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12 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Stephen Joffe

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Stephen Joffe has the sort of unique intense energy that, when …

16 April 2016

Exclusive Interview: YUKA

By // Music

The classic RnB revival gets a boost later this month with Toronto band YUKA‘s fourth release – their first on vinyl – called From the Ancients. For Yuka, the RnB/soul …

15 June 2015

Exclusive Interview: Jeremy Jordan

By // Music

Broadway’s golden boy will be taking the Roy Thompson Hall stage tomorrow night to sing Stephen Schwartz songs alongside the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Fresh off his pre-Broadway run in the …

03 November 2014

Global Cabaret 2014, Part 2

By // Music

The Global Cabaret Festival came to an end with a rousing late-night performance from the great Jackie Richardson. I celebrated the first seven shows on my agenda in Part 1. …

25 September 2014

From Russia with Talent: Actor/Singer Serge Didenko

By // Music

In today’s acting and music industries it is becoming more saturated with “wannabes” and cheap imitations. Most of these recent phenomenon’s are due to the advancement of technology. Nowadays almost …

22 August 2014

Just Released: Karl Wolf – Stereotype

By // Music

“It’s my fifth studio album and I’m pretty excited about that,” says Karl Wolf of his new release, Stereotype. “This album is a little different.” “This album goes in a …

29 July 2014

Moanin’ at Midnight – The Howlin’ Wolf Project

By // Music

Straight up blues with an electronic chaser – that’s the winning combination of Tomás Doncker with his Tomás Doncker Band in Moanin’ at Midnight – The Howlin’ Wolf Project (independent …

18 July 2014

An Ode to the Ramones

By // Music

A lot of people probably think I’m too young to be a Ramones fan. I’m 30 now, which means I was about 12 when the Ramones broke up in 1996. …

24 June 2014

Seun Kuti: A Long Way to the Beginning

By // Music

My people are coming for what’s ours Going all out ‘cause it’s now or never, ‘breakin’ the chain, we gon’ sever… In the world of North American pop music, ‘being …

10 April 2014

The Falling Birds: Bringing the Beat to the Bitter End

By // Music

The place was packed with pretty girls lining the bar and guys in loose jeans nursing their beers. It was Friday night so everyone was out to let loose and …

02 April 2014

Exclusive Interview: The Zolas on Tour

By // Music

April 2014 with Mounties Band and James Younger Vancouver’s The Zolas have built a cult-like following across Canada that’s grown over two CD releases, the most recent of which – …

12 March 2014

My Theatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Miranda Mulholland

By // Music

Before we announce the winners of the 2013 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. One of the best weekends in Toronto’s cultural landscape is always the …

16 February 2014

Lou Vanaria: Building on Every Role

By // Cinema

The bright eyed boy from the Bronx “who did good” and became an example for others to strive for more. Lou “Crazy Mario” Vanaria never thought he would ever work …

03 February 2014

Mighty Mystic: Concrete World

By // Music

Available at iTunes and on the music player on his website. In the dead of winter, I can’t help but react favourably to a dose of anything tropical; a hypnotic bass line …

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