Charity

Charity

March 4, 2020
by External Source

Created to mark International Women’s Day, the Initiative supports 15 international organizations working to improve human rights and opportunities for women and girls. It will impact more than 1 million women and girls at risk.

Facebook band page photo
February 28, 2020
by Aaron Brophy

Influential 1980s new wave band Chalk Circle is playing a reunion concert to raise money for the Rethink Breast Cancer organization.

McGarrigles website photo
February 20, 2020
by Aaron Brophy

A grant program has been set up in name of late Canadian music legend Kate McGarrigle to help support cancer patients and cancer survivors pursue m

Heather Wright, Jon Box's wife, at his celebration of life, Feb. 8, at the Opera House — photo credit: Stephanie Montani.
February 13, 2020
by Karen Bliss

A concert and silent auction to celebrate the life of music industry veteran Jon Box raised more than $30,000 from ticket sales and a silent auctio

Bella (centre) at her 9th bake sale. Pic provided.
February 6, 2020
by Nick Krewen

Fifteen-year-old Bella Black is not only making a difference: she’s baking a difference.

Band shot via Instagram
January 30, 2020
by Aaron Brophy

Prolific Australian rock band King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard has released three live albums to help support three different organizations pro

(L to R): Sally Lee, Marc Cremonese and Karen Letofsky discus mental health for artists after the Mystify screening — photo credit: Karen Bliss.
January 23, 2020
by Karen Bliss

Canadian indie label Royal Mountain Records, whose roster includes Alvvays, PUP, Mac DeMarco, Metz and US Girls, stepped up last year to give the m

Beverly Kreller, founder of Speak Music Be Kind Festival — photo credit: Malu Baumgarten.
January 17, 2020
by Karen Bliss

Long-time publicist and Hotcha!

Mary & Thomas Beck. Photo supplied
January 9, 2020
by Nick Krewen

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra recently received the largest single private donation in its 97-year history. The estate of H.

Erin McDonald and Kat Rose of The Karma Box Co. with the Winter Box — photo credit: Laura Wickware.
January 3, 2020
by Karen Bliss

Erin McDonald and Kat Rose are on a roll now with The Karma Box Co., a Canadian lifestyle subscription box

December 20, 2019
by Karen Bliss

He’s not in a barbershop quartet but Toronto singer Sage Harris has opened Saturday Life Barber Shop with his friend and head barber Akram Bekri.

Indie88 staff receiving Babsocks — photo provided
December 12, 2019
by Aaron Brophy

While the debate is still ongoing as to whether the firing of high-profile hockey coach Mike Babcock by the Toronto Maple Leafs was a good thing,,