November 20

OPERA ATELIER ANNOUNCES NEW LIVESTREAM DATE FOR MUCH ANTICIPATED WORLD PREMIERE OF – SOMETHING RICH & STRANGE –

Originally postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions, groundbreaking new production makes its world premiere just in time for the holiday season Opera Atelier proudly announces the new livestream date of the highly anticipated world premiere of Something Rich & Strange, based on the famous quote from Shakespeare’s The Tempest and featuring some of Canada’s finest artists, […]

October 20

Schomberg, Ontario’s Pop/Jazz Artist CYTHNIA TAURO Explores New Ground, Starting With Release of “You Know Me”

“You Know Me,” says Schomberg, Ontario-based pop/jazz artist Cynthia Tauro with the release of her newly minted single — available now! “This song is about those people who truly know you,” Tauro says, getting to the heart of the matter. “It’s about those people where there is no need to be anyone but yourself around […]

October 20

Jazz-Pop Singer-Songwriter Laura Fernandez Says It’s Okay, Alright with Moving New Album

Canadian singer/songwriter, pianist, producer, artist, and JazzFM radio producer/host Laura Fernandez says it’s Okay, Alright in this, her stunning new album of deeply intimate lyrical sojourns — available now. Blending pop, jazz and classical influences throughout the vibrant collection, Okay, Alright navigates Fernandez’s varied styles and grooves through an expert rhythm section, string accompaniment, guitar, trumpet, and mandolin — […]

October 16

MAYNE CHAMPAGNE New Single “Joanna”

From Jail To The Top Of The Charts, MAYNE CHAMPAGNE Releases New Single and Video For “Joanna” Jermaine Lawrence describes himself as an anomaly: an R&B artist as Mayne Champagne and producer then-known as Jimmy Jump or Jump with GRAMMY and Platinum-selling artist co-works to his credit, including placement on Drake’s sophomore mixtape Comeback Season, […]

October 16

CMAOntario Awards – Oct 4, 2020

by Wayne Baggs Why would you drive to London’s Western Fairgrounds in the rain on a Sunday night? To watch live music with an actual stage, real lighting, real sound, and real people playing. A historical event. It’s the world’s first live drive-in-awards show! The “Country Music Association of Ontario” or the “CMAO” awards show. The CMAOntario […]

October 10

OPERA ATELIER’S REIMAGINED 35TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON OPENS WITH ‘SOMETHING RICH & STRANGE’

A brand new, fully-staged production livestreamedfrom Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre Opera Atelier proudly announces the launch of its 35th Anniversary with agroundbreaking new creation, Something Rich & Strange, based on the famous quote from Shakespeare’s The Tempest and featuring some of Canada’s finest artists, October 28, 2020 at 7pm. The fully-staged production will be livestreamed […]

October 05

INSIDE OUT LGBT FILM FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT RBC DRIVE-IN EVENT & DRAG PERFORMANCES – Oct. 1, 2020, Toronto

by Sally Warburton FILM SCREENING OF THE DAVID BOWIE-INSPIRED ‘STARDUST’ The film STARDUST takes place in 1971 where a 24 year old David Bowie (Johnny Flynn) embarks on his first road trip to America with Mercury Records publicist Ron Oberman (Marc Maron), only to be met with a world not yet ready for him. The […]

October 05

Marillion’s Couch Convention 2020

by Sally Warburton The long anticipated Couch Convention finally happened!  COVID-19 has caused lockdowns, cancellations and postponements of so many live concerts, the announcement from Lucy Jordache  – Marillion manager was very welcome! The ProgRock Marillion fans waited in anticipation all summer after it was announced in June.  September 4th – 6th had a full […]

September 21

Egyptian Mummies: Ancient Lives. New Discoveries Opens Sep. 19 at the ROM

photography by A.J. Lam On September 19, 2020, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) invites visitors to journey back in time for a rare and in-depth look at what life was like on the Nile 3,000 years ago. Egyptian Mummies: Ancient Lives. New Discoveries is a rigorous scientific exploration, using advanced CT scanning techniques, 3D images, over […]

September 19

The Cloth that Changed the World opens at the ROM on Sep. 12, 2020

photography by Sally Warburton Visitors are invited to ‘see history unfold’ through India’s painted and printed cottons in a dramatic, exclusive ROM Original exhibition For the first time in 50 years, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)’s world-renowned collection of Indian chintz will be presented to the public in a new original exhibition opening September 12, 2020. The Cloth that Changed […]

September 19

The 8th Annual Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAOntario) London, Ontario. Sunday, October 4, 2020, Presented by Slaight Music

August 24

BATA Shoe Museum – New Exhibit opened!

by Sally Warburton The BSM Exhibit we’ve been anxiously awaiting for has opened!   The Great Divide – Footwear in the Age of Enlightenment is a collection of shoes depicting the period of history from the 17th to end of the 18th century.  We see the power dynamics of the people at the time. Through the displays […]

August 19

McMichael Canadian Art Collection Opens its Doors

by Sally Warburton McMichael Canadian Art Collection Gallery is located on beautiful, forested land. Arriving you feel a sense of peacefulness and serenity which continues as you walk through the McMichael Galleries. Seen by visitors to Toronto and Canada, the gallery is now available for all the Toronto area ‘Staycationers’ during this Pandemic. It’s time […]

August 15

Legendary Canadian Band HONEYMOON SUITE Hit the Top 30 Rock Charts for the First Time in 19 Years

“Find What You’re Looking For” Latest Release Previewing New Album, Their First Since 2008 Johnnie Dee‎ and ‎Derry Grehan‎ available for Facetime, Zoom, Skype, Phoner and Email Interviews and Media Performances! 36 years on, that headline above makes the fact all the more impressive. Canadian classic rockers Honeymoon Suite hope you “Find What You’re Looking […]

August 12

OPERA ATELIER ANNOUNCES REIMAGINED 35TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON WITH – A SEASON OF VISIONS & DREAMS –

photography by Bruce Zinger 2020/21 Season Includes a New Creation, ‘Something Rich and Strange’, ‘Handel’s The Resurrection’, and a Collaboration with Angela Hewitt at Italy’s Trasimeno Festival in 2021 Opera Atelier proudly announces its new, reimagined 35th Anniversary Season with two fully-staged and livestreamed productions at Koerner Hall at the TELUS Centre for Performance and […]