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EXCLUSIVE: Rising star Will Bowes is bringing it back where it all began

(By: Angela McLean) Former Ryersonian Will Bowes, a 2012 graduate of Radio and Television Arts, has had an exciting summer. He filmed his first Netflix show (Spinning Out, with January Jones and Kaya Scodelario), finished his debut album, played his first solo show (a sizable crowd at Toronto’s Drake Hotel earlier this month) and just released his debut single “Runway Lights.” Simply put, according to … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Rising star Will Bowes is bringing it back where it all began

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In Photos: Marshmello and more at iHeartRadio FanFest during Canadian Music Week 2019

(By: Angela McLean) Each year at Canadian Music Week, the iHeartRadio FanFest brings together a mix of trending and emerging talent dominating Canadian airwaves. This year (May 8), that mix included the likes of “Happier” artist Marshmello, The Launch favourites Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine and producer/DJ Frank Walker, with special guests. Scroll down for photos and inside scoop from each performance at the star-studded night. Neon … Continue reading In Photos: Marshmello and more at iHeartRadio FanFest during Canadian Music Week 2019

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Interview: Kevin Garrett on Canadian fans, ‘Hoax’ and writing for Beyoncé

(By: Angela McLean) No ‘hoax’ here — Kevin Garrett is the real deal. The indie pop singer-songwriter may not be a household name (yet), but his work speaks volumes. Garrett’s debut 2015 EP ‘Mellow Drama’ introduced the world to a soft-spoken artist with a lot to say through his music. Another EP, ‘False Hope,’ and several singles later, he shared his eagerly anticipated debut LP … Continue reading Interview: Kevin Garrett on Canadian fans, ‘Hoax’ and writing for Beyoncé

Review: Greyson Chance was “Good as Gold” in Toronto

(By: Angela McLean) Greyson Chance has all the makings of a star – an extensive discography, refined sound, creative vision, and dedication to his craft. This weekend (March 2 and 3) at The Drake Underground in Toronto, Chance rounded out his star talents by proving his live show is worth the watch. “Last year I was in college and now I’m out here playing shows … Continue reading Review: Greyson Chance was “Good as Gold” in Toronto

In Photos: iHeartRadio Fanfest at REBEL during Canadian Music Week 2018

(By: Angela McLean) While Canadian Music Week serves as a launch pad for many emerging artists, it also provides opportunities for fans to see their favourite local and international talents share a stage. iHeartRadio’s second annual Fanfest event at REBEL on May 11 was the perfect showcase of homegrown talents who have made it big and their stateside friends who keep coming back for more. … Continue reading In Photos: iHeartRadio Fanfest at REBEL during Canadian Music Week 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Yoke Lore talks headlining tour and ‘Goodpain’ EP

(By: Angela McLean) The human experience is at the heart of everything Adrian Galvin does. Better known by his stake moniker Yoke Lore, Galvin is, above all, interested in stories about people and their relationships with the world and everything in it. The result is soul-driven, indie pop that’s won the hearts of touring partners like Overcoats and Elliot Moss, streaming platforms like Spotify that … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Yoke Lore talks headlining tour and ‘Goodpain’ EP

Rams take on Gold Rush Weekend at Ryerson

(By: Libaan Osman) The Ryerson Rams basketball teams had their hands full during the highly anticipated Gold Rush Weekend (Jan. 26-27) with visits from the Ottawa Gee-Gees and the Carleton Ravens on Coca Cola Court at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Ryerson’s women’s basketball team commenced the weekend with a matchup against the Gee-Gees on Friday night. It was a back-and-forth affair for three quarters that … Continue reading Rams take on Gold Rush Weekend at Ryerson

Riverdale gets pop-up treatment at Toronto diner

(By: Jasmine Bala) Netflix has been transforming restaurants across the country into Pop’s Chock’lit Shoppe, a diner from the hit series Riverdale, in celebration of the show’s season two premiere yesterday. Fran’s College Street location was the first to transform in Toronto. With the waiters dressed in full Pop’s diner uniform (complete with red bowties) and the big lit-up Pop’s Chock’lit Shoppe sign inside, it … Continue reading Riverdale gets pop-up treatment at Toronto diner

TOM* 2017 in Photos: “Life is a Runway”

(By: Jessica Tucciarone) Toronto Men’s Fashion Week (TOM*) gives established and emerging men’s fashion designers the opportunity to showcase their collections in our vibrant city. With this year’s theme being ‘Life is a Runway,’ the collections ranged from high fashion to pieces that the everyday working man might wear. The growing debate about sustainability in the fashion community was certainly reflected in collections and events … Continue reading TOM* 2017 in Photos: “Life is a Runway”

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