The best part about NXNE, Toronto's answer to Austin's SXSW, is that the city’s crack-smoking mayor allows bars and venues to close @ 4 a.m. during festivals, meaning more bands, more afterparties, more spending and more blackouts. Let's just say the drug business is booming. Smart...
Cult MTL talks to Chuck Hughes about winning #3 Best TV Personality, #6 Most Desirable Male and having both restos on the Best Seafood list in our Best of MTL poll, as well as his new cookbook Chuck's Day Off.
The U.K. saxophonist's tool kit of circular breathing, multiphonics and feedback were expansions on what early African-American free jazz and British free improvisers had already developed, but his particular explorations and aesthetic are unique to him. He is always challenging himself with the unfamiliar, and in so doing has extended the range of the saxophone.
Prostitution has been a hot topic for Canadians since the Bedford v. Canada legal challenge to Canada’s prostitution laws in 2012. The case is currently on appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada and has spurred two vastly different documentaries on the subject.
* Yelp Helps tribute to MTL non-profits in Fringe Park
* Fringe Fest continues, check out our picks!
* Advanced screening of Sofia Coppola’s The Bling Ring
* Suoni per il Popolo festival presents Elfin Saddle
* Danish post-hardcore band Iceage play Il Motore