2022’s Biggest Night for Music

2022’s Biggest Night for Music Posted on April 14, 2022 Photo by Grammy A few months ago, I wrote an article about the 64th Grammy Awards nominations. The star-studded list created lots of discussion for fans, and this past week, we got to see who took home a Grammy. On April 3, 2022, the annual award show took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Some of the biggest names in music were in attendance as they had their chance to shine through various performances throughout the night. In this article, I’ll focus on some of the […]

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A New Way to Enjoy Boba

A New Way to Enjoy Boba Posted on April 7, 2022 Photo by Dustin Fuhs Like bubble tea? Enjoy shopping? Looking for something to do with your friends? Check out Benkei Hime at the Eaton Centre to satisfy all of these! This new boba and lifestyle store is the first in North America. With multiple locations in China and South Korea, Jason Wang wanted to combine bubble tea and an immersive retail experience all in one place. From an interview with the Toronto Star, Wang created this environment for people to enjoy a cup of boba and buy something new. […]

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The Sounds of Euphoria

The Sounds of Euphoria Posted on March 24, 2022 Photo by HBO The music in HBO’S Euphoria left me in awe after every episode. From timeless classics to modern hits, this season of the award-winning show featured a wide range of music genres that perfectly fit each scene. They were meticulous in the songs chosen, which paid off in the end. The choices were so thoughtful to the point where they would record original songs to fit the episode, and even re-record them if it didn’t turn out the way they wanted. Esquire describes the music in Euphoria as a […]

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Celebrating Lunar New Year in Toronto!

Celebrating Lunar New Year in Toronto! Posted on February 17, 2022 Photo by May Shi In the diverse city of Toronto, Lunar New Year is celebrated amongst many communities. This day happened to land perfectly on February 1st as many celebrate the Year of the Tiger! Since this calendar follows the moon cycle, the next 15 days are a time of feasting and honouring deities and ancestors. Many different cultures celebrated and continue to celebrate the new year in multiple ways. If you are in Toronto and are celebrating the Year of the Tiger, here are a few things you […]

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The Journey of Spider-Man: No Way Home’s Record-Breaking Success

The Journey of Spider-Man: No Way Home’s Record-Breaking Success Posted on February 4, 2022 Image Credit: Sony Do you know that feeling of being with a group of people that share a passion for the same thing? Whether it’s at a concert or in a classroom, you know that everyone is drawn there because they truly love it. You feel a sense of community一almost unification一and there’s an innocent joy to being a part of it. At least that’s how I’d describe the feeling when I watched Spider-Man: No Way Home in theatres this past December. Before I begin, don’t worry, […]

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A Guide to the 2022 Grammy Awards Nominations

A Guide to the 2022 Grammy Awards Nominations Posted on December 11, 2021 Image Credit: the Recording Academy From Jon Batiste to Doja Cat, to even BTS, big names in the music industry have been recognized by the Grammys for their 2022 awards show. But not everyone is satisfied with these nominations. Let’s dive into the 64th Grammy nominations together.  Starting with the artists with the most nominations, we have Jon Batiste, Justin Bieber, Doja Cat, H.E.R., Billie Eilish, and Olivia Rodrigo. According to an article by Variety, Jon Batiste is the only person with 11 nominations, most of them […]

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Support Black-Owned Small Businesses this Holiday Season!

Support Black-Owned Small Businesses this Holiday Season! Posted on November 23, 2021 Image Credit: CBC.ca Ever since last spring, there has been an uprise in support for Black-owned businesses, especially those that are local to the community. Whether that is buying their products or helping them grow their social media presence, people have been actively seeking out these businesses. But sometimes it isn’t always the easiest to find these businesses on the Internet.  That’s why Kerin John created an Instagram page to showcase local Black-owned businesses called “Black Owned Toronto.” The success of the page has even allowed them to […]

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