Michelle da Silva

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



Peter Ryaux Larsen

Now in its 16th season, Montreal's long-running weekly electronic music festival at Île Sainte-Hélène’s Plaine des Jeux attracts top DJs from around the world including New York's Kim Ann Foxman and Toronto's Bambii. more

Concert reviews

From tiger moms to why there are no Asian men on The Bachelor, two (Asian) NOW editors discuss the importance of the first Hollywood studio film with Asian leads in 25 years. more

, Interviews & Features

BC-based Grizzlers take the guesswork out of rolling your own joints. Each pack of Indica or Sativa pre-rolls contain five blunts of BC bud. more


Lift & Co. launches review app for cannabis – think of it as “choose your adventure,” but for weed more



Kayla Rocca

Herb Essentials lip balm is infused with cannabis sativa oil, which helps to stimulate your skin's natural oil production to sooth your lips and keep them naturally hydrated more



Twitter/Ross McLean

A 10-year-old girl and 18-year-old woman have died after a lone gunman opened fire in Toronto's Greektown neighbourhood on July 22. more



Michelle da Silva

Toronto's Weed VR launches technology that will allow consumers to virtually touch and smell weed products online – getting a real high from the experience is still unfortunately out of reach. more


Including cult filmmaker John Waters, Chilean rapper Ana Tijoux and comics Ali Hassan and Dave Merheje more

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Vegandale Brewery, opening in Duggan’s Brewery’s old spot in Parkdale, will serve vegan beer and vegan comfort food. more

Food & Drink

Talented young stars show promise in this SNL-style show more


Show about mental illness can't break free from clichés more


Colette Kendall's solo show about her love of the peen is hilariously honest more


Improvised show based on an audience member's dream delivers big laughs more


Peter Aterman's monologue about the absurdities of modern life never warms up more




The indie music non-profit's board is launching an independent investigation following an ex-staffer's allegations against Jonny Dovercourt more


Janelle Monáe, Radiohead, Lauryn Hill and Erykah Badu are included in the best Toronto concerts this summer. Plus, Nano Mutek provides a tease for Mutek Festival in Montreal, and the final Warped Tour ever rolls through town. more

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Facebook/Toronto Bisexual Network

Nearly half of all queer folks identify as bi, yet bisexuals and pansexuals have never had official representation at Pride. That changes at Pride Toronto 2018, where the Bi+ Pride initiative ensures bi visibility. more



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A staple on the Danforth, The Big Carrot is expanding east and opening a second location in the Upper Beaches on June 21. more


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Kate Killet

NXNE 2018 reviews: Our critics spent the week in venues throughout Toronto, catching shows by Ryan Hemsworth, RYAN Playground, Tokyo Police Club's Dave Monks, LA Timpa and more. more

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Kasa Moto

Café Boulud, Kasa Moto and Oretta are some of the high-end restaurants you can dine at on a budget during Summerlicious, where 200 participating restaurants offer three-course prix fixe menus more