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    Hot Docs 2015 Pre-Preview: The First 17 Films Revealed

    Words: Dan Warry-Smith   It’s the most…wonderful time…of the year. The first round of Hot Docs 2015 selections are out, and we can barely contain our excitement. Toronto’s little fest that could has blossomed into one of

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    J. Mascis Talks Riot Fest

    Words: Zach Gayne   This year Riot Fest celebrates its 10th anniversary of awesomeness. The festival is among the most unique I’ve had the pleasure of attending, which is saying a lot for an outdoor

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    Good News For People Who Love Pop Tunes

    Words: Dan Warry-Smith Photos: Hannah Warry-Smith   Are we the kind of Modest Mouse fans that “real” Modest Mouse fans look down upon? Yeah, we found out about the band when Good News For People Who Love Bad

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    Much Ado About Nussbaum

    Words: Dan Warry-Smith Photos: Andrew Dubinsky Alex Nussbaum may possess the sneakiest form of omnipresence in Canadian comedy. Whether catching a stand-up performance during his many years touring the country, enjoying a few chuckles as his Just

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    TURF 2014: Turning Our Orbit Around

    Words: Dan Warry-Smith Photos: Andrew Dubinsky   “If you don’t lower that camera, I will kick it into the audience.” Chalk it up to Tweedy being Tweedy. The banter bit as fiercely as ever as the shutterbug-shunning

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    TURF 2014: We Like Canadian Music

    Words: Zach Gayne Photos: Andrew Dubinsky   Saturday at TURF was just as relaxed as Friday. The attendance was substantial but not overwhelmed by standard concert contaminations such as densely packed crowds, and the personal space issues

riot-fest
Posted On September 4, 2014 | No Comments

Words: Zach Gayne   This year Riot Fest celebrates its 10th anniversary of awesomeness. The festival is among the most unique I’ve had the pleasure of attending, which is saying a lot for an outdoor [...]

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Posted On February 27, 2015 | No Comments

Words: Dan Warry-Smith   It’s the most…wonderful time…of the year. The first round of Hot Docs 2015 selections are out, and we can barely contain our excitement. Toronto’s little fest that could has blossomed into one of [...]

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Posted On July 22, 2014 | No Comments

Words: Dan Warry-Smith Photos: Andrew Dubinsky Alex Nussbaum may possess the sneakiest form of omnipresence in Canadian comedy. Whether catching a stand-up performance during his many years touring the country, enjoying a few chuckles as his Just [...]