Interview With Film Composer Michael Brook at TIFF

TIFF  is gearing up in Toronto, and on the eve of the festival's opening, we had the opportunity to speak with Michael Brook, Canadian...

Revisiting the Modern Classics of Literature: 1. AHWOSG – A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering...

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius Based on a True Story By Dave Eggers Vintage Canada Edition, 2001 The First in our new series Revisiting the Modern Classics...

Road Diaries: How to Travel Across America in Style – Santa Fe

Steve Pipps' Road Diaries (Part 3 of 4): Santa Fe Driving through the southwest is awful. It’s beautiful, but also awful in so many ways....

Interview with Performance Artists Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan

A conversation with performance artists Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan Feminist art fans take note. A vault is about to open, filled with the most...

Road Diaries: How to Travel Across America in Style – Nashville

Steve Pipps' Road Diaries (Part 1 of 4) Nashville: Barbeque, Bourbon and Random Acquaintances It’s a tough job to drive a car across the country. Worthwhile...

Stevie Nicks: Visions, Dreams and Rumours by Zoe Howe Book Review

Stevie Nicks: Visions, Dreams & Rumours By Zoë Howe Overlook Books (February, 2015) With Stevie Nicks: Visions, Dreams & Rumours, Zoë Howe takes a fresh, insightful and spirited look...

Road Diaries: How To Travel Across America In Style – Phoenix

I was finally starting to de-stress on the drive to Phoenix. We only had one more night before we arrived and that meant only...

Like the Head on the Door Was a Dream

OUCH. On the 30 year anniversary of this great record, Dave suggested I write about an album I love: The Head on the Door...

The Old Laurel Grand Opening: Enjoy Yourself

The Old Laurel has just appeared on College Street (near Spadina) opening its doors for a Grand Opening Saturday with the understated cool, confidence...

How Chris Rock Gave The Oscars Social & Cultural Relevance Again, Even if Some...

Before the world knew and loved Chappelle, and he perfected a brand of comedy that is sublime in its exact timbre of exploration of...

2015 in Music News & Culture: The Year That Was

The Year That Was According to Us: Music News, Culture, and closer to home. January belatedly kicked off for us with a small but decisive bang:...

2015: Five of the Best Films

Five of the Best Films of 2015 by Tony Hinds As the Oscar discussions and predictions begin to dominate entertainment news, it's a reminder that the year...