Toronto Nuit Blanche is back

Toronto Nuit Blanche is back

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Toronto-based Nuit Blanche returns this year with public art projects by 150 artists. The day-long public art showcase will be “the most comprehensive version yet,” according to the city, and will include installations in neighborhoods across Toronto, including Don Mills, East Danforth, Bloor-Yorkville, Sterling Road and Fort … Read more

Canadian artists unite when Morissette and Adams induct the Songwriters Hall of Fame

Superfans screamed in admiration as hitmakers Alanis Morissette and Bryan Adams were inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame in a high-profile celebration on Saturday. Some of the country’s best-known musicians gathered to honor the couple, along with fellow 2022 songwriters Jim Vallance, Daniel Lavoie and David Foster at Toronto’s Massey Hall. And throughout … Read more

The Weeknd brings spectacle as it catches up on postponed Toronto stadium concert

The Weeknd returned to his hometown of Toronto on Thursday with all the flames and fury from his spectacular live stadium concert. More than two months after a nationwide Rogers network outage dashed the Canadian pop star’s plans to start his world tour from home, he made up for it by canceling the massive show … Read more

The Weeknd brings spectacle as it catches up on postponed Toronto stadium concert

The Weeknd returned to his hometown of Toronto on Thursday with all the flames and fury from his spectacular live stadium concert. More than two months after a nationwide Rogers network outage dashed the Canadian pop star’s plans to start his world tour from home, he made up for it by canceling the massive show … Read more

The Vancouver Police Department wants your photos and videos of the Breakout Festival riots

Vancouver Police have set up an online portal to collect photos and video in their investigation of a riot that broke out at a music festival at the PNE Amphitheater on Sunday. The violence began after US rapper Lil Baby canceled his headlining performance at Breakout Festival at the last minute. In a post on … Read more

PNE stands behind its “very good safety plan” for the Vancouver concert that ended in a riot – BC

Less than 48 hours after a scheduled concert ended in a riot, Vancouver’s PNE stands behind its safety plan for the event. American rapper Lil Baby was scheduled to perform at BREAKOUT Festival on Sunday night but was canceled at the last minute due to health reasons. While some concert-goers left peacefully, about a thousand … Read more

Netflix’s The Real Bling Ring shines a light on the teens who robbed Paris Hilton and the Hollywood elite

Few series have made Hollywood and its fame-hungry denizens look more pathetic, shameful, and overall gross The real bling ring: Hollywood Heist, a three-part Netflix affair (September 21) about the group of LA teenagers who have committed a string of robberies — including, notoriously, the homes of celebrities such as Paris Hilton, Audrina Patridge, Rachel … Read more

Yellowknife musician wants to ‘change this indigenous narrative in Canada’

Emily Blake, The Canadian Press Posted Sunday September 18, 2022 2:54 PM EDT Last updated Sunday September 18, 2022 2:54 PM EDT Miranda Currie wants Indigenous children to see themselves represented authentically in the media. The Yellowknife-based author, musician, filmmaker and educator is a Mushkegowuk and a member of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation of Manitoba. … Read more

The Queen’s grandchildren hold a silent vigil

Jill Lawless, Danica Kirka and Mike Corder, The Associated Press Published Saturday, September 17, 2022 7:02 am EDT Last updated on Saturday, September 17, 2022 5:50 PM EDT LONDON (AP) – All eight of Queen Elizabeth II’s grandchildren stood beside her coffin in a silent vigil on Saturday, capping another big day that saw thousands … Read more

Brendan Fraser gets emotional as he thanks TIFF for “validating” the Tribute Award

Adina Bresge, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, September 13, 2022 12:51 am EDT Last updated Tuesday September 13, 2022 12:51 AM EDT TORONTO – Canadian-American actor Brendan Fraser got emotional while reflecting on his on-screen resurgence at a Toronto International Film Festival Awards Gala. Fraser took the stage at the TIFF Tribute Awards on Sunday … Read more