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imagineNATIVE announces Award Winners from 2020 Festival

imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts FestivalAnnounces2020 Festival Award WinnersPresenting Partner: Crave On Sunday, October 25, 2020 at imagineNATIVE’s online Awards Presentation, the esteemed Sun Jury and Moon Jury considered film, video, audio, and digital media works from Canadian and international Indigenous artists to select winners in 16 categories with over $53,000 in cash prizes and in-kind […]


TIFF 2020: Take a bow, Toronto đź‘Ź

Thank you for sharing your Festival with us Earlier this year, a pandemic reshaped our lives. Every day, we were left struggling to find the right words. Personal and emotional experiences can be difficult to express in language, so we turn to art. Because art — and cinema in particular — helps us to better […]


UPCOMING: SXSW 2020 – Get Ready for a Sensational SX! (March 13–22, 2020 | Austin, TX)

Keynotes added to today’s lineup are Oscar, Golden Globe and Grammy Award-winning composers Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross — who also comprise Nine Inch Nails, which will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this Spring join Emmy Award-winning Executive Producer and writer Damon Lindelof to discuss their collaboration on the HBO series Watchmen; multiple Grammy Award-winning musician, actress, producer, director, […]


WEST END PHOENIX |DOUBLE OR NOTHING FUNDRAISER @ Junction Craft Brewery (May 31, 2019)

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UPCOMING: The Canadian Association of Stand-Up Comedians Returns to Parliament Hill (May 27, 2019)

The Canadian Association of Stand-up Comedians (CASC) returns to Parliament Hill this week to continue the campaign for rights and recognition for Canadian comedians by the federal government including labour mobility, arts grants, and the perceived immediate threat to Canadian culture. CASC works on a daily basis to help improve the comedy industry for all stakeholders, as well […]

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THE ALARM: WORLD TOUR 2018 @ Horseshoe Tavern (Nov 15, 2018)

Image: Donald Lem + U360M It has been over 33-years since The Alarm last visited Toronto. After the original Lee’s Palace date was postponed in July, the faithful “Alarm Army” stood fast, lined up at the new venue, the legendary Horseshoe Tavern.   Not discouraged by the wet, cold snowy November night, the well-behaved (you’d be […]

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“I love people, I love black people, I love gay people, I’m a left-wing liberal hippie…” Lynyrd Skynyrd: If I Leave Here Tomorrow (2018) Much to the chagrin of a few wearing “God, Guns & Trump” t-shirts, during intermissions, Showtime previewed their latest documentary Lynyrd Skynyrd: If I Leave Here Tomorrow to the hardcore southern rock faithful. Demonstrating […]

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West End Phoenix Fundraiser f. Rheostatics (w. Alex Lifeson from RUSH), Whitehorse, Nasim Asgari, hosted by Tom Wilson @ The Great Hall (March 29, 2018)

It’s comforting to know that a Toronto periodical is fiercely battling to retain it’s independence and direction. Not just comforting, but refreshing as well. West End Phoenix is a new ad-free, non-profit monthly broadsheet that swims upriver against the flow of media consolidation, newspaper closures and journalism-as-content.   The West End Phoenix Fundraiser featured President/Editor-in-Chief Dave […]

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U2: THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR 2017 @ Rogers Centre (June 23, 2017)

  Words+Images+Video: HUMsandy           Images+Video: Sumona Roy    A question of relevancy? During U2’s 2015 Innocence + Experience Tour, Bono raised the subject of U2’s relevancy in today’s peculiar music market. Along with U2’s Apple partnership with the release of “Songs of Innocence” and the ensuing uproar. Many critics deemed (and predicted) U2’s […]


AN EVENING FOR ANASTASIA LIN (Miss World Canada 2015) @Spoke Club (Dec 15, 2015)

Words+Interviews: Sumona Roy  On December 15, 2015  Miss World Canada 2015, Anastasia Lin was honoured at a private event hosted by Jason Loftus of Mark Media and Leon Lee of Flying Cloud Productions last night at The Spoke Club in Toronto, where friends and supporters gathered to hear her speak. As she spoke it was clear […]

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