Impact of XXTENTACIONS Life on the Music Industry

The death of yet another young musician on June 18, 2018 has sparked up conversations about various controversial global issues – gun crime, recklessness of hip hop feuds and the disrupted mental health of musicians to name a few. One of the most critical ones is the debate of whether

October’s Best in Music

I don’t know if it’s just me, but I think October was an amazing month in the music world. Not just any music, but in the alternative rock scene especially. If you couldn’t keep up with all the releases, or if you didn’t really pay attention to them, I’m here

A Shared Warmth: Vignette by Kathleen C. Rogers

Kathleen C. Rogers’ thirteen-minute art film Vignette is on exhibition at the Ryerson Artspace at the Gladstone Hotel from November 1 – 16, 2018. Kathleen, who is in the final year of her BFA at Ryerson, is there herself when I visit the film’s opening reception on the evening of

Get Your Camera Ready, A Happy Place Has Arrived

For months now, Torontonians have been hearing all about the Instagram famous art installation entitled HAPPY PLACE, from Los Angeles, arriving in Toronto. Well, the wait is finally over and the question of, “is it really worth it?” arises – the answer is 100% yes. If you are a fan

A Star Is Born, Review

Since I saw the advertisement for the film, A Star is Born, starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, I was absolutely dying to watch it.  I am a fan of Bradley Cooper and have always been a fan of Lady Gaga because of her outstanding vocals and originality.  I must