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01 October 2017

On Stage in TO: Identify Yourself

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Hart House Theatre) The saga of Hart House musicals is full of high highs and low lows as their success fluctuates wildly depending mostly, it …

22 August 2016

DownTown Mystic: Rock ‘N’ Roll Romantic

By // Music

DownTown Mystic is the alter ego of songwriter Robert Allen, a New Jersey native with a penchant for rock in the classic –aka Americana/roots rock – vein. Rock ‘N’ Roll …

01 March 2016

2015’s Hidden Gems: Part 1

By // Music

Hello My Entertainment World! I’m brand new here, and I’m very excited to share my passion with other music junkies. In 2015 I managed to get through over four hundred …

04 January 2016

2015, a Musical Review

By // Music

Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit Courtney Barnett has a way with words. Freewheeling and deadpan with a heavy Melbourne drawl, Barnett delivers …

01 December 2015

The Lone Bellow at Boston’s House of Blues

By // Music

I recently had the extreme pleasure of seeing The Lone Bellow at Boston’s House of Blues, and I can’t have asked for a better way to spend a Wednesday night. …

24 October 2015

Simone Denny: The Stereo Dynamite Sessions, Vol. 1

By // Music

It may come as a surprise to find that Stereo Dynamite Sessions, Vol. 1, just released in Canada on October 16, 2015, is the debut solo album from Simone Denny. …

27 April 2015

National Poetry Month: The Backseat

By // Music

Editor’s Note: For six years running, contributing author Zach Adler has spent the month of April putting out a poem a day. By turns earnest and wry, these poems are …

19 March 2015

Modest Mouse – Strangers to Ourselves

By // Music

Released 3/17/15 This is a rough outing for the once great – or at least inimitable – Modest Mouse. Strangers to Ourselves is the band’s first proper LP in eight …

09 January 2015

3 Quarters Dead, Full of Life

By // Music

The hard-biting guitar riffs, pounding drum rolls and razor sharp voice emanating from the studio is hard to ignore. The combination of musical talent is evident from the band 3 …

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. …

02 April 2014

The Band Called FUSE: Impossible Dream EP

By // Music

Artists have a tendency to show their roots whether it’s the music that inspired their current love for music or the nations that raised them. The Band Called FUSE hails from a …

14 May 2013

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

By // Music

May 9, 2013- Kool Haus Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are one of those inimitable few acts who persist, year in and year out, relatively unchanged. Since the 2001 release of …

20 March 2013

Jack White’s Disintegrating Rockets

By // Music

I’ve got this love/hate relationship with Jack White. The guy is so freakishly remarkable that I’m consistently and relentlessly letdown. There’s always media hype about an upcoming collaboration or potential …

11 February 2013

Different Strokes

By // Music

Julian Casablancas and the boys are back, or, they will be in March.  The internet was graced last week with “One Way Trigger”, the first track from the band’s anticipated …

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