Tag Archives: Toronto

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

July 27

Bata Shoe Museum Toronto Reopening (Jul. 15, 2020)

by Sally Warburton The reopening of Toronto is exciting… and July 15th was the first day for the Bata Shoe Museum at 327 Bloor Street West, Toronto. One of Toronto’s favourite museums, the Bata Shoe Museum is in a beautiful airy building. To respect the physical distancing rules, signs are located on the floors along […]

July 20

Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum Re-Opening

by Sally Warburton On a really hot day in Toronto the news of the ROM reopening was for more than just the awesome air conditioning! Yes, this wonderful touristic site is refreshing and airy. For so many Torontonians and others in Ontario going to the ROM is a nice change of pace from isolating at […]

June 14

Toronto Alt-Folk Americana-Rockers LambLion Release New Single “Only The Brave”

Canadian duo LambLion step out in front with the release of their prophetic new single, “Only The Brave” — available now! Circling the topics of life, death and redemption, “Only The Brave” comes alive with husband-and-wife duo — and esteemed musicians in their own right — Oliver and Danka Pigott and their signature enigmatic mix […]

June 10

Tortured Soul & Toronto’s Lisa Shaw Release NEW Track “I Wish You Were Here”

Tortured Soul have broken free from the DJ booth once again to bring their 100% live modern, deep, soulful house music collective’s signature sound to a new track, “I Wish You Were Here” featuring top Toronto-talent and scene mainstay Lisa Shaw — available now! Likened to “The Roots of house music,” the electrifyingly dynamic co-op […]

May 25

Toronto Pop Artist Ashley Lyn Gets Candid & Direct About Love & Career in Newest Track “I Want It 2”

The Toronto-based Jamaican-Chinese pop powerhouse is all-business, remiss to hold back in song (this one lands as a sultry, attitude-packed track and visual about curving dudes on her quest for true love), and her career (the track’s backstory serves as a manifesto of sorts — read on). “I wrote ‘I Want It 2’ in a Starbucks […]

April 28

It’s Self Quarantine, Rock ’n Roll-style with Spin Doctor’s Toronto-Based ERIC SCHENKMAN’s “Locked In The House All Day”

When Spin Doctors mega music man Eric Schenkman penned his newest single “Locked In The House All Day” for his latest solo album Who Shot John?, little did he know it’d become the shared experience for so many of us. Little did any of us, really. “I’ve been hunkered down in Toronto, not working live — […]

April 11

Toronto-based Pop Singer/Songwriter JADYN LAMB Is Better Off As “Friends” in New Single

Canadian alt pop singer/songwriter Jadyn Lamb is all about lessons learned when it comes to relationship dynamics in her newest single, “Friends” — available now! “I dug deep when writing this one,” the Toronto-area artist says, looking back. “This is everything I wanted to say when I was younger, but kept inside.” It all comes […]

April 09

Toronto Folk Singer/Songwriter RAINA KRANGLE’s New Single “My Beautiful Dear” Is Straight From a Dream

“My Beautiful Dear” is the First Single off New Album, Headbangers — A Musical Recovery From Mild Traumatic Brain Injury The track was recently selected as a finalist in the 2020 Blues & Roots Radio’s International Song Contest, and is the premiere single off her forthcoming album, Headbangers – A Musical Recovery From Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. […]

March 30

From the Straits to the Stage: Toronto Poor Boy is “Stronger Now”

Canadian Hip Hop Artist Releases New Single With 2020’s New Energy Front & Center Canadian hip hop artist Toronto Poor Boy is back with a new single, still inspiring listeners and calling on his complex past with a fire new track, “Stronger Now” — available now. “It’s a message that’s very personal to me,” the […]