Gordon Lightfoot brings Massey Hall to a close ahead of renovations

It was the perfect combination of place, performer and occasion. “Massey Hall on Canada Day!” declared Gordon Lightfoot, 79, on Sunday night as the Canadian folk legend played the final historic show at the celebrated 124-year-old venue before it closes for two years of renovations. Gordon Lightfoot performs at Massey Hall in Toronto on July […]

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Drake’s ties to slain Toronto rapper Smoke Dawg, and more

One day after Drake released his latest album, Scorpion, one of his proteges — up-and-coming rapper Smoke Dawg (real name Jahvante Smart,) along with his producer-friend Koba Prime (real name Ernest Modekwe) were gunned down in the heart of Toronto’s downtown early Saturday night at Queen and Peter outside Cube nightclub during what’s been described […]

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