PopMatters begins daily coverage of the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, this last major festival before awards season.
As the flagship location, Riot Fest Chicago's lineup reigns supreme in quantity and quality.
The completely free Afropunk Festival celebrates "rock and rebellion" with acts like Das Racist, Toro Y Moi, Janelle Monáe and Erykah Badu.
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POPMATTERS SPONSOR: Francicso Y Madero and Gemini Club show what it means to "Do Your Thing". Electro dance pop and Latin-tinged experimentalism went down easy at the Double Door.
Electric Zoo, New York's Electronic Music Festival, returns to Randall's Island for its fourth year, with bigger after-parties in Midtown.
The Tallest Man on Earth does his best to play to the rafters at a sold out show in the nation's capital.
One of Mr. Waters’ talents is how he can bring out the deviant aspects in just about anything.
The Stone only accommodates an audience of about 60. But when Laurie Anderson performed with pianist Geri Allen, each would have rather been nowhere else.
Airing on Comedy Central this week, StePhest Colbchella '012: RocktAugustFest featured four bands and managed to dodge the rain but production difficulties kept people aboard the USS Intrepid late.