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CMW 2012 Top 3

Canadian Music Week 2012 — The Highlights

“Celebrating 30 years, Canadian Music Week is Canada’s leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country’s music, media and entertainment industries. Combining four information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; a film festival; a comedy festival; four

CMW 2012 Top 3

Canadian Music Week 2012 — The Highlights

“Celebrating 30 years, Canadian Music Week is Canada’s leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country’s music, media and entertainment industries. Combining four information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; a film festival; a comedy festival; four

Kathy Griffin

Kathy Griffin: A-List-Annihilator

“I get all of my hate mail from the Jesus people.” Kathy Griffin, ladies and gentlemen. When it comes to life, the 27-year-old (read: 50 year-old) prides herself on having no shame in self-promoting — the main focus of her

Kathy Griffin

Kathy Griffin: A-List-Annihilator

“I get all of my hate mail from the Jesus people.” Kathy Griffin, ladies and gentlemen. When it comes to life, the 27-year-old (read: 50 year-old) prides herself on having no shame in self-promoting — the main focus of her

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Hot N’ Heavy T.O.

Under the scorching heat of the sun, a steady stream of black apparel and band tees made their way to Toronto’s Downsview Park for an all-day headbanging exhibition. Heavy T.O. 2011: A summer weekend-long heavy metal/rock festival featuring some of

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Hot N’ Heavy T.O.

Under the scorching heat of the sun, a steady stream of black apparel and band tees made their way to Toronto’s Downsview Park for an all-day headbanging exhibition. Heavy T.O. 2011: A summer weekend-long heavy metal/rock festival featuring some of

Weird Al Yankovic

Smells Like “Weird Al” Yankovic

“Weird Al” Yankovic: International Man of Hysterical. What is being personally pegged as the event of the summer, Mister Weird was in Toronto July 16th for two back-to-back shows at Massey Hall, in promotion of his new album Alpocalypse.

Weird Al Yankovic

Smells Like “Weird Al” Yankovic

“Weird Al” Yankovic: International Man of Hysterical. What is being personally pegged as the event of the summer, Mister Weird was in Toronto July 16th for two back-to-back shows at Massey Hall, in promotion of his new album Alpocalypse.

Mickey Avalon

Interview: Hey, Mickey Avalon!

“Someone gave me some GHB and I think it’s kicking in.” Drugs, sex, rock ‘n roll — these are the life and times of Mickey Avalon. Born Yesche Perle, the now rap-rock star from Hollyweird, California has a lot rap-talk

Mickey Avalon

Interview: Hey, Mickey Avalon!

“Someone gave me some GHB and I think it’s kicking in.” Drugs, sex, rock ‘n roll — these are the life and times of Mickey Avalon. Born Yesche Perle, the now rap-rock star from Hollyweird, California has a lot rap-talk

Uh Huh Her

Interview: Uh Huh Her Talk Tour, New Sound, & Pop Music’s Alien Invasion

‘Tis the season for fresh beginnings; A perfect fit for the dreamy new electro-pop synth-sounds of Uh Huh Her, back with a poetically sweet serving of music for your introspective soul.

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Interview: Uh Huh Her Talk Tour, New Sound, & Pop Music’s Alien Invasion

‘Tis the season for fresh beginnings; A perfect fit for the dreamy new electro-pop synth-sounds of Uh Huh Her, back with a poetically sweet serving of music for your introspective soul.

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Rounding Up: Canadian Music Week 2011

Canadian Music Week: A 5-day festivus encompassing various music industry-based events and conferences around Toronto, including Canadian Music Fest — A showcase of  800 local and international artists, across 55 venues within the city. With most bars licensed until 4AM

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Rounding Up: Canadian Music Week 2011

Canadian Music Week: A 5-day festivus encompassing various music industry-based events and conferences around Toronto, including Canadian Music Fest — A showcase of  800 local and international artists, across 55 venues within the city. With most bars licensed until 4AM

The Pretty Reckless

Being Pretty Reckless

It must be nice to have a high budget for exploring your teenage angst. That would be Taylor Momsen, aka Gossip Girl‘s Jenny Humphrey, aka “The girl from The Grinch” with her rock/punk/grunge-style band The Pretty Reckless. Rolling through Toronto

The Pretty Reckless

Being Pretty Reckless

It must be nice to have a high budget for exploring your teenage angst. That would be Taylor Momsen, aka Gossip Girl‘s Jenny Humphrey, aka “The girl from The Grinch” with her rock/punk/grunge-style band The Pretty Reckless. Rolling through Toronto

Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang Tour

Chelsea Handler Bang-Bangs Toronto

“This isn’t interactive” she drawled at a bold audience member in signature Chelsea Handler unimpressed candor, before beginning her stand-up set at Toronto’s Massey Hall Saturday night. The late-night talk show host, stand-up comedienne, and my own personal hero finally

Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang Tour

Chelsea Handler Bang-Bangs Toronto

“This isn’t interactive” she drawled at a bold audience member in signature Chelsea Handler unimpressed candor, before beginning her stand-up set at Toronto’s Massey Hall Saturday night. The late-night talk show host, stand-up comedienne, and my own personal hero finally

Hesta Prynn Live

An ‘A’ For Hesta Prynn

She told everyone to pull their stools away from the sidelines and create an ambiance of a “straight-up theatre show”. Taking the atmosphere from totally awkward school dance to intimate private performance, Hesta Prynn is not hesitant to stare you

Hesta Prynn Live

An ‘A’ For Hesta Prynn

She told everyone to pull their stools away from the sidelines and create an ambiance of a “straight-up theatre show”. Taking the atmosphere from totally awkward school dance to intimate private performance, Hesta Prynn is not hesitant to stare you