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Gord Downie

The Al Purdy Songbook gathers Snowblink, Jason Collett, Doug Paisley, a posthumous Gord Downie and more in tribute to the influential Canadian poet Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Tragically Hip members Rob Baker and Johnny Fay will join Choir! Choir! Choir! for a free show, celebrating legalization and commemorating the anniversary of Gord Downie's death. That leads this week's just announced Toronto concerts. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Massey Hall is about to close for the last phase of a $142-million renovation and is scheduled to reopen in 2020. Before the Toronto concert hall darkens, we gathered memories from throughout the venue's 124 years from Buffy Sainte-Marie, Peaches and Read more

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A Tribe Called Red

Samuel Engelking

Indigenous History Month ends with a free concert at Yonge-Dundas Square featuring some of the biggest Indigenous artists: A Tribe Called Red and Iskwé, along with Keys N Krates. Read more

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These are the shows NOW critics are looking forward to this month. Charlotte Day Wilson, U.S. Girls, Majid Jordan, Born Ruffians and Frigs play hotly anticipated hometown gigs, plus shows by Ty Segall, Lil Berete, Yaeji and more. Read more

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Nick Wons / Massey Hall

The once-CanRock rivals brought their co-headlining tour for the first of two nights in Toronto, and it brought both of their legacies into new light Read more

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Gord Downie Tragically Hip

Tanja-Tiziana

From vanishing (and reappearing) venues to the Indigenous Next Wave, these are the most fascinating stories we've been following this year Read more

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Dream Serenade

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Fourth annual fundraiser felt like an intimate community gathering, with Sloan, Tanya Tagaq, Kevin Drew with Gord Downie's brother Patrick Downie, among others Read more

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Samuel Engelking

The inclusive, no-commitment choir has become a channel for collective grief and celebration, and they're using their influence for good Read more

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Arcade Fire's Win Butler and Regine Chaisson at Air Canada Centre

Tanja-Tiziana

Fans and critics have not been infinitely content with their latest antics, but Arcade Fire showed they still know how to connect Read more

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With their debut LP Up To Here about to drop, Gord Downie was already uneasy about being painted with too broad a "Canadian" brush Read more

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His posthumous album, Introduce Yerself, is a poignant parting gift Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Hundreds of fans gathered to pay tribute to the Tragically Hip frontman on Tuesday night Read more

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Gord Downie at Roy Thomson Hall, October 21, 2016

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Events include a public sing-along and a screening of Long Time Running Read more

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Gord Downie Tragically Hip

Tanja-Tiziana

The Tragically Hip singer, poet and advocate has passed away at age 53 Read more

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Gord Downie at Roy Thomson Hall, October 21, 2016

Roy Thomson Hall | Jag Gundu

The new Kevin Drew-produced album features 23 character study songs and will be out October 27 Read more

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Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier's Tragically Hip doc is also playing, but this year's festival opener remains a mystery Read more

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The 2017 Canadian Screen Awards gala telecast was a mixed bag of highs (Maslany! Plummer! Cardinal!), lows (Sean Cullen!), presided over by Howie Mandel at his hackiest Read more

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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

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