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Portugal Século XXI

7:00 pm 8:00 pm

 

Current show

Portugal Século XXI

7:00 pm 8:00 pm

 

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Taylor Swift’s latest album, Lover, was released this week, and if you listen closely you’ll hear a big Canadian connection. The Regent Park School of Music in Toronto is sampled on the song It’s Nice to Have a Friend, which was produced by Toronto’s Frank Dukes along with Louis Bell and Swift. The youth choir can be […]

MTV’s Video Music Awards saw performances from some of music’s biggest stars, including Taylor Swift and Lil Nas X. It also honoured them, with Swift earning multiple awards, including one for video of the year. Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” earned him an award for song of the year. The VMAs also marked comedian Sebastian Maniscalco’s debut as an awards show host. […]

From August 15-18, 1969, an estimated 400,000 spectators attended Woodstock, a music event held in Bethel, New York, that quickly became a defining moment in the counter-cultural movement of the era. Nearly three dozen acts performed over the course of four days, ranging from the Grateful Dead to The Who to Jimi Hendrix, who closed out the show. To […]

A group of musicians are getting together to raise awareness of the human suffering in Sudan. The collective Artists for Sudan have just released a cover of the U2 classic “Sunday Bloody Sunday”, recorded by Toronto producer David Bottrill and Darcy Ataman. Lending their voices to the project are Canadian artists Jim Cuddy of Blue […]

CARIBANA GRAND PARADE Date: August 3 Exhibition Place & Lakeshore Boulevard The Toornto Caribbean Carnival is, today, renowned as the largest cultural celebration in all of North America. This colourful tradition is around half a century old.   VELD Date: August 3 & 4 Downsview Park Electronic and Hip Hop Music Festival   OVO FEST […]

Aconteceu esta segunda-feira 29 de julho, na Rússia. Em palco no Estádio Olímpico Luzhniki de Moscovo, no final do tema “Auslander”, os guitarristas da banda alemã Rammstein trocaram um breve e simbólico beijo. Paul Landers e Richard Kruspe já o tinham feito noutros espetáculos mas aqui terá sido, avança a “Rolling Stone“, uma forma de […]

Video of the year 21 Savage ft. J. Cole — “a lot” Billie Eilish — “Bad Guy” Ariana Grande — “thank u, next” Jonas Brothers — “Sucker” Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus — “Old Town Road (Remix)” Taylor Swift — “You Need to Calm Down”   Artist of the year Cardi B Billie […]

Creativity has no limits     An animated music video for Meg Myers’ cover of a Kate Bush song brings kid’s colouring books to life. Director Jo Roy first filmed Myers on a green screen, performing the crawling, climbing, and flying shown in the music video. Then, each of the 3,202 frames was printed off […]

After a brief, one-year hiatus, Drake’s insanely popular OVO Fest concert series is returning to Toronto in just a few weeks. As promised by Drake at the Raptors championship parade, OVO Fest 2019 is officially happening this summer. Drake announced the lineup on Instagram early Thursday morning. This year’s OVO Fest has been set for Sunday, August 4th and Monday, […]

This has been a rough summer for music festivals, especially in Canada. The abrupt cancellation of the Roxodus Festival north of Toronto. The cancellation of the Hair in the Fair festival in Welland, Ontario. No Field Trip this year in Toronto. Victoria’s Rifflandia isn’t happening. And Skookum in Vancouver is taking the year off…   … And now, Woodstock 50 Then we have the drama surrounding […]