The Bowie Lives return to Market Hall in 2022

December 17, 2021 thewire 0

“5 Stars! Unbelievable!” says Richard Crouse, Host of CTV PopLife. “By far, the best & coolest Bowie Tribute I’ve seen!” says Sam Grosso, Cadillac Productions, Toronto Ontario. They’re talking about the “The Bowie Lives” Canada’s most exciting Bowie Spectacular! Michael Bell is an award-winning vocalist who channels the sound and […]

ReFrame 2022 Sneak Peek!

December 17, 2021 thewire 0

Amid all the serious news of the last week or so, we are thrilled to unveil some highlights of the ReFrame 2022 lineup with you today!  This year’s program speaks to pressing issues of environmental activism, food justice, refugee stories, Indigenous sovereignty, art as resistance and the importance of a free […]

Interview: Elyse Saunders

December 17, 2021 thewire 0

Peterborough’s own, Elyse Saunders has been taking the Canadian Country music scene by storm. In a year when most musicians were sitting on the sidelines, Elyse was racking up the ribbons. Two award nominations from the Country Music Association of Ontario for Female Artist of the Year and Rising Star […]

Green Day : Father Of All Motherf*ckers

November 2, 2021 thewire 0

After a two part rock opera – a failed trilogy of albums you have disowned – a life saving stint in rehab and a lukewarm reception what do you do to stay relevant as a punk band that has been releasing records for over three decades? You go back to […]


September 9, 2021 thewire 0

(September 8, 2021 – Toronto, ON) – Award-winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Hawksley Workman has teamed up with Canadian guitar phenom and singer-songwriter Kevin Breit for an exciting instrumental side-project titled, Breit Workman, to be released October 15, 2021 on Isadora Records. Reminiscent of a late-night market in Chiang Mai, lead […]


September 9, 2021 thewire 0

TORONTO, ON (September 9, 2021) – Today, 20-year-old Canadian singer/songwriter, Radio co-host and Billboard charting artist Avery Raquel releases her brand new single, “Helpless” independently. Full of masterful vocal runs and emotive verve, Avery’s voice soars to the heavens with a message of playful hope and strength despite finally admitting that her relationship has […]


Model Citizen: JAMIE RAYMOND

September 2, 2021 thewire 0

JAMIE RAYMOND has been with STRUTT Central for about half a year. She had done 3 years of community theatre acting and wanted to take the next step. After multiple self-tapes, Jamie went to her first in-person audition and booked it for a very big name name commerical! It was […]

“SAY YOU WILL ” Royal Wood

July 5, 2021 thewire 0

Lakefield’s Royal Wood has released another heartfelt ballad; “Say You Will.” A soulful melody coupled with vintage film footage, the song conjures memories of simpler times. “It’s about love, and frankly it’s what the world needs right now. It is about choosing to give to the relationships that mean the most […]

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Lessons From The Land: FREE Virtual Screenings w/ NCC & ReFrame

June 30, 2021 thewire 0

This July 1, the New Canadians Centre is offering a full day of activities designed to lead us in reflection on our relationship with the land. ReFrame is proud to support this work with two free film screenings: Kim O’Bomsawin’s Call Me Human, and Alanis O’Bomsawin’s Trick or Treaty. The films […]