Friday 31st October 2014,
Before I Go to Sleep – Movie Review

Before I Go to Sleep – Movie Review

Before I Go to Sleep – Movie Review Rating: B- (Okay) A ridiculous plot can sometimes work with the right direction and Before I Go to Sleep almost manages to rise above its typical thriller trappings, thanks to Rowan Joffe [...]

October 31, 2014 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Does John Tory know the colour of the seats on a TTC street car?

Does John Tory know the colour of the seats on a TTC street car?

Does John Tory know the colour of the seats on a TTC street car?   As you know, we are all peasants.  Working every day to pay a bill or maintain this existence. Why is it that none of the [...]

October 31, 2014 Darrells Den, Editorials
Maps to the Stars – Movie Review

Maps to the Stars – Movie Review

Maps to the Stars – Movie Review Rating: D (Very Bad) When making an art film, it’s preferable that the filmmaker be subtle with the message he’s trying to convey at the risk of becoming insufferable and heavy-handed. Maps to [...]

October 31, 2014 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Slayer fan selling car for concert tickets

Slayer fan selling car for concert tickets

Slayer fan selling car for concert tickets – Tom Araya responds Los Angeles-based SLAYER fan Jake. In a truly ingenious effort to raise money for SLAYER tickets by offering to sell his 1997 Ford Escort LX, Jake and his friends [...]

October 30, 2014 Metal, What's Hot
Toronto Dives Into Slowdive

Toronto Dives Into Slowdive

Toronto Dives Into Slowdive More than 20 years ago today, one of the defining bands of shoegaze - Slowdive – graced Toronto for their final show just a year before they split in 1995. This Tuesday, they came back to Toronto on [...]

October 30, 2014 Toronto, Toronto live music reviews
Don Shafer to receive lifetime achievement award at CMW 2015

Don Shafer to receive lifetime achievement award at CMW 2015

Don Shafer to receive lifetime achievement award at CMW 2015 Don Shafer Announced as 2015 Recipient of Allan Waters Broadcast Lifetime Achievement Award Canadian Music Week is pleased to announce Don Shafer as the 2015 inductee to the Canadian Broadcast [...]

October 28, 2014 Top News, Toronto Festivals, Toronto Top News
NIGHTMARE IN WALLACE EMERSON.

NIGHTMARE IN WALLACE EMERSON.

The following is an official emergency bulletin from the Scene Magazine Comedy Affairs Desk! According to a reliable inside source (whom we’ll identify simply as “Tony, the consenting adult who lives inside my mouth”) a 2-day festival of terror is set [...]

October 28, 2014 Toronto Comedy, Toronto Festivals
Slowdive at Danforth Music Hall – PICK OF THE WEEK

Slowdive at Danforth Music Hall – PICK OF THE WEEK

Slowdive at Danforth Music Hall – PICK OF THE WEEK Who: Slowdive What: Shoegazing/Brit Rocker’s return to North America for one of the most anticipated tours this fall (w/Low) When: Tuesday Oct. 28, 2014 Where: The Danforth Music Hall 147 [...]

October 27, 2014 Toronto pick of the week 2
Halifax Pop Explosion – Colour Code

Halifax Pop Explosion – Colour Code

Who: Colour Code Where: The Carleton Music Bar & Grill When: Saturday, October 25th, 2014 Total Score: 7/10 Crowd: Most people were dining and had reservations. A few standing people but a pretty sparse crowd overall. Style: Indie Pop Technicalities: The [...]

October 26, 2014 Charlottetown bands, Festivals, Halifax, Halifax Festivals, Halifax live music rev, NS Festivals
Halifax Pop Explosion – Cold Specks

Halifax Pop Explosion – Cold Specks

Who: Cold Specks Where: Marquee Ballroom When: Saturday, October 25th, 2014 Total Score: 8/10 Crowd: About 200 people crowded The Marquee for Cold Specks. After a long 5 days of HPX, they were fairly reserved. Style: Soul/Goth Rock Technicalities: Two [...]

October 26, 2014 Festivals, Halifax, Halifax Festivals, Halifax live music rev, NS Festivals, Toronto bands
Halifax Pop Explosion – Danny Brown

Halifax Pop Explosion – Danny Brown

Who: Danny Brown Where: Forum When: Saturday, October 25th, 2014 Total Score: 8/10 Crowd: Capacity crowd at the Forum. Absolutely packed. Getting in was a struggle for everyone but those deemed worthy by security were enthusiastic as hell. Style: Hip [...]

October 26, 2014 Festivals, Halifax, Halifax Festivals, Halifax live music rev, NS Festivals
Halifax Pop Explosion – Tanya Tagaq

Halifax Pop Explosion – Tanya Tagaq

Who: Tanya Tagaq Where: St. Matthews Church When: Saturday, October 25th, 2014 Total Score: 9.5/10 Crowd: St. Matthews Church was packed for the sold out Tanya Tagaq show. Quiet, attentive listeners gave a standing ovation mid set. Style: Inuit Throat [...]

October 26, 2014 Festivals, Halifax, Halifax Festivals, Halifax live music rev, NS Festivals
Halifax Pop Explosion – Paper Beat Scissors

Halifax Pop Explosion – Paper Beat Scissors

Who: Paper Beat Scissors Where: St. Matthews Church When: Saturday, October 25th, 2014 Total Score: 9/10 Crowd: The pews were packed on the floor and balcony for our local Englishman Paper Beat Scissors. Incredibly quiet and engaged, they were the [...]

October 26, 2014 Festivals, Halifax, Halifax bands, Halifax Festivals, Halifax live music rev, NS Festivals
Halifax Pop Explosion – Dub Kartel

Halifax Pop Explosion – Dub Kartel

Who: Dub Kartel Where: The Seahorse Tavern When: Saturday, October 25th, 2014 Crowd: The Seahorse reached it capacity long before the band went on stage – easy to say that the place was packed. Style: Raggae Technicalities: The band didn’t [...]

October 26, 2014 Festivals, Halifax, Halifax bands, Halifax DJs, Halifax Festivals, Halifax live music rev, NS Festivals
Halifax Pop Explosion – Willie Stratton & The Boarding Party

Halifax Pop Explosion – Willie Stratton & The Boarding Party

Who: Willie Stratton & The Boarding Party Where: Casino Nova Scotia – The Harbourfront Lounge When: Friday, October 24th, 2014 Total Score: 8.5/10 Crowd: The show was held at the Harbourfront Lounge at Casino Nova Scotia as a part of [...]

October 25, 2014 Festivals, Halifax, Halifax bands, Halifax Festivals, Halifax live music rev, NS Festivals
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