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Kelsey Adams

Atlantics

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Senegal-set supernatural drama, which will stream on Netflix, offers a gentle and empathetic view of migration Read more

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Samuel Engelking

From her gut-wrenching emotion to her gravity-defying pole dancing, the British artist showed why she's a true performer, willing to leave everything onstage Read more

Concert reviews

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The French-Senegalese director's Cannes-winning Atlantics removes barriers between fantasy and reality to create a complex portrait of African youth Read more

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Maria Jose Govea

The Toronto artist's songwriting and vocal talent radiated from within his projection-screened cube at Berkeley Church, even if he didn't let us all the way in Read more

Concert reviews

Curtis Talwst Santiago

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Our picks for what to see and do during the inaugural 10-week, multi-site art event Read more

Art & Design

Atlantics

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Mati Diop's intimate Cannes-winning feature about separated lovers offers a gentle and empathetic view of the migrant crisis Read more

TIFF 2019

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Sophie Deraspe's modern-day reimagining of the Greek tragedy jolts the viewer out of complacency Read more

TIFF 2019

South African director Jahmil X.T. Qubecka's film about toxic masculinity in the boxing world is visceral, but its female characters are one-note Read more

TIFF 2019

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Samuel Engelking

While the Toronto Raptors were completing their historic championship run, our reviewers were catching festival sets by CupcakKe, Le1f, Sir Babygirl, Swamp Dogg and more Read more

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Yannick Anton

As it celebrates its 10th birthday, Yes Yes Y'all has grown into an indispensable community as well as a major part of the city's hip-hop and arts scenes. Read more

Features

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Samuel Engelking

Hosted by the Black Wimmin Artist collective, the dining performance added a monumental moment to a long timeline of reclamation Read more

Art & Design

Album review: James Blake's Assume Form: With his darkness and paranoia balanced by lovesick optimism, music's favourite sad boy sounds like he's finally ready to be happy – or at least try to be. Read more

Album reviews

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Samuel Engelking

American artist's solo show Femmes Noires is a game-changer for visibility and representation Read more

Art & Design

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Karel Chladek

Toronto Caribbean Carnival 2018: Whether you’re looking for a hot and sweaty bashment, sunset block party or boat cruise, these queer and queer-friendly parties and events will make the first weekend of August the hottest of summer. Read more

Features

Kendrick Lamar

Matt Williams

Concert review: Kendrick Lamar's TDE Championship tour at Budweiser Stage in Toronto. Though it was billed as a label showcase with Schoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul and more, SZA's absence made it feel more like a typical opener-opener-headliner show. Read more

Concert reviews

The Gladstone's Of Ourselves photography show is the latest Toronto exhibition to spotlight young, Black curatorial talent Read more

Art & Design

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 Read more

Concert reviews

Even as details about her identity have emerged, the up-and-coming R&B singer and Daniel Caesar collaborator is keeping the focus solely on her music Read more

Features

The local scene has all the pieces to become its own mecca of R&B, but it could take some notes from the Brits Read more

Features