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spirit unforgettable

In Spirit Unforgettable, early onset Alzheimer’s doesn’t stop Spirit of the West

May 5, 2016

John Mann is diagnosed with Alzheimer's at the age of 51, and he deals with it the way he knows how: through music.

feast in the east

How a concert series in Toronto’s East End became a cookbook

May 5, 2016

Feast in the East started as a house party, became a monthly event, and now, after 5 years, is also a cookbook/compilation.

Hip-Hop Evolution Shad

Hip-Hop Evolution tells the origin story of hip-hop from the inside out

May 4, 2016

Shad pilgrimages to New York City to trace the origins of hip-hop with Grandmaster Flash, DJ Kool Herc, and more.

Gary Numan Android in La La Land

Gary Numan: Android in La La Land is the human portrait behind a famous android

May 3, 2016

Gary Numan is a robot pop pioneer, but, this documentary suggests, his affect was more than partly genuine.

drakeryerson

I accidentally crashed Drake’s surprise Ryerson University show this weekend

May 2, 2016

Drake spent Views release weekend playing surprise sets all over Toronto. Ryerson, I owe you 6 cents.

Contemporary Color

Like Stop Making Sense, Contemporary Color turns David Byrne’s stage show inside out

May 2, 2016

Sure, it's about the sport of colour guard. But it's also about the many hands—mostly backstage—that make a spectacle happen.

Carly Rae Jepsen

Opening for Hedley was the latest misstep in the marketing of Carly Rae Jepsen

Apr 30, 2016

The Canadian pop treasure delivered a transcendent performance to the wrong audience Friday at Toronto's Air Canada Centre.