Meet Hipster Chicks: Bars on Ossington

Driven in part by art-heavy Queen West scenesters to the south and some progressive entrepreneurs north on Dundas, three short blocks of Ossington have become the most elitist of all Toronto – if you’re into culture. They are now populated by the A.W.O.L Gallery, design/architecture firms, Babel Books & Music, … Read More

Five Things You Should Know About Jazz

Theme and variations: these are the essential elements of jazz. Simple. The vast majority of jazz is one or more musicians establishing a theme – a song, riff or line – and futzing around with it. America’s gift to the arts, jazz started when the descendants of slaves brought sophisticated … Read More

Toronto Techno: Tempo at the Drake

When you hear the words “monthly techno night”, do visions of glow stick waving girlz and furtive e-dealers dance (and dance and dance) through your mind? Allow Tempo, a newish “monthly techno night” at the ever-urban Drake Hotel’s Underground room, to change all that. Since its launch in January, Tempo … Read More

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