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STEVE HACKETT Genesis Revisited 2019 Tour @ Danforth Music Hall (Sep 20, 2019)

Progressive rock faithful were in for a Genesis to Revelation when Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett announced a new 2019 tour showcasing the 40th anniversary of one of Steve’s most popular solo albums Spectral Mornings, along with the seminal 1973 Genesis album Selling England By The Pound in its entirety. The album went to No. 3 […]


TIFF 2019: Awards

The people (and the juries) have spoken. Below are your 2019 Toronto International Film Festival award winners. Grolsch People’s Choice Awards Jojo Rabbit director Taika Waititi THE GROLSCH PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD Winner: Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit First runner-up: Noah Baumbach’s Marriage StorySecond runner-up: Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite The award offers a $15,000 cash prize and custom award, sponsored by Grolsch. […]


CNE: Let’s Go To The Ex (2019)

Nearly 1.5 million people are estimated to have attended the CNE this year. It’s great. The community has certainly come in droves. We attribute that to some great programming, great Bandshell lineup, great festival food activation spaces, and they have come out in big numbers John Peco, CNE”s Chief Officer of Business Development and Innovation


ROM SPEAKS: In Conversation with Kirk Hammett @ ROM (July 23, 2019)

On a red-eye from Russia, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett shared his obsession & dedication for classic horror and science fiction “I got into the business of collecting horror, which is really not a business at all, a long time ago. I think it’s become my midnight calling or maybe my lifetime obsession. I guess some would say […]

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Today, adidas Running shares the impact of the $1 million raised in 2018 from Run For The Oceans, and announces that the global initiative will return once again on World Oceans Day, June 8, 2019 with the increased goal this year of raising $1.5 million to continue to invest in the education of future generations on […]


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

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UPCOMING: Yoga in the Square Returns! (June 10 – September 2, 2019)

Yonge-Dundas Square Presented by ChevroletYoga in the Square Returns!in association with LululemonJune 10 – September 2, 2019 Yonge-Dundas Square (YDS) is pleased to present the return of their popular Yoga in the Square series, in association with Lululemon.  Yoga in the Square is a free, weekly, community yoga session where all are welcome to center themselves in the centre of the […]

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UPCOMING: Toronto Fringe 2019 | THROUGH THE BAMBOO @ Factory Theatre (July 3 – 14, 2019)

Written by Andrea Mapili and Byron AbalosDirected by Nina Lee AquinoToronto Fringe Inspired by Philippine mythology, Through the Bamboo is an action-packed adventure about the value of storytelling, and how families deal with loss. The world premiere of Through the Bamboo will take place at the Toronto Fringe July 3 – 14, 2019 at the Factory Theatre Mainspace. When […]

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CMW 2019: Announcing the Winners of the 19th Annual Independent Music Awards Presented by Jim Beam and Indie 88

Canadian Music Week is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2019 Indies – presented by Jim Beam with Indie88 at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in downtown Toronto, hosted by Indie88’s Matt Hart, and Carlin Burton.  Alexandra Stréliski, DVBBS, and Lindi Ortega took home the top prizes. Fan favourites Born Ruffians, The Elwins and LA FORCE took to the stage, accompanied by Jim Beam […]


CMW 2019: CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK Announces Winners and Recipients from the The 4th Annual Live Music Industry Awards

Canadian Music Week and Canadian Live Music Association last night held the fourth annual Canadian Live Music Industry Awards, hosted by Kim Stockwood, at the Sheraton Centre Hotel.  The Live Music Industry Awards honoured the achievements of artists, individuals, and companies supporting music festivals, live music venues, artist agencies, music programs and more. This celebratory event also featured performances by LU KALA, Datsunn, and Kim Stockwood. Triumph, represented […]

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