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“Contemporary Color” at Luminato

“Contemporary Color” at Luminato

An experiment in an “arena-scale staging of sport, music, dance, and culture” promises much in the way of spectacle, delivers underwhelming results

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JUL 01, 2015 | BY STEVEN CONWAY
Nintendo’s New Game Features Gay Conversion Therapy and Lack of Consent

Nintendo’s New Game Features Gay Conversion Therapy and Lack of Consent

Fire Emblem Fates introduces a lesbian character—and turns her straight with a magic drug Read More »
JUL 03, 2015 | BY PRISCA LAM
Flogging Molly: Populism, not pop

Flogging Molly: Populism, not pop

Reflections of a fan who felt out of place Read More »
JUN 29, 2015 | BY ZACH MORGENSTERN
Summer Festival Coverage: Bestival

Summer Festival Coverage: Bestival

Music festivals mean more than a collection of artists, and those who attend are more than a passive audience. Bestival is a special case, so here’s how we are attempting to tie it all together. Read More »
JUN 29, 2015 | BY COLE FIRTH, DYLAN HORNBY, FRASER ALLAN-BEST, GIA AHN, MELISSA VINCENT, RAFAëL LEMMENS-CHAPDELAINE
The Progressive Past of Mad Max

The Progressive Past of Mad Max

Review: Original films gave important roles to disadvantaged groups Read More »
JUN 19, 2015 | BY NEIL MCKENZIE-SUTTER
Melody, Melancholy and Atmosphere: Interview with Hamilton’s Black Baron

Melody, Melancholy and Atmosphere: Interview with Hamilton’s Black Baron

After releasing their debut album, Abject Skin, Black Baron chatted with The newspaper about the cathartic nature of their sound and their relationship with the city. Read More »
JUN 19, 2015 | BY COLE FIRTH
Review: CANADALAND podcast attempts to “save” Canadian cinema

Review: CANADALAND podcast attempts to “save” Canadian cinema

Jesse Brown, Jay Baruchel talk fails to heed its own advice. Read More »
MAY 23, 2015 | BY FRASER ALLAN
From the Purple Onion to Koerner Hall: Buffy Sainte-Marie keeps rocking in Yorkville

From the Purple Onion to Koerner Hall: Buffy Sainte-Marie keeps rocking in Yorkville

Folk-protest icon charms Toronto crowd Read More »
MAY 13, 2015 | BY ZACH MORGENSTERN
Albums of the Month: March

Albums of the Month: March

For the next few years, the Spring of 2015 will be synonymous with the release of Kendrick Lamar’s, To Pimp a Butterfly, an album whose brevity we're still trying to wrap our head around. In the meanwhile, here are our takes on some of March’s mo.. Read More »
APR 14, 2015 | BY ADAM PIOTROWICZ, CHANTEL OUELLET, COLE FIRTH, GRANT OYSTON, JAMES LI, REBECCA M. WILLIAMS
The Secret Life revealed: Interview with Toronto's Moon King

The Secret Life revealed: Interview with Toronto's Moon King

The Newspaper spoke to Toronto duo, Moon King about how touring inspired their songwriting process, the Neil Young influence on their debut album, Secret Life, and why they had to leave Toronto to truly find their sound. Read More »
APR 11, 2015 | BY DEDE AKOLO
 
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