Category Archives: Showcase

January 20

Open Mind program with Nina Kraus, PhD, author of the groundbreaking new book, OF SOUND MIND: How Our Brain Constructs a Meaningful Sonic World. 

Monday, February 7–5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST Registration is required for this free live private Zoom event. Please join The Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for a fascinating Open Mind program with Nina Kraus, PhD, author of the groundbreaking new book, OF SOUND MIND: How […]

January 20

Annapolis, MD Spellbinding Rocker DRACULA JACKSON Wants To Be Together with “Apart”

Watch “Apart (Official)” via YouTube Here There’s no better time to want to be Together than when you feel “Apart,” which is why the lead single off the brand new album from Dracula Jackson couldn’t have landed at a better point in human history, when both feelings are churning inside of each of us simultaneously. […]

January 20

Jay Feelbender drops single #3 – BIG GAME – Feb. 18

FEELING ITJay Feelbender’s break-out EP, ENTER THE MIRROR  and new single, BIG GAME reflects on his life Single and Video Drops February 18, 2022 Jay Feelbender – Photo by: Movsar Asuev   @neatmeet BIG GAME video, directed by Ingrid Veninger, The artistic gene is an unpredictable thing. As a child, alt-pop artist Jay Feelbender looked like a future […]

January 20

Swedish Pop Outfit The Magnettes Have Created a “Monster”

Watch “Monster (Official)” via YouTube Here Swedish pop outfit The Magnettes have created a “Monster” with the unleashing of their certifiable electro banger of a new single — available now! With an 80s flair, mangled with a Dragonette-vibe, a rushing dance party pounds out of your speakers with experimental pop, exciting instrumentation, and a marching […]

January 20

BEST YOUNG WOMAN JOB BOOK by Emma Healey

A witty, soulful memoir about trying to make a living under the burden of unwelcome truths. Emma Healey just wants to be a writer. As a teenager, she is introduced by her actor/playwright mother to the role of “standardized patient,” performing illness as a living training dummy for medical students. In university, she joins a […]

January 19

The Mexican Feature FAUNA by Nicolás Pereda  Is the Winner of the Cinema Tropical Award for Best Film

Cinema Tropical Awards: Mexico’s FAUNA by Nicolás Pereda Named Best Latin American Film of the Year Other Winners Announced this Evening:Madiano Marcheti, MADALENA (Brazil) for Best Director;ALL THE LIGHT WE CAN SEE (Mexico) for Best First Film;THE CALM AFTER THE STORM (Colombia) andSPLINTERS (Argentina) for Best Documentary (tie);and LANDFALL and THROUGH THE NIGHTfor Best U.S. Latinx […]

January 19

Toronto Film Critics Association  Announces 2021 Award Winners

Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Drive My Car wins Best Picture, Best International Film and Best Screenplay Double acting awards and Best First Feature for Maggie Gyllenhaal’s The Lost Daughter Beans, Night Raiders and Scarborough compete for Rogers Best Canadian Film Award and $100,000 prize Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Drive My Car took three top awards from the Toronto Film Critics Association (TFCA), while Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut The Lost Daughter was […]

January 18

Ottawa-Based Nigerian Rapper BANGGZ Stands Out From The Crowd With Bombastic “Who’s Gassing Who?”

Watch “Who’s Gassing Who? (Official)” via YouTube Here With the release of his newest song, “Who’s Gassing Who?,” Ottawa-based Nigerian rapper Banggz commands the spotlight in a constantly expanding catalog full of pop rappers echoing mainstream tropes. Banggz sounds like a seasoned vocalist in his newest single, hinting at this musician’s expertise when it comes […]

January 18

Vancouver-Based Singer-Songwriter Sarah Tolle Voices Empathy to Those with Mental Illness in Piano-Driven New Pop Single, “Fight For You”

Fighting for one’s mental health can be a lonely endeavor; one made much easier when you have at least one person in your corner. Vancouver-based singer-songwriter Sarah Tolle gives voice to that fight through the perspective of a loved one or a friend in her cascading new single, “Fight For You” — available now. A […]

January 17

Florida’s Smooth/Easy Listening Singer/Songwriter Derek Helm Laments Lost Love & Times Gone By with “Gone to the Sea”

Watch “Gone to the Sea (Official)” via YouTube Here Universally, lost love is a difficult thing to come to terms with, but singer/songwriter Derek Helm is making it a little bit easier with the release of his beachy, sun-soaked new single, “Gone to the Sea” — available now! Starring a plugged-in acoustic guitar, ukulele, and […]

January 16

Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductee Shirley Eikhard Says “Anything Is Possible” with Release of New Single

Song is Latest to Land from Recent LP, On My Way To You Legendary singer/songwriter Shirley Eikhard is on her way back to the top with her latest drop, On My Way To You, and its new single, “Anything Is Possible” — available now!  The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame alumni is sharing her talents […]

January 15

LA LISTE: EVERYTHING OR NOTHING

ABOUT LA LISTE: EVERYTHING OR NOTHING Big mountain skiers, and close friends, Jérémie Heitz and Sam Anthamatten, find beauty and display grace in the dangerous world of free-skiing. Follow them as they set off around the world to find the most awe-dropping, high-altitude peaks and mountain ranges that exceed 6000 metres, and do what they do […]

January 15

LAST OF THE RIGHT WHALES OPENS IN THEATRES ON JANUARY 23

North Atlantic right whales are dying faster than they can reproduce.  With just over 330 remaining, these great whales rarely die of natural causes. Instead they are run over by ships or suffer lethal injuries from fishing gear. If we don’t stop killing them, in 20 years they could be extinct. Last of the Right Whales […]

January 14

Dallas-Born, Houston, TX-Based High Energy Soul-Funk Electro Outfit ISHI Strikes ‘Sweet Gold’ with Newly Minted LP

Watch “Fly Away (Official)” via YouTube Here If you’re feeling funky, high-energy soul-funk electro outfit Ishi has a Sweet Gold mine of tracks ready and waiting to get your groove on. Available now, the U.S.-based artist’s third full length album Sweet Gold, featuring track “Pro’s & Con’s” with Nia Brock, has landed — and not […]

January 14

Singer/Songwriter Kelly Besd Tackles Inequality With Call To Action & Open Arms in Hard-Hitting Track, “Dreamin’” — Available Now

Featuring Artists Jackie Art & K-Riz, Song is Latest to Land from Shining Debut Album, Back To Me Watch “Dreamin’ (Official)” via YouTube Here As we look ahead to 2022 and the tumultuous journey the world is embarking on for the nth time in history, it’s words of encouragement from activists, free thinkers, and musicians like Canadian […]