Archive for March, 2010

Toronto’s Got Talent

(Mar 31, 2010) There are many smaller events and independent art shows going on around town this month that are worth closer inspection. Pleasur...

Around the world in one week

(Mar 31, 2010) The Waste Land Hot Docs, Toronto’s international documentary film festival  is gearing up for the 2010 festival with a slate o...

Polish stand-up

(Mar 31, 2010) Szymon Majewski is my favorite stand-up comedian. Poland doesn’t have a long heritage of stand-up comedy, but Szymon has be...

Neo Minimal Web Obsessions

(Mar 31, 2010) Patrik North of Acephale Records is kind of the A&R whiz of the late 00’s with his artists such as Crystal Castles and ...

Dear Sunday TV programming: Spread the love

(Mar 30, 2010) I often brag that I don’t watch much TV. The longest stretch I’ll spend in front of the tube is on Sunday evenings w...

Somewhere Over The Babe Rainbow

(Mar 30, 2010) The story of Cameron Reed’s success is almost too good to be true. Local boy done good as it is, the latest signing to the ...

What’s the Zef?

(Mar 29, 2010) Smart music critics were right to predict that next-big-thing would rise from the outskirts of civilisation. This time it is Cap...

Fresh Ink For All

(Mar 29, 2010) Oh Kat Von D, what would we do without you? The adventures of High Voltage, the mighty tattoo shop that could have returned and ...

Dark Day

(Mar 29, 2010) It seems like it should be over by now, but its not and I am not sorry. Occult Symbolism looks great right now. I have been seein...

Popular TV Chef Opens Restaurants, Pandemonium Ensues

(Mar 28, 2010) Chef Lynn Crawford It seems Toronto is not immune the cult of the TV Chef and that’s only been reinforced by the spectacular ...

Hey Toronto! Love Yourself for Once (or at least the Celluloid Version)

(Mar 28, 2010) Amanda Seigfried as Chloe at Cafe Diplomatico Even though it’s one of the largest television and film production centres in Nor...

Spring is here – so let’s go inside!!

(Mar 28, 2010) Daniel Barrow, Every Time I See Your Picture I Cry - Performed at Images Festival 2009 A sure sign spring has arrived in Toront...

My top three Texas SXSW bands

(Mar 27, 2010) Brooklyn-based indie kingpin party promoter Todd P is back at SXSW this year with an incredible line up of shows. First on my lis...

How the Olympics and Oscars ruin my life and then, ultimately, redeem themselves

(Mar 26, 2010) Television last month was a wasteland… at least in my apartment… and I mean more than it normally is. My roommates ate up th...

Twitter is finally in business

(Mar 26, 2010) Twitter didn’t resist too long the opportunity to earn some money. Soon we’ll see ads on the largest microblogging we...