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Our critic calls the Safdie Brothers's Netflix movie, which features The Weeknd in his feature debut, the year's best Read more

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Uncut Gems

Samuel Engelking

Including star Adam Sandler's birthday sing-a-long and The Weeknd's new and old hair looks Read more

TIFF 2019

A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood

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Star-studded biopics and new films by Steven Soderbergh, the Safdie Brothers, Kasi Lemmons, Atom Egoyan, Marjane Satrapi and Pedro Almodovar are coming to Toronto Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Local and international musicians came together to discuss the meaning of success at the opening of the new Toronto arts incubator Hxouse. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

A roll-call of rising Canadian and American artists including Gunna, NAV and Bryson Tiller helped the Toronto pop superstar launch his creative entrepreneurship incubator Hxouse Read more

Concert reviews

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. 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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A review of the first three days of Festival D'ete de Quebec, featuring The Weeknd, Neil Young, Future, Lil Yachty, Killy, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan. The sprawling, eclectic Quebec City festival should be on the radar of music fans across the country. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Hxouse aims to eliminate barriers for young Toronto creatives hoping to break into music, fashion and design Read more

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Toronto R&B superstar The Weeknd (mostly) trades misanthropy for vulnerability on the six-track EP My Dear Melancholy, Read more

Album reviews

The Weeknd just released his new project My Dear Melancholy, and Wasted Times leads this week's #NOWplaying roundup of new Toronto music. Also: a shot-for-shot remake of Carly Rae Jepsen's I Really Like You by Little Junior, Blimp Rock and more. Read more

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Over 120 jurors chose a longlist that includes many Toronto-centric videos from the Weeknd, PUP, Clairmont The Second and others Read more

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Drake

Samuel Engelking

The eighth edition also included tons of Atlanta hit-makers, a couple of wild card guests, and a teachable moment between Drizzy and Tory Lanez Read more

Concert reviews

Plus: Deafheaven, Mary Timony, CKY, Camp Wavelength and Mogwai Read more

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Cheol Joon Baek

Deciphering ancient languages can help us learn about a country's ancient past – even if you don't know how to pronounce the words Read more

Education

Impressive sequencing and production touches smooth over inconsistencies in the Toronto pop superstar's third studio album Read more

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Kevin Ritchie

The Weeknd and PARTYNEXTDOOR are hosting pop-up merch stores ahead of respective concerts this weekend Read more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Plus: Dilly Dally, WayHome For The Holidays, Drive By Truckers and more Read more

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  • Uncut Gems

    Samuel Engelking

    Uncut Gems

    The Weeknd plays a version of himself (with his 2012 hairstyle) in the Safdie Brothers' Uncut Gems.