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T.O. Music Notes

With her new VS. Art Grant, author and musician Vivek Shraya will provide $5,000 to an artist who is Indigenous, Black or a person of colour and between 18 and 28 years old to create their debut EP. Read more

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Sean Leon, Jeremy Dutcher, Milk & Bone, Jessie Reyez, plus other emerging Canadian artists and directors, will receive money and support from the MVP Project to create new videos. Read more

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Courtesy of Intersessions

Toronto DJ Chippy Nonstop is transforming the back of Lululemon's Queen West store into a mini club with CDJs for people to practice on. Read more

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Amanda Fotes

Faith/Void, the multi-purpose venue and record store at College and Dovercourt, was a champion of DIY in Toronto’s music and arts. scene Read more

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Dani Elwell, Garvia Bailey and Heather Bambrick, all recently of Jazz.FM91, are behind the new JAZZCAST stream. Expect podcasts, live performances, interviews and more. Read more

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Amanda Fotes

Metz and Teenanger will send Parts & Labour off the same way it started: with a sweaty basement punk show. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

When it comes to the El Mocambo, there's been lots of talk about the Stones and the sign, but now there are finally some details about the kind of music that will be played at the soon-to-return venue. Read more

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Popular Parkdale restaurant and music venue Parts & Labour will go out with one final New Year's Eve bash. Read more

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Adam Appugliesi

We were in the crowd when chaos broke out at Pusha T's Danforth Music Hall show in Toronto after people threw drinks – and then punches. Here's what happened. Read more

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The sleek and soulful new soul-searching R&B video for Lincoln's song Closure is a strong foot forward for the Made In Sauga label, which aims to support and highlight musicians from Mississauga. Read more

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Vlad Podvorny

Historic Toronto venue El Mocambo is still under renovation, but the neon palms will be re-lit on November 15. Read more

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The Weeknd headlines Open HXOUSE's launch concert at Rebel. The launch will also feature panels featuring Swizz Beatz, Halsey, Nabil, Boi-1da and more. Read more

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R. Jeanette Martin

Toronto venue The Matador is going on sale. Even after securing a zoning certificate, owner Paul McCaughey's plans to re-open the 102-year-old ballroom have faltered again. Read more

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Toronto music venue Adelaide Hall is rebranding as RADIO. MRG will continue to book live music, while new owner Noel Copeman promises to give the Entertainment District venue "more of a personality" and book late-night cover bands on weekends. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Tragically Hip members Rob Baker and Johnny Fay will join Choir! Choir! Choir! for a free show, celebrating legalization and commemorating the anniversary of Gord Downie's death. That leads this week's just announced Toronto concerts. Read more

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R. Jeanette Martin

The Matador, Toronto's historic and beleaguered speakeasy/music venue, has got its zoning, and now owner Paul McCaughey hopes it will open by March 2019 Read more

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Vincent McMillen

The MVP Project, a partnership between RBCxMusic and the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, which has acquired the Prism Prize, will provide production grants between $5,000 and $15,000. Read more

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Stuart Lowe; courtesy of Sistema

Doug Ford's government rescinded $500,000 in funding to after-school music program Sistema Toronto, and artists like Brendan Canning and Amy Millan have thoughts about it. Read more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Jonathan Bunce, better known as Jonny Dovercourt, has resumed as Wavelength's artistic director after an third-party inquiry found no evidence to support abuse allegations made by ex-employee Dorice Tepley. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Charlotte Day Wilson and Fantavious Fritz's Work Film Grant will award $10,000 to emerging female and non-binary music video and short film directors Read more

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