TIFF 2017 – Aldo Shllaku Talks “Downrange”, Immigrating from Albania, & Dream Directors

The Toronto International Film Festival kicks off this Thursday with an eclectic slate of films. But what usually lies beneath the radar, are the scores within the films. The score is a true compliment to Downrange composer Aldo Shllaku’s creative instinct. The Canadian composer behind the new Ryûhei Kitamura-directed film grew up with musical training at a young age and two … Continue reading TIFF 2017 – Aldo Shllaku Talks “Downrange”, Immigrating from Albania, & Dream Directors

Chilly Gonzales on coming home to Canada, the Paris attacks, and musical healing

After 17 years in Europe, Chilly Gonzales will be coming back to Canada for the final shows on his Chambers tour with Kaiser Quartett, before he takes a yearlong sabbatical to focus on new musical and conceptual ideas. Toronto will greet him at Massey Hall on February 5th, followed by Montreal (Place des Arts, Feb. … Continue reading Chilly Gonzales on coming home to Canada, the Paris attacks, and musical healing

Osheaga 2015 weekend preview – Montreal festival turns 10 this year

Nas will headline Saturday night at Osheaga 2015 Osheaga is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this year! With 117 headliners of a variety of genres, it promises to be a wicked mid-summer festival for all different types of people. Let’s hope the sun shines bright all the way through! Where? Osheaga is held on the beautiful, … Continue reading Osheaga 2015 weekend preview – Montreal festival turns 10 this year

Humber’s commemoration of the Montreal Massacre

A Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women and the 25th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre. Humber College held its commemoration of the massacre on Dec. 4 in the main concourse. Lone gunman Marc Lépine killed 14 women and wounded 10 other, all students at the École Polytechnique, before he turned his legally … Continue reading Humber’s commemoration of the Montreal Massacre