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Sound Advice: If It’s Real by The Highest Order

The Highest Order formed in early 2012 after its members found good fortune in an unfortunate situation: while alternative-country band One Hundred Dollars was on tour, drummer Dave Clarke was unable to participate in one leg. The band recruited Simone TB (Ell V Gore) as a replacement. She had such great chemistry with the group […]

Toronto Invents: The Sphynx Cat

We look at concepts and products that, for better and worse, were developed in Toronto. On the one hand, they’ve been called “the ugliest cats alive” because of the their angular, elongated, mostly hairless bodies. On the other, they’re known for their friendliness and suitability for cat lovers with hair allergies. Either way, the Sphynx […]

A Guide to Spring Beers, at the LCBO and Beyond

If you’re reading this in the future, consider this a plea for help from a spring-starved, over-wintered Toronto. And here we were wondering why the local LCBO still had so many bottles of winter beers like Olvisholt Lava Smoked Imperial Stout kicking around. Turns out booze sellers are better at predicting the seasons than some […]

Introducing the Kensington Market Historical Society

Kensington Market Historical Society Inaugural Event Lillian H. Smith Library (239 College Street) Wednesday, March 20, 6 p.m. When George Taylor Denison purchased a large tract of land following the War of 1812, it’s unlikely he would have imagined the history that would unfold in the section of his property that became Kensington Market. Beginning […]

The *Actual* Greatest Show on Earth

Is there hyperbole in calling something The *Actual* Greatest Show on Earth? You be the judge, as three veteran comedy troupes—improv duo RN & Cawls, sketch trio The Illustrated Men, and improv quartet Slap Happy—entertain you, and members of the Soul City Social Club.

Extra, Extra: TTC Apologies, Yoga Pants, and Target Trouble

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not miss. TTC CEO Andy Byford’s video apology for last night’s rush-hour subway delays (embedded above) is remarkable for at least two reasons. One: it’s a very good apology. Two: it sets an interesting precedent. Should we expect one of […]

Peter n’ Chris and the Tale of Two Cities

The Winter Beach Show (with Peter n’ Chris and Friends) Comedy Bar (945 Bloor Street West) March 20, 9:30 p.m. $10 By the end of last weekend another Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival had come and gone, with more than 50 comedians and sketch troupes from across North America making Toronto a funnier place to be. […]

Hot Docs Unveils its 20th Anniversary Lineup

Hot Docs 2013 Multiple venues April 25 to May 5 Individual tickets $14.60 ($6.20 for late-night screenings) “Hot Docs is no longer a teenager.” That’s how Hot Docs Director of Programming Charlotte Cook characterizes this year’s edition of the festival, which begins on April 25. It’s an apt analogy, both because Hot Docs is now […]

CMW 2013 Preview: Indie

As Canadian Music Week floods Toronto with the best and the loudest talent from across the country, here’s a breakdown of some can’t-miss indie-rock acts. The Wooden Sky When: Friday, March 22, 9 p.m. Where: Kool Haus (132 Queen’s Quay East) This might be a bit over the top, but we’re just going to say […]

CMW 2013 Preview: Film Fest

After all the late nights, CMW-goers are inevitably going to want a dark, comfy corner and an extra-large pile of popcorn (or two) to help them ease into the days. Luckily, the CMW’s Film Fest has a lineup of music-related movies playing at the TIFF Bell Lightbox (350 King Street West) throughout the week. Here […]

Torontoist’s Guide to CMW 2013

Canadian Music Week might not be as sexy as its fair-weather cousin, NXNE. There are no outdoor shows, and cycling between venues is way less fun in the freezing rain. That said, there are still tonnes of good acts. In addition to improving their electronic and heavy music offerings by pairing with various local promoters, […]

Canadian Music Week 2013

Canadian Music Week might not be as sexy as its fair-weather cousin, NXNE. There are no outdoor shows, and cycling between venues is way less fun in the freezing rain. That said, there are still tonnes of good acts. Here’s the run-down, and our picks for the most promising shows…