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Arif Ansari

Simply Saucer are back with a new 7", and The Hamilton psych cult legends are far from nostalgic – they're a band unstuck in time. more

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Samuel Engelking

While many comics should be household names – Scott Thompson, James Adomian and Guy Branum, for starters – the gay community would rather line up for an eighth-place Drag Race queen than see one of them more

Comedy

As Toronto record label Telephone Explosion celebrates its 10th anniversary, heads Jon Schouten and Steve Sidoli take us through their most notable and memorable records more

Features

From movies about sports and new Japanese cinema to shorts by emerging women directors, there's a festival for every taste this month more

Film Fests & Special Screenings

The biggest blockbusters of summer 2018 include Ocean's 8, the Mamma Mia sequel and the Incredibles 2; plus, outdoor film festivals and free screenings in Toronto. more

Movies & TV

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NOW critics pick the best movies and TV shows joining the streaming service’s library this month more

Interviews & Features

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Director Liz Garbus and the team behind the four-part doc series about The New York Times talk transparency in the age of Trump more

Interviews & Features

Estonian Music Week 2018 in Toronto: celebrate 100 years of Estonian independence with these five musicians and bands, who range from dreamy shoegaze to freewheeling jazz. more

Features

Toronto punk band S.H.I.T. are streaming both their new album What Do You Stand For? and their new compilation Complete S.H.I.T. at NOW. They're also announcing a show at Double Double Land. Read our interview with guitarist Greg Benedetto. more

Features

A report from the Toronto Kpop Conference: with the South Korean genre exploding in North America, the fan-meet for rising solo star Amber provided a window into a growing and shifting fan culture. more

Concert reviews

Toronto electro-glam singer Nyssa has been in bands since she was a teenager and she's channelled her experiences into Champion Of Love more

Features

Famous for playing Lois Lane in four Superman movies, the Canadian actor had far more on her resume than a single character more

Interviews & Features

Cate Blanchett heads up the jury, the fest addresses #MeToo and Turkey's Nuri Bilge Ceylan goes for his fourth award more

Film Fests & Special Screenings

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The British-Tamil musician talked Netflix, Ghomeshi and Chinese investment in Sri Lanka at the Canadian premiere of her documentary more

Interviews & Features

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Sean Ryan

Wolfe Island Records is throwing an anniversary show at this year's CMW festival. Just across the St. Lawrence from Kingston, the Ontario label has fostered a community of interconnected artists and unconventional success stories more

Features

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Samuel Engelking

After a quarter-century of civil war that is estimated to have claimed the lives of more than 100,000 civilians and culminated in an uneasy peace in 2009, sustainable aid is what’s needed to help younger people overcome the trauma of war more

News

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Ken Woroner

NOW critics pick the best movies and TV shows joining the streaming service’s library this month more

Interviews & Features

The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival has arrived. We've reviewed more than 65 documentaries so far – and there's more to come. more

Movies & TV

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Trudeau’s election platform should have been a warning sign of things to come – he pledged to respect our right to say no to development, while at the same time supporting the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion more

News

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Paul Salvatori

If ISIL has its soldiers of the caliphate, we are possibly seeing the next iteration of deadly lone-wolf emissaries in the case of "incel," or involuntarily celibate, the latest online movement catering to the disordered and the disaffected more

News

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    Robb Rosenfeld

    Debra Winger and Tracy Letts in The Lovers.