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The May 3 discussion features Mykki Blanco, Ciel (Cindy Li) and Bambii and will be hosted by NOW's Michelle da Silva more


Some great electronic music this week, plus a new #NOWplaying Spotify playlist featuring Charlotte Day Wilson, River Tiber, Twist, Sloan and more more


From the hottest DVDs and books, to arty pins, T-shirts and the album everyone should have on vinyl. more

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From llama ornaments and pretty perfume to hand-stitched purses and cute plush animals, these gifts give back this holiday season more

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From Nanette to White Guys Matter, here are the international and local stand-up stories that made news this year more


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Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges are convincing as a mother and son confronting addiction issues more


What does Toronto sound like? This year's best local albums, as voted by NOW critics, offered many different ways to hear it more

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The Danish director mocks #MeToo in ultra-violent serial killer flick starring Matt Dillon and Uma Thurman more


Heading to a holiday party? Treat your host to a potted palm, bottle of local gin, calming bath products and more. more

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Cannabis terpenes inspire this Ontario-based line of bath products. more


Before the year's over, there's still big hometown shows from Jessie Reyez, Shad and Lil Berete, plus variety shows, mosh-friendly holiday benefits and much more more

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The Healing House hopes to #SmashTheStigma by offering massages and other spa treatments from people with HIV more


From vegan bags and hipster belts, to dog sweaters and the coziest slippers, these 12 gifts will please the most stylish folks on your holiday list. more

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The comic didn't address allegations against him at the first of two sold-out stand-up sets, but dressed-down fake news, mob mentalities and armchair activists more


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This Mirvish musical at the Princess of Wales Theatre bookends a terrifying dismemberment with saccharine songs more



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Stacey Gregg's play about a non-binary teen convicted of sexual assault for not disclosing their gender is devastatingly brilliant more




In our Chill Winter Guide, find 50 of the best cultural, arts, music, food and outdoor events happening in Toronto from November 2018 to March 2019. more

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Now that cannabis is legal in Canada, it's time to treat your friends and family to that holiday high with vapes, candles and funky pipes. more

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A discussion on intergenerational issues in the queer theatre scene replaced a reading of Sky Gilbert's work after the LGBTQ playwright published a controversial poem addressed to trans artist and author Vivek Shraya. more


Don't want to smell like cannabis after smoking a joint? Carry this roll-on stick in your stash bag. more


The star-studded launch of a new arts incubator, a free pop hero Christmas show and some superstar hip-hop beef – these are our favourite Toronto concerts happening in November. more

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