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Cherry chapstick on and nothing more

Artist in profile with Cherry Chapstick.Continue...

‘Like AIDS Wolf playing with the Beastie Boys’

Artist in profile with Hellaluya.Continue...

Conspiring for tedium

In the final installment of his TIFF correspondence, Parker Mott fills the Journal in on the latest from Redford and lethargic post-heroism.Continue...

Inklings of an informed identity

Two artists explore the interconnectivity of place, space and identity through large scale drawings in HomelandsContinue...

Affleck proves his talent isn’t gone baby gone

Our TIFF correspondent shares the second installation of his
experience, gauging if The Town delivers Oscar-worthy heatContinue...

Gael Grub

Reviews of Geneva Crepe Cafe and Sima Sushi.Continue...

A familiar flash of indie-folk

Montréal quintet Final Flash brought their love of retro 1970s bands and hypnotic waves to The Mansion on SaturdayContinue...

Illuminated insight

Journal photographer Christine Blais captured the tangible spirit of this year’s Lighting The Way Lantern Festival, following on the heels of the HIV/AIDS Regional Services’ AIDS Walk.Continue...

TIFF doesn’t cut short on quality

A true story of one man’s survival while in such a painful and impossible scenario demands to not go unnoticed. But how does a director make the most out of a man, Aron Ralston, wedged between a rock for 127 hours.Continue...

Bundle it up, Winter is coming

It’s the kind of music that radiates a wonderfully eccentric and infectious feeling, while maintaining an essential sense of originality that defines the genre. An LP that masterfully embraces these characteristics is All Red, the latest song compilation of synth heavy beats and deep bass lines from Montreal quartet Winter Gloves.Continue...

A chromatic choral carriage

The Forest City Lovers are a band from Toronto who craft orchestrated, string-laden nuggets of indie pop. The group developed out of the solo act of singer-songwriter Kat Burns, a recent OCAD graduate. Today, the band is comprised of Burns as well as violinist Mika Posen, bassist Kyle Donnelly, keyboardist Timothy Burton and drummer Christian Ingelevics.Continue...

Much ado about it all

16 comedies, 10 histories, 12 tragedies and 154 sonnets made into a two hour production undertaken by three actors. This is what the King’s Town Players have created with their new play The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged). It’s a crazy whirlwind of Shakespeare’s beloved works that come together in one hilarious and educational play.Continue...

Sparking inspiration for change

Stop to reflect, ignite to commemorate and connect in support. By giving only a few minutes of your time to this year’s AIDS Walk and Lighting the Way Lantern Festival tomorrow evening, you’ll have the opportunity to align with local artists and support those who have died and those who are currently living with HIV/AIDS.Continue...

A joyful revelling

In the culmination of a jam-packed Frosh Week, students of all sorts packed into Fort Henry to clap along with Sweet Thing, sway with The Midway State and bask in the enveloping grooves of rapper k-os.Continue...

Rock & Roll Report Card

Rock & Roll Report CardContinue...

Triple set a triple threat

Though it may seem like a random grouping of bands, with Monuments and Statues strumming to the folk beat and Bravestation and Dora Alexander exploring indie rock, it actually melded well together.Continue...

Classes in, records on, rock out

Your friendly resident A&E Editors give you a glance at school-themed music videos through history to help get you to those early morning classes, through all nighters and piles of readings with a bangContinue...

Mad Tigers manifest mayhem at The Mansion

The audience packed into The Mansion taking in the driving punk of the Japanese born, NYC based trio left people in disbelief, mesmerized over what transpired.Continue...

The aura of Dora

Get to know Toronto band Dora Alexander.Continue...

Fancy footwork

Nate lifts vocals from hip-hop and R&B and blasts them into abstraction, chopping and rebuilding them, pitching them up and down, looping, stacking and arranging them into unusual forms.Continue...

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