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Samuel Engelking

Manifesto festival presented art, comedy, a well-curated Discovery Series and a stellar free outdoor show headlined by Charlotte Day Wilson more

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Cassandra Rudolph

Including SummerWorks, Manifesto and Camp Wavelength festivals more

Culture

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Tanja-Tiziana

The Drake Hotel's Drake Underground venue was flooded last week, and now all shows from August through October will have to find a new home. more

Music

Corporate weed brands forge ahead with grey area sponsorships at music events more

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Samuel Engelking

Tau-Ming Lau launched an agency to represent and create safe spaces for women, LGBT and POC artists. It's called Blue Crane and it's putting on a showcase at Manifesto. more

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Drake and Migos come to Toronto in August (but no OVO Fest?), along with David Byrne, Beach House, The National and others; plus Manifesto, Veld and Caribbean Carnival festivals. more

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Samuel Engelking

Charlotte Day Wilson will co-headline a free Manifesto concert on August 17 at Nathan Phillips Square. The show will also feature reggae artist Chronixx and English rapper/activist Akala. more

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Jennifer Roberts

DJ NDN, Drezus, LIZA and Junia-T will play the festival's inaugural Discovery Series, which runs August 9-14 more

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Samuel Engelking

The pop artist and author will exhibit new work as part of a group show in August more

Art & Design

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Samuel Engelking

It's time to stand up for safety in Toronto's music scene. If a reckoning is coming for sexual misconduct, it will take the entire community, from showgoers to venue owners, to make it happen. more

Features

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

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Manifesto, June 10th 2017 @ Echo Beach

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The back half of Echo Beach never seemed to fill beyond a third of capacity, but the performers played as if it were a full house more

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The 905 musician returns with two shows this week after a long bout of laryngitis more

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The hip-hop-focused festival makes space for local acts not readily supported by the scene more

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Tanja-Tiziana

The sounds of summer in Toronto include tons of vintage and future soul, chart-topping rappers, local-focused festivals and a few potentially last-chance performances more

Hot Summer Guide 2017

The 11th annual music festival is also going year-round and moving its marquee concert at Echo Beach to June from September more

Music

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Tanja-Tiziana

Who doesn’t like the idea of making Toronto a place where musicians and music-related businesses can thrive? But so far, Music City seems more like a nice idea supported by city council than a reality. more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Tanya Tagaq, Shad, Lido Pimienta and anti-Dakota Access Pipeline protesters were among the First Nations DJ collective's guests more

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