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Chicago the Musical Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

By: Staff – When ‘Chicago’ premiered in 1975, no one expected it to become the longest-running American musical in Broadway’s history. Reviews were mixed and critics felt that the story was too dramatic for any silliness or lightheartedness to arise. The show wasn’t memorable and, as a result, it only lasted for about two years … Continue reading

Swedish Songwriter Robyn Credited as Unlikely Reason Behind Boston Red Sox’s Renaissance

By: Staff – What do Swedish pop music and Major League Baseball have in common? Not a great deal on the face of it. And yet, the renaissance of the Boston Red Sox has been put down to the chart-smashing hits of Scandinavian ‘glitter pop’ supremo Robyn. In 2010, the Swedish singer released the first of her three mini-album … Continue reading

Has TikTok Had The Greatest Influence On Music And Society? Rock Music Says No

By: Staff – As the end of 2021 approaches, it’s time to enter a state of reflection. That’s especially true for music obsessives who have had a whirlwind of a year as anticipated albums were delayed or shelved entirely. Spotify’s Wrapped feature will make our listening habits throughout the year visible, but there’s one trend … Continue reading

Why Canada’s the Perfect Place for Remote Music Festivals and Online Casinos

By: Staff – Anyone thinking about putting on a music festival would presumably have a few things to consider. The most important of these are the bands and other performers who can be persuaded to play and how easy it will be for music fans to get there. For famous festivals like Glastonbury in the UK … Continue reading

Preview: 3 Must-Attend 2021 Day of the Dead Events in Toronto

By: Curtis Sindrey – Every October 31st to November 1st, people gather to celebrate both life and death to mourn and celebrate dead loved ones. Originating in Mexico, attendees often eat traditional food, give food and drinks to dead love ones as “offerings”, and build alters or shines in their homes. This year, there are three … Continue reading

Preview: 10 Must-See Movies at TIFF 2020

By: Dakota Arsenault – The Toronto International Film Festival is going to look different this year. Normally the film world descends en masse to Toronto for a week and a half, making it the premiere destination to have your movie seen. The festival has crowned five movies with the People’s Choice Award (the highest honour … Continue reading

Photos: Protesters March in Toronto Following Death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet

Photos by: Morgan Harris – Thousands of protesters marched in downtown Toronto yesterday afternoon (May 30) to fight back against racism following the death of 29-year-old Toronto resident Regis Korchinski-Paquet, who fell to her death from a high-rise. The incident is now under investigation by the Ontario Civilian Police Commission. The rally, which was organized by Not Another … Continue reading

Recap + Photos: Chotto Matte Sets the Standard for Toronto NYE Parties

By: Curtis Sindrey – On December 31st, Chotto Matte hosted their inaugural Dystropolis new year’s eve party, and subsequently set the standard for Toronto NYE parties going into 2020.  While the Toronto hotspot is a relative newcomer in the city, it quickly established a firm reputation for their delectable Japanese-Peruvian fusion menu and inspired decor. Their NYE … Continue reading

Review: “Stars: Together” Provides Intimate Portrait of Life in a Band

By: Curtis Sindrey – It says a lot about a band who are together for 20 years, and it says even more when they decide to create a play showcasing their collective anxieties, and creative (and sometimes personal) disagreements. Set in the band’s Montreal rehearsal space, Stars: Together is part rock concert and part semi-autobiographical play … Continue reading

Ring in 2020 at Chotto Matte’s inaugural Dystropolis New Year’s Eve Party!

By: Staff – Chotto Matte invites you to Dystropolis – a world where future sophistication meets cyber darkness – this new year’s eve. Step into 2020 as they transport you to the deep, dark future. Think iridescent cyborgs amongst a cosmic dystopian setting, we bring a future Tokyo metropolis to downtown Toronto. They’ll be hosting … Continue reading

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