada's Olympic movement more

Feb 28, 2018 1:56 PM News 2 Comments

Wassyl Slipak, the charismatic Ukrainian-born French opera singer who called himself “Myth," left his comfortable career to fight in Luhansk, where he was killed in action more

Feb 27, 2018 10:29 AM News 1 Comments

Looked at from a human rights framework, Canada is culpable for 15-year-old Indigenous girl's death – this may upset criminal law experts, mainstream political commentators and online haters, but sadly it is a fact more

Feb 25, 2018 7:50 AM News 30 Comments

Groups like Across The Board and Toronto Women in Music, musicians like Tegan and Sara, and initiatives like festival report cards are battling for representation more

Feb 21, 2018 6:19 PM Features

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

Feb 21, 2018 6:17 PM Features

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    Robb Rosenfeld

    Debra Winger and Tracy Letts in The Lovers.