The Toronto Feminist Art Conference’s collaborative art exhibition “You’re Not Here” had a launch party worth venturing out for, despite the last vestiges of dreadful cold.
The exhibit is a collision of the bright plastics of consumer culture, insights on the internet brain/age, and what seem like the artist’s humourous asides to himself.Read more "Douglas Coupland at the ROM"
First: pitch black stage. A blinding light shone directly into the audience, and a commanding woman with a long braid strode towards us, banging her drum…Read more "The Knife: Overwhelming Us With Weird Awesomeness Since 1999"
When an enthusiastic dude in the back passionately called out, “Marry me!”, she responded with an adorable protest, “But I’m only seventeen!”Read more "Mink’s Birthday Concert: Christina Perri & Birdy"
. Who: Barcelona DJ John Talabot What: Deep genius dark house music Where: The Hoxton, 69 Bathurst Street Price: $20 Bonus: Two new concert friends! On Friday night, I headed to The Hoxton to catch the set of a DJ I have only recently started listening to (best part of my job: listening to music like this, […]Read more "Solo Concert-Going: John Talabot Shakes My Brain Stem at The Hoxton"
. Who: The Bloody Beetroots What: Italian electro-DJ madness Where: Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne St. Price: $31.50 Bonus: Venom masks with eyes that light up! Here’s the official music video for The Bloody Beetroots’ “Spank,” which was just released a couple of weeks ago: . That sums up their sound pretty accurately. (I may be […]Read more "The Bloody Beetroots Will Melt Your Face Off"
Finally, finally – after years of listening to this random guy who started fiddling around on some DJ stuff one day and has continuously reinvented himself and his sound ever since – I get to see him in the flesh, spinning gold seemingly from thin air.Read more "The Best Concert Ever: Flying Lotus, Thundercat, & Teebs"