April 17, 2014
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The Race For Mayor: Shuffle Demon Richard Underhill toots his own horn on why he should be Toronto's next leader

04/16/14

The Race For Mayor: Shuffle Demon Richard Underhill toots his own horn on why he should be Toronto's next leader

Richard Underhill has long been a community activist, especially regarding his home turf in Toronto’s Kensington Market. But, he’s best known as a member of legendary jazz fusion group Shuffle Demons. Now Underhill wants to parlay his decades of experience travelling the world as a musician and his work in grassroots organizing into a run at the mayor’s chair in the upcoming municipal election.

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Ecks and the City: How to age gracefully

04/16/14

Ecks and the City: How to age gracefully

They say men get handsomer at 40, while we just get old. Yeah, screw that.

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The Social List: Carlos Delgado and Gerry Dee at Rogers Conn Smythe Dinner

04/15/14

The Social List: Carlos Delgado and Gerry Dee at Rogers Conn Smythe Dinner

The 63rd Rogers Conn Smythe Sports Celebrities Dinner and Auction hosted 650 guests at the Fairmont Royal York for an entertaining evening featuring an all-star lineup of sports celebs, dinner, and extensive live and silent auctions.

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Former Juno nominee Justin Nozuka on why he’s so proud of his new album

04/15/14

Former Juno nominee Justin Nozuka on why he’s so proud of his new album

Justin Nozuka walks into a crammed Queen Street West café and orders a bowl of soup. With a nondescript winter parka hiding his tall, slim frame and a pair of glasses perched on his nose, even Nozuka’s diehard fans (of which there are many) would struggle to recognize the unassuming 25-year-old musician who has so confidently commanded the stage for the past seven years.

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Theatre Review: Belleville

04/14/14

Theatre Review: Belleville

Allan Hawco, co-artistic director of The Company Theatre (and recognizable star of CBC’s Republic of Doyle), leads a cast of four in Amy Herzog’s ominous drama Belleville, now playing at Berkeley Street Theatre until May 4th.

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Gord Downie and The Sadies form new Toronto supergroup

04/14/14

Gord Downie and The Sadies form new Toronto supergroup

This is the first interview Travis Good has given regarding the new collaborative project that sees Toronto band The Sadies team up with Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip fame. And, true to the anarchic nature of the seven-year project, he’s having trouble explaining how it all came together so brilliantly. Who knew these Canadian roots and rock veterans could be so punk?

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The week in Toronto in 10 easy clicks: Jonas Valanciunas, Ben Johnson, Bon Jovi, zombies and more

04/11/14

The week in Toronto in 10 easy clicks: Jonas Valanciunas, Ben Johnson, Bon Jovi, zombies and more

Our weekly recap of the week’s news nuggets in Toronto will bring you up to date and add some fuel to your small-talk tank heading into the weekend.

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Enrico Colantoni on his hot new TV show Remedy, and growing up in Toronto

04/11/14

Enrico Colantoni on his hot new TV show Remedy, and growing up in Toronto

The star of Flashpoint (and new TV show Remedy) shares fond memories of waiting tables on St. Clair.

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Weekend Warrior: Annex Flea, Promise Garden Party, Toronto Art Expo, Images Festival, Indie Arts Market, Steam Whistle Unsigned

04/10/14

Weekend Warrior: Annex Flea, Promise Garden Party, Toronto Art Expo, Images Festival, Indie Arts Market, Steam Whistle Unsigned

Springtime is upon us (as is the weekend), so celebrate both with our round-up of events, including a late-night garden party, an avant-garde film and media festival, a showcase of independent music, and a selection of arts markets to ensure that you're fully stocked with gifts for Easter, Mother's Day and beyond.

Posted at 03:47 PM | Permalink

Laughs and lady parts: Toronto comedy legend Andrea Martin stars in new comedy series Working the Engels

04/10/14

Laughs and lady parts: Toronto comedy legend Andrea Martin stars in new comedy series Working the Engels

The play on words Working the Engels — the title of the new sitcom starring Andrea Martin —couldn’t better describe the comedy legend’s approach to her career.

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