Browsing the "Events" Category

Istolethesoul FM signal-boosts women artists in Toronto

Istolethesoul FM @ International Women’s Day The choice is always yours — you can tune into Istolethesoul FM from home or you can join the buzz of the live broadcast on location. For the International Women’s Day marathon broadcast, DOPE HAUS editor Chanel Klein hopped on the streetcar to DAIS on 1196 Queen St West to join the action. As [...]

March 13, 2018 Events, Featured, Show Recaps 0

How to DJ: Intersessions teaches Toronto’s next wave of selectors

INTERSESSIONS: TORONTO (PHOTOS) The music workshop series known as Intersessions was created for people who are often excluded and underrepresented in the old boys club of DJing and producing electronic music. Created by co-founders Chippy Nonstop and Rhi Blossom, the workshop has spread to different cities across Canada and beyond. After a panel discussion with the [...]

March 11, 2018 Events, Featured, Show Recaps 0

First timer’s guide to SXSW from Odario Williams

FIRST TIME AT SXSW? SXSW transforms Austin into a Texan “Mardi Gras” in the middle of Saint Patrick’s Day and Spring Break. Live music can be found in every corner of the city. The promise of opportunity draws artists from all corners of the world for a chance to be discovered at this mega film, tech [...]

February 14, 2018 Events, Features, Festival News, Festival Recaps, Interviews, News 0

Lost in S O U N D: Toronto’s best kept secret

LOST IN S O U N D The walls of 187 Augusta gallery are sweating at 9:00PM on a Wednesday. The space is packed with an intimate crowd of about 30 people that vibed like a pack of good friends blowing off steam on a weekday night. The floor was slick with melted slush and salt from [...]

February 13, 2018 Events, Featured, Features, Show Recaps 0

Hotbox: snaps from Shambhala’s 20th anniversary

Shambhala 2017 – PHOTOS Shambhala’s 20th anniversary was a turbulent rollercoaster of highs and lows thanks to the threat of a possible forest fire evacuation. A miracle rain shower kept the festival open on the final day despite all odds. DOPE HAUS press correspondent Sophia Sengsuriya captured these special moments from Shambhala. Catch the entire album at the bottom of [...]

August 25, 2017 Events, Featured, Festival Recaps 1

Pride is for Everyone: Alternative Pride in alternative spaces

Alternative Pride in Alternative Spaces Artist collective Vancouver Art and Leisure (VAL) makes a triumphant return to the underground nightlife scene after being pushed out of their former location. VAL rented a 10,000 square foot warehouse space known as “The Villa” on Railway Street to host their marathon of Pride programming and events known as the “Alternative Pride [...]

August 21, 2017 Events, Featured, Festival Recaps, Show Recaps 0

Center of Gravity: the good, the bad and the drunk

Center of Gravity 2017 attendee interviews Center of Gravity is an action packed fist pumping festival of the bros that happens annually on Kelowna’s prime beach front. The 2017 iteration of the festival boasted headliners like Snoop Dogg along with motocross zones, beach volley ball and basketball. This mainstream festival has a reputation for alcohol induced debauchery caused [...]

August 6, 2017 Events, Festival Recaps 0

A weekend at #CoGFest 2017

Center of Gravity 2017 – PHOTOS Ashley G. Jones of A Zebrah Project captured several moments at Center of Gravity music festival in Kelowna, BC Canada. Check out headliners Snoop Dogg, Lil Dicky, Schoolboy Q, marshmello, Ephwurd, Skiitour and more! [...]

August 6, 2017 Featured, Festival Recaps 2

Candid snaps from Electric Love Music Festival

#ELF2017 PHOTOS Electric Love music festival is a special kind of event. It isn’t a giant mega festival but it ain’t no tent in the bush either. DOPE HAUS editor Chanel Klein drove to Cheam Fishing Village in Agassiz, BC Canada to check out the last day of the festival. Photos by Chanel Klein on behalf [...]

August 3, 2017 Events, Featured, Festival Recaps 2

Top Hip Hop Treasures at Sled Island

Guaranteed you won’t recognize most names on the Sled Island lineup — that’s the festival’s strongest feature. Calgary’s Sled Island festival is filled with hidden treasures to add to your playlist. DOPE HAUS editor Chanel Klein spent a weekend in Calgary digging up the top hip hop talents of Sled Island 2017. WASIU “Can you guess where I’m [...]

June 27, 2017 Events, Featured, Festival Recaps 3