Bestival Toronto Day One: Bad Weather is Banished and Families are Welcome

Bestival Toronto returned for its second year in the city in a new home, Woodbine Park in Toronto's east end. A big change from...

Third Eye Blind Shine On at Wayhome 2016 Review & Photos

Third Eye Blind has been in the news very recently. They've been in that news that everyone is stuck in right now, the muck...
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Most Of My Heroes Don’t Appear on No Stamps

“Most of my heroes don’t appear on no stamps” – Public Enemy, Fight the Power - 1988 “Basquiat at the AGO: Separating the art from...

Bonnaroo Travelogue: Anything Can Happen

Anything can happen! Anything can happen! Anything can happen!!!!!! My best friend Rochelle and I roared this joyful refrain along with Ellie Goulding at the top of...

An Interview with Toronto Graffiti Artist EGR

By Jacqueline Howell We are big fans of street art both local and international, so when we had the chance to attend a live art...

Basquiat, Madonna, Pop Junk Food, and Art Gold

  Here’s what Basquiat knew about Madonna before she even had her first record out: that a copyright symbol would be right after her too-ironic...

The Idea of North at AGO: Curated by Steve Martin Opens Canada Day, July...

Steve Martin, iconic actor/writer/comedian/musician (lately with Edie Brickell) is also an avid art fan who discovered our own icon Lawren Harris of Group of...

Satellite of Love

  "Satellites gone, up to the skies. Things like that drive me out of my mind." The lyrics are just nothing, almost impressionistic. But in Lou...

Owsley and Me: My LSD Family Book Review

The name Owsley Stanley is synonymous with one thing, LSD. If you know the name, you are probably familiar, at least in some part,...

An All-Encompassing Canada Day/Summer Playlist

  We took a break from playing The Cure's Drowning Man 19 -make that 20 times - in recent weeks to go on a Canada...

The Skinny: Our Music, Art and Culture News

Welcome to our weekly column: The Skinny, where we share what is happening in the world of Music, Art & Culture. Here, we report on the...

Our Top Features: The Mondays, TURF, Shoegaze, The Old Laurel

  As the fall days grow shorter, we want to highlight top features of a busy and exciting late summer and early fall! We've barely had time...