Archive for April, 2011

Hot Docs 2011: What to See

Posted on April 29th, 2011 by by Lisa Lagace

One of the best film festivals in existence – Hot Docs – has started here in Toronto,  and here’s the list of documentaries I recommend checking out at the festival this year (all film names link to the schedule for times/locations of screening). Focus on Alan Zweig Hot Docs is having a much deserved retrospective […]

The Pixies Celebrate 22nd Anniversary of Doolittle at Massey Hall

Posted on April 22nd, 2011 by by Lisa Lagace

The Pixies finally brought their Doolittle tour to Canada, stopping Monday night – the 22nd anniversary of the release of the album – at Massey Hall here in Toronto. I was lucky enough to be in attendance and I’m still buzzing from how incredible they sounded and how great the show looked. It was everything you could […]

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Record Store Day 2011

Posted on April 17th, 2011 by by Lisa Lagace

Saturday was one of my favorite days of the year – Record Store Day – aka Christmas for music nerds all around the world. Pictured above are the records I managed to get my hands on at Sonic Boom and Criminal Records without waiting in any line – which means I didn’t get anything too […]

The Federal Election – Inspiring the Youth Vote

Posted on April 14th, 2011 by by Lisa Lagace

On Tuesday night the party leaders took to CBC to debate the issues that matter to Canadians. I can only imagine how few Canadians my age actually watched the debates. As a passionate supporter of the left, it has always shocked me how little my peers care about politics considering how much the Conservative government […]

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Rock ‘n Roll Map of Manhattan

Posted on April 11th, 2011 by by Lisa Lagace

This is a great little infographic I found on Flavorwire. It shows the many musical (well lyrical) reasons why New York City is a place I long to be. I wish someone with graphic design skills and Toronto music history knowledge would do one of these for Toronto! Though it might have to be a map of places […]

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