Rachna Raj Kaur

NOW critics watched a lot of TV this year and not all of it was good. These titles have been permanently removed from our queues. more

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Album review: Doug Paisley's Starter Home: The Toronto singer/songwriter's new album is nine simple-but-deep tales about life and love. more

Album reviews

Two-spirit/Indigiqueer author draws majesty and exuberance from trauma in his break-out novel Jonny Appleseed more



Kayla Rocco

Up-and-coming Toronto-based singer/songwriter Jessica Mitchell gravitated to the genre late, but finding it was like unlocking a part of herself. more


The largest LGBTQ literary festival in the world takes over Glad Day Bookshop from November 9 to 11 more


Toronto author's update of Daphne du Maurier's Gothic classic Rebecca captures complexities in female relationships without being overly serious more


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Three-part APTN show that sends six intolerant Canadians to Indigenous communities across the country is eye-opening more

TV & Streaming

Country music legends Shania Twain and Terri Clark shared the stage with many younger female stars. more

Concert reviews

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Indian-produced miniseries also refreshingly defies stereotypes in its portrayal of relationships between women more



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The hip-hop icon and his family play caricatures of themselves in autobiographical comedy series more


Toronto-based author Thea Lim's time-travel tale An Ocean Of Minutes deftly delves into issues of race, class and labour more


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APTN show about an Indigenous entrepreneur and drag queen in macho Fort McMurray deftly touches on difficult themes more



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Netflix's updated version of the classic true-crime documentary series is a missed opportunity more



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Like Wild Wild Country, the streamer's latest true-crime documentary revolves around a complex woman who doesn't fit neatly into a box more


Jessie Ware at Toronto's Danforth Music Hall, reviewed: The English soul star has always been a powerhouse singer and mesmerizing performer, but she continues to grow and evolve with every show. more

Concert reviews

Lorde Inc. founder Nafisa Kaptownwala talks casting, old-school Bollywood and The Mindy Project more


Donovan Woods

Samuel Engelking

The Sarnia-born folk musician's stellar set provided some comfort to Torontonians reeling from the van attack more

Concert reviews

Reality TV can sometimes be a meaningful lens through which to look at society more

Interviews & Features

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Stacy Lee

In light of the exchange between Jully Black and Jeanne Beker during Canada Reads, we found 12 books, including Robyn Maynard's Policing Black Lives, that tell an alternative narrative to Canada's colonial history. more