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Samuel Engelking

The new mentorship program uplifts women of colour in the music scene – onstage and behind the scenes Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Manifesto's newly minted executive director Kiana "Rookz" Eastmond has big plans for building sustainability and bringing it back to its roots. Read more

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Kate Killet

As Toronto's local music scene explodes in different directions, here’s what we think will happen in 2019. Read more

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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 Read more

Concert reviews

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Cassandra Rudolph

Including SummerWorks, Manifesto and Camp Wavelength festivals Read 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. Read more

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

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Samuel Engelking

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

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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 Read 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 Read more

Concert reviews

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

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

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