Just two years into teenagehood and The GATE is already throwing summer parties. Watch out, parents.
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Tonight, at The Great Hall (1087 Queen Street West) in Toronto, The GATE celebrates 14 years of entertainment adventures with a special free concert featuring bands Young Rival and Rival Boys.
Things that have great meaning to you–be it personally or professionally (or both)–tend to show themselves at the time in a very humble and quiet way. It is through the passage of time, looking back, we can then see the full meaning and the full import of something that seemed a casual occurrence at the time. Such can be said of the ten solid years I have been working with Andrew Powell (creator and Editor-in-Chief) and The GATE.
On June 26, The GATE is thrilled to present our 14th Anniversary Concert at The Great Hall in Toronto, featuring headliners Young Rival, with Rival Boys opening the show. You might also call it the Rival showcase, but either way doors open at 7:30 PM, with Rival Boys taking the stage at 8:00 PM.
The last couple of days have been a little surreal thanks to the fact that I ended up breaking news after an interview at Fan Expo where Todd McFarlane chatted about the fact that he was still planning a Spawn movie reboot, and the script was due by the end of this year.
Once upon a time, I started this site as an outlet for my interests in music, and later on, I started covering movies, television, gaming, and travel. While that beginning doesn’t feel all that long ago (in some ways), this November the site will celebrate its 13th year, and if the first couple of months are any indication, it’s going to be a very good year.
The GATE is now accepting applications from writers and photographers looking for volunteer experience covering entertainment stories–including film, television, gaming, music, literature, and live theatre–between June and September 2012.
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