Attention all sultry temptresses and their fans: The Great Canadian Girlesque Expo ’13 is coming to Toronto from Jan. 25 to 27! Presented by the Great Canadian Burlesque, the event is the largest of its kind in Canada and features over 60 international burlesque acts (with awesome names like Coco Lectric, Chaos Divine, Tanya Cheex, and… Read More »Read Article
An interview with Rosie Blais, lead singer of Enjoy Your Pumas, whose soulful voice has Emily Haines comparisons flying left, right and centre
In addition to having a name that probably meant she couldn’t do anything with her life but become a rockstar, Enjoy Your Pumas lead singer Rosie Blais has the swagger of Alexis Krauss, the emotional clout of Tegan and Sara, and sounds at times like Metric’s Emily Haines—fitting, since the first comparison inspired by Commonality,… Read More »Read Article
Canadian Music Week was a week of tests. It tested out your decision-making skills (Which bands to see? Which to skip?) It tested out your 416 navigating abilities (The true experts know how to efficiently hop from bar to bar, using bikes and back alleys if necessary to make as many sets as possible). It… Read More »Read Article
It’s Day three of Canadian Music Week and let’s face it: Toronto is up there in having one of the best music scenes in the world. With a plethora of up-and-coming bands, collective and creative musical minds and enthusiastic fans right at its feet, it’s basically the main reason I came back from my extended… Read More »Read Article
Toronto Hit List: Canadian Music Week, Lick A Shot, (The Return of) Shake, Rattle & Roll, Chicka Boom & more!
March 21st-25th Canadian Music Week @ various locations. Over 900 artists perform at 60 venues across the city! Tickets and more information available online. Check out our picks here. March 23rd-25th Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour @ Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor St. W. Highlights from the annual Banff Mountain Film Festival. Three screenings of short films exploring adventure… Read More »Read Article
Strap on those heels, glitter up that face and get ready to pop some champagne! The world’s supposed to end next year so it’s time to party like it’s 1999 all over again. To help you navigate through this massive list of parties, we’ve broken it down into two categories: our top 12 (for 2012, get… Read More »Read Article