The film students’ last hurrah: RUFF 2018

The Ryerson University Film Festival (RUFF) showcases the thesis films of graduating film students. RUFF 2018 runs on May 4 and May 5 at 7 p.m. For the student filmmakers, it’s more than just the premiere of their final films. It’s a celebration of their past four years at Ryerson. Reporter Jasmine Bala talks to some of the filmmakers about their experiences. Advertisements Continue reading The film students’ last hurrah: RUFF 2018

Six shows to catch during Canadian Music Week 2018

(By: Angela McLean) For one week every spring, Toronto transforms into a musical magicland for Canadian Music Week (CMW). Over 800 artists and bands from around the world entertain industry leaders, label scouts and fans at more than 40 venues across the city. There’s no better time to see your favourite artists, and discover new ones, before they make it big. CMW 2018 takes over … Continue reading Six shows to catch during Canadian Music Week 2018

In Photos: Sundown Music Festival

On Sept. 22, the Ryerson Students’ Union redeemed itself with Sundown Music Festival, a medium-sized, one-day music festival at Polson Pier. Headliners Joey Bada$$ and Miguel entertained hundreds of Ryerson students and community members, while support acts The Skins, Sean Leon, The Sorority, JAYEMKAYEM and INTRINITY hyped up the afternoon crowd. See photos by Sorcha Beirne for RUtv News below. Continue reading In Photos: Sundown Music Festival

RSU giving 6 Fest second try with new Sundown festival

(By: Angela McLean) While the anger and upset over last year’s “6 Fest mess” still lingers around campus, the new Ryerson Students’ Union executive hopes to regain the trust of students with a new music-centered event happening this week. Sundown Music Festival was announced on the RSU’s social media earlier this month. The festival, scheduled for this Friday (Sept. 22), will feature performances by Miguel, … Continue reading RSU giving 6 Fest second try with new Sundown festival

Star-studded TIFF premieres at Ryerson

(By: Yusra Javed) The beginning of the fall semester brings an array of free food from the welcome week booths, pumpkin spiced EVERYTHING at your favourite cafés, and, if you’re lucky, the occasional flood on Gould Street. But most importantly, September at Ryerson means selfies with your favourite Hollywood actors and actresses. Yes, you read that right. Within the next two weeks, you could be … Continue reading Star-studded TIFF premieres at Ryerson

EXCLUSIVE: Get to know HONNE and their journey from SoundCloud to WayHome

(By: Angela McLean) British indie-electronic duo HONNE is the happy ending of the story of two schoolmates who shared a passion for music, brought their talent together and uploaded an original song to SoundCloud. That song was HONNE’s mega-successful debut single “Warm on a Cold Night,” and for Andy Clutterbuck and James Hatcher it marked the beginning of a dream come true. Neither could have … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Get to know HONNE and their journey from SoundCloud to WayHome

Six music festivals to enjoy in Toronto this summer

(By: Angela McLean) In a few weeks, summer will officially be with us. You know what that means, right? It’s time to plan out how you’re going to make your biggest and best summer dreams a reality. Yes, your summer class and work schedule may get in the way, but you still have plenty of time for that vacation you have been counting down to … Continue reading Six music festivals to enjoy in Toronto this summer

Toronto After Dark Film Festival: Let Her Out Review

(By: Sherry Li) I don’t think I left the edge of my seat the entire movie. Nor did my heart ever get a chance to slow down. Let Her Out was disturbing, creepy, and thrilling the entire way through. It followed Helen, a young twenty-something Toronto woman whose mother killed herself in a dingy motel while pregnant with her. After a car accident, Helen began to … Continue reading Toronto After Dark Film Festival: Let Her Out Review

Expectations vs. Reality: 6 Fest and its “Special Guest”

(By: Nicole Di Donato) Ryerson students are upset that Drake didn’t touch the stage at this year’s 6 Fest. The past two shows that the Ryerson Students’ Union organized featured Drake as the surprise guest, setting high expectations for festival goers. Drake last made a surprise appearance in May at Ryerson’s 6 Cent concert alongside rapper Future’s DJ, DJ Esco. Being the back-to-back special guest … Continue reading Expectations vs. Reality: 6 Fest and its “Special Guest”

Toronto’s TIME Festival clocks a victory

(By: Angela McLean) If you were driving down the Gardiner Expressway this past Saturday, August 6 and wondered what all of the commotion was next door at the Fort York: Garrison Common, know that you missed out on a great event. TIME Festival, presented by Embrace, was a party of epic proportions, bringing out the most on-demand indie pop, rock and electronic artists, including Run … Continue reading Toronto’s TIME Festival clocks a victory