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Friends of Foes. Photo: Mark Tiu Photography

Q&A band spotlight: Friends of Foes

It’s been a long time coming, but indie-rock band Friends of Foes has finally dropped their first single entitled “Winter.” The Saskatoon-based band released their debut album Chronophobic in December 2013. Ever since, they’ve kept the fire burning with their consistent touring and they’ve got no plans on slowing down. The release of “Winter” is a special one for this young …

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Photo taken by Linda Nguyen

CanCulture competes in the Smoke’s Poutinerie eating contest

Before the events of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche took hold of the city on Oct. 4, Torontonians flocked to Yonge-Dundas Square for free poutine, live music and Smoke’s Poutinerie‘s 5th Annual World Poutine Eating Championship. The event featured two categories — amateur and professional — where competitive eaters shoveled as much of the beloved Canadian dish …

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A poet from BAM! Toronto Youth Slam performs her piece. Photo taken by Linda Nguyen

BAM! Toronto Youth Slam brings spoken word to Word on the Street

For lovers of great Canadian literature, the 25th annual Word on the Street Festival (WOTS) was the place to be last Sunday at Queen’s Park Circle. The tents lined up around the park were a bustle with writers and book-lovers hounding after either the lastest original work, a reading by their favourite author or even …

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