Archive for April, 2012

TGIF: Cat Power, Craigslist and Beer Makes Men Smarter

Posted on April 27th, 2012 by by Lisa Lagace

  Free shrugs – serious improvement on free hugs. I propose shrugging at everyone you meet today, just to throw them off. Anyway, another Friday is here, and I have a crazy busy weekend ahead. Hot Docs is on in full force, Poor Young Things are playing at the Horseshoe Saturday night, and I have […]

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Hot Docs Films To Check Out

Posted on April 26th, 2012 by by Lisa Lagace

Hot Docs starts today! I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again, this is my favorite film festival in the city. Stories about real people living real lives are always more fascinating than ones made up to sell tickets. That said, here are a few docs I think you guys might like to check […]

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Today’s Quote – Self Expression

Posted on April 25th, 2012 by by Lisa Lagace

Putting together a look and creating your own style is art. It’s like painting or sculpture, like decorating a house or building a church. When that skill is elevated, clothing can become a work of transcendent genius. It’s no mistake that Alexander McQueen’s work was shown at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, or that fashion […]

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NXNE’s First Annual Record Show

Posted on April 24th, 2012 by by Lisa Lagace

With Record Store Day over for another year, you guys must be feeling the post holiday blues – but fear not as NXNE just announced they are starting up a new tradition to fill our need for obsessing over vinyl – The NXNE Record Show. Happening on June 16th from 10am-4pm at the Hyatt Regency […]

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Giveaway: Penguin Prison Vinyl + CD + Flash Drive

Posted on April 23rd, 2012 by by Lisa Lagace

I decided it might be fun to start this week off with another vinyl giveaway, but this one is even better because the winner will not only get a copy of the album on vinyl, but also on CD, along with a limited edition flash drive that’s been preloaded with the album, remixes and bonus […]

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