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Dan Mangan performing at the Danforth Music Hall

Photos: Dan Mangan at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto

On November 22, 2021, I got to see the show I was supposed to attend on March 13, 2020: Dan Mangan at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto. After 20 months of waiting and email notifications about rescheduled shows, we…

Alexander 23 performing at Velvet Underground in Toronto

Alexander 23 at Velvet Underground in Toronto

Chicago singer-songwriter Alexander 23 took the stage at the Velvet Underground in Toronto on November 23, 2021, as part of his most recent tour, aptly titled Oh No, Not A Tour!. His latest EP, Oh No, Not Again! was released in…

String Instruments

Popular String Instruments That You Might Want to Learn

String instruments have been around for centuries and are played in many different styles of music. String instruments can be plucked, strummed, or bowed. If you’re interested in learning to play a string instrument, there are a few popular options…

Command Sisters Double The Fun On The Lemmon Stage At El Mocambo

Black, white, and crimson red are colours that characterize Canadian musicians Sarah and Charlotte Command to a tee. As the energetic duo behind the Command Sisters, their edgy and buoyant pop paid a triumphant visit to Toronto’s El Mocambo theatre…

How to Help Someone Recover from Substance Addiction

Substance abuse is a major public health concern. According to a 2017 report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, about 19.7 million Americans aged 12 and older had some form of substance abuse disorder. Photo by Min An…

Allen Stone live in Toronto

Allen Stone’s unassuming appearance belies the voice that comes out of his mouth. Tall, bespectacled and with long curly hair and blue eyes, this Washington State soul singer purrs pure honey. Allen hit the road on a short fall tour…

Giveaway: Upgrade your baking tools with zestspot

Baking is always a big part of the holiday season, and our friends at zestspot want to give one lucky reader a new bakeware set to help them bake in style!  Welcome to our latest contest for the Season of…

Our Favourite Meals for Fall – Part 2

In the first installment of our favourite meals for fall, we showcased some delicious steak, pork, and ground turkey, this time, we have some out-of-this-world tuna steak, scallops and bison burgers as we continue to feature some of the most…

Preparing for Winter (yes, we said it)

Winter is technically still a little way off, but now that summer is saying its last goodbye, we’ll soon start to notice the weather beginning to cool, the nights drawing in, and you might have already begun to see the…

How to Increase Your Confidence Behind the Wheel

People have different attitudes toward driving. For some, it is relaxing and entertaining, and they love spending time behind the wheel. Others get stressed out over traffic jams or have a fear of highways. We are all different, but confident…

Genesis’ The Last Domino Tour hits Scotiabank Arena

After postponements for obvious reasons, the Last Domino? tour finally arrived on November 25th for two shows in Toronto at Scotiabank Arena. A delight of production and sound, Genesis moved through many of their hits and deeper cuts from their…