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CANADIAN HALLOWEEN TAKEOVER on SUPER CHANNEL FUSE!

For the first time ever, horror and sci-fi fans across the country can experience all the thrills and chills the Blood in the Snow Film Festival (BITS) has to offer. Canadian-made horror and genre movies will be coming to your homes just in time for Halloween, airing October 28 to November 7 on Super Channel Fuse.


Dani Kristina Releases Soulful Pop-Ballad "You Don't Get to Choose"

Created alongside Grammy-nominated, Juno-winning Trevor James Anderson, Dani Kristina's "You Don't Get to Choose" is an impactful pop-ballad of the best sort.


Maya Caron to represent Canada at Teen Universe

Maya Caron from Quebec to represent Canada at Teen Universe 2020.


Jesus sings and acts his way into the hearts of Passion Play audiences

Veteran theatre actor & singer Aaron Krogman tells the Passion Play story through song and dialogue.


Kelly Fraser Debuts EDM Pop Music Video “Rebound Girl”

Canadian Inuk Kelly Fraser has been making waves with her single “Rebound Girl” gaining commercial radio play across Canada.


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thinkingParticles Subscription Drop 8

Largest Release Yet! Delivering 35 New Operators, Workflow Enhancements


VIDEO PREMIERE: FOLK/ROOTS “REARVIEW” BY TAMARA MADDALEN

The song is for anyone who has faced the difficulty of letting go and moving forward in life.


Riddim West Kicks off the Summer Music Festival Season

This weekend the re-imagined and re-branded Calgary ReggaeFest is set for MacEwan Hall in the heart of the University of Calgary. Riddim West, as the event is now known, will feature giant reggae hitters from Jamaica -- Luciano, Cham and Hawkeye -- with a supporting cast of exciting Canadian acts including Delhi 2 Dublin, Lynn Olagundoye and Phonosonics.


Free Annual Vancouver Festival to feature headline performers, the Odds

Announcing the Canadian power-pop legends ODDS will headline the 8th Annual Gathering Festival in Emery Barnes Park on Saturday June 15, 2019.


Honey Jam Live Auditions June 2nd in Toronto + Online Submissions

Auditions for the latest installment of the female-focused talent search take place Sunday June 2 with finalists showcasing August 22 in Toronto.


Daniel McGuire’s Newest Film Aim High Chosen As An Official Selection of the Calgary Horror Con - Largest Horror Convention & Film Festival in Canada

Daniel McGuire’s newest film Aim High which debuted three weeks ago to two sold-out cinemas and rave reviews, has just been chosen as an Official Selection of the Calgary Horror Con, the largest Horror Convention & Film Festival in Canada.


Beam.gg, an esports event platform, unveils the first ever event discovery feature built just for gamers

There are over 2 billion gamers worldwide, but not all of them are aware of the amazing gaming and esports events around them. This is where Beam.gg comes in. The platform is able to connect gamers across the world in an instant and enables them enjoy the wonderful world of gaming together as a community.


Tamara Maddalen Releases Deep South Inspired “Fade Away” Video

Canadian Music Week Showcase: Friday, May 10, 2019, midnight @ Kensington Sound, Delegates only


Against all odds Canada's punk godfather Joe Keithley elected to political office

  • D.O.A. "1978" Double 12" LP/CD coming May 3rd
  • Godfathers of Hardcore 40th Anniversary Tour Continues

Scotland’s Andy Sharp Teams up with Canadian Alt-Country Veterans

Produced by Canadian multi-Platinum selling producer Chris Perry (Courage My Love, Keshia Chante, K.I.D.), the bands first single "Deadbeat" will be released April 23, 2019.


Electronic Duo Galactic Hobos Rising above Parkinson's Disease

Electronic music duo Galactic Hobos are releasing two new singles this April for Parkinson’s Awareness month.


Badlands AMP presents Canadian superstars and international sensation WALK OFF THE EARTH, Saturday, August 24 with special guests The Static Shift

Canadian superstars and international sensation Walk Off The Earth make their first appearance at the Badlands Amphitheatre, Alberta’s spectacular outdoor live concert venue on Saturday, August 24, for a memorable evening of entertainment.


Inuit Pop Artist Kelly Fraser Releases “Rebound Girl” Single

Juno nominated Inuit pop artist Kelly Fraser has released an EDM single called "Rebound Girl." The English language song, added to Sirius XM Indigenous People Channel, was released to CHR radio across Canada.

Inuit Pop Artist Kelly Fraser

RODEO FX AND RODEO PRODUCTION JOIN FORCES

World Leading Visual Effects House Acquires Creative Talent and Content Studio


New York's 'Beast of Burlesque' on tour

On the final leg of her Canadian tour, The Incredible, Edible Akynos - also known as the 'Beast of Burlesque' will be appearing in a diverse showcase for one night only on April 19 at Evolution Wonderlounge.

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Across The Board Gets Wild With Fifth Album Release

Award-winning Canadian rock band Across The Board releases their fifth album, "Wild Ones" on March 22, 2019.


Vera Causa Opera Presents Opera and Beer Event in Cambridge

Vera Causa Opera will be performing excerpts from their upcoming opera, The Elixir of Love, at an Opera and Beer evening at 13 Food and Beverage.


16 Hudson Launches in Canada

Big Bad Boo launches 16 Hudson, a new diverse and LGBTQ+ friendly preschool series on Canadian TV and SVOD platform.


Shamstep band 47Soul making its Canadian Debut

International chart-toppers 47Soul Canadian Debut (March 9 Toronto) Palestinian Shamstep concert to launch 12th Toronto Palestine Film Festival.


Elvis Festival Returns To Collingwood

Collingwood’s Elvis Festival returns on Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28, 2019, in what will be a thrilling ‘Homecoming’ event. Limited tickets are now available through Theatre Collingwood.


Billboard Emerging Artist Ed Roman To Cut One-Of-A-Kind Limited Edition Vinyl Recordings In Brooklyn

The top 25 iTunes Canada musician will record one-take live versions of his songs at Leesta Vall Recordings Record in Brooklyn, NY.



StoryBilder: This Little Startup Goes to Market

Balancing production costs and without compromising quality is a challenge for any aspiring startup. For the upcoming creative writing platform StoryBilder, choosing to build on Pantheon meant freedom to focus on getting their platform ready for prime time.


Vera Causa Opera to Perform Dracula in Cambridge, Guelph and Waterloo

The world premier of Dylan Langan's Dracula will be performed by Vera Causa Opera on February 15th 16th and 17th, 2019.


Italy's Idea Media Sales acquires sci-fi thriller THE CONTROL for EFM

Italy's Idea Media Sales has acquired the worldwide rights (minus USA and Canada) for the award winning feature film THE CONTROL. The film tells the story of two brilliant scientists who take on the monumental task of building a cutting-edge computer-brain interface to keep hibernating space colonizers safe and sane for a journey of unknown length. When the lines between what's real and what's not begin to blur, and the two scientists clash, the whole project is put into jeopardy.


Badlands AMP presents an intimate evening with Jann Arden, Saturday, August 10

Badlands AMP presents Canadian Icons Concert

An intimate evening with Jann Arden, Saturday, August 10


‘Canada’s Coolest Film Festival’ Wraps

Whistler Film Festival comes of age with 18th edition featuring more high-profile premieres, filmmakers, artists and industry executives in attendance than ever before.


Across The Board Band Wins Award For Best Rock Song And Receives Nomination For 40th Annual Covenant Awards

The Canadian rock band is a 2018 Radio Music Awards winner and Canadian Gospel Music Association Covenant Award Nominee.


Global Music Awards Outstanding Achievement for ‘Heroines in Harmony’ Album

'Heroines in Harmony', a 69 minute tour de force of musical compositions paying homage to Canadian women that have inspired Margaret Maria throughout her life receives the honour of a Global Music Award for Outstanding Achievement - Silver Medal.


Mike Field Releases New Jazz-Pop Album, True Stories - Out Now

Canadian jazz artist, Mike Field, releases new album named True Stories, featuring eight original jazz-pop tracks and one cover. Available at http://www.mikefieldjazz.com/truestories iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Tidal and all regular digital distribution channels.


FLOWMOTION ENTERTAINMENT HEATS UP CHARITABLE EFFORTS WITH THE LAUNCH OF “COOK IT!”

Company's newest game will further its capacity to help those in need.


Award-Winning Canadian Roots Rocker Cory M. Coons Premieres New Single And Video

The Ottawa-based singer-songwriter's latest release is from his Ron Nevison-produced album "The Long Road Home."


2019 Peterborough Musicfest Diner's Card Launch

Peterborough Musicfest is excited to announce the return of the very popular Musicfest Diner’s Cards.



Small Town Designer gets Big Break at Golden Globe Awards

Heather Chapplain is a former model and mother of three. The textile artist combined her quilting hobby and visual art background into a wearable-art fashion line. Chapplain is keen to share the confidence and wisdom she's found in design and fashion with the goal of empowering men and women through their own authentic style. 


La Rouge: a Bohemian tale

La Rouge is a queer retelling of the epic tale of the Moulin Rouge. Featuring live vocals with an original score, burlesque, acrobatics and aerial performance. A collaboration between Sanguine Sirens Burlesque and Seven Starving Artists, written and directed by award winning playwrights Megan and Laura Couch.


Vera Causa Opera and the Contemporary School of Dance to Perform Puccini’s The Fairies in Waterloo

Vera Causa Opera and the Contemporary School of Dance to Perform Puccini's The Fairies in Waterloo.


Ponctuation shares a music video before performing at Coup de coeur Francophone this week

Premiering on Les Inrocks, Ponctuation unveiled a music video for their song Fleur, off their third album Mon herbier du monde entier, released last February.


The 4th Syria Film Festival kicks off this Friday

The Syria Film Festival returns to the Art Gallery of Ontario’s Jackman Hall this November 9th.


Kickstarter Announcement: The Visitor - The Board Game

Chaotic Rogue Entertainment announces The Visitor: The Board Game Kickstarter

Brand new game from designer Joshua Barbeau combines dice allocation and gross humour for a wildly chaotic game.


Whistler Film Festival Names Indigenous Filmmaker Fellowship Finalists and Faculty

The 18th annual Whistler Film Festival (WFF) is pleased to announce the seven finalists and faculty confirmed for the Indigenous Filmmaker Fellowship, a four-day creative and business immersion program focused on strengthening and advancing scripted projects.


Whistler Film Festival Unveils Content Summit and First Wave of Industry Guests

Crossing borders and across platforms, WFF connects storytellers to dealmakers.


UBCP/ACTRA Announces 2018 Nominees

To help celebrate BC performers’ remarkable achievements, the 7th annual UBCP/ACTRA Awards Gala will honour five of its members on December 8th, 2018 for work done this past year.


Unpublished Beatles, Stones, Joplin, Cash, Rich photos in new book

The countdown to the release of Brushes With Fame - Photo Tripping With Music Legends continues, with a late October target.


Brushes With Fame - Photo Tripping With Music Legends

Dozens of previously unpublished '60s and '70s photos of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, Johnny Cash, Buddy Rich and many other music celebrities are featured in a new book to be released in late October.

John Cosway's Brushes With Fame - Photo Tripping With Music Legends is a 230- page book of his in-your-face black and white celebrity photos snapped in New York City and across Canada from 1959 to the early 1970s.

In all, more than 190 photographs and illustrations.


In Effort to Reduce Stigma Over “Second Hand Clothes,” Creator of New Reality TV Show Joins Other Experts Speaking on “Sustainable Fashion,” at Drop, Swap & Shop Event This Sunday

Slow Fashion October might not be something the mainstream is aware of but the concept behind it is something an increasing number of people are embracing. Whether for economic or creative reasons, events like Drop, Swap & Shop, occurring at Ever Green Brickworks this Sunday are becoming more and more popular.

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