Monday, March 4, 2024

Fashion

Theatre Closure: Opera Lyra Ottawa Ceases Operations

Another day, another not-for-profit arts organization shutting its doors because of accumulated debts, inflated operating costs, and dwindling audiences. Opera Lyra Ottawa brought culture...

Your Election Toolkit – Focus on the Arts

It is lead up week to the Federal Election in Canada on May 2 and as usual the arts in Canada remain a largely...

Mezzosoprano Frederica Von Stade On Her Glorious Career

For your viewing pleasure, the lovely Frederica Von Stade talking about her life, her career, and the glamour of working at the Met Opera....

Marketing

Opera For All Voices (Call for proposals)

One of the biggest issues opera companies face today is how to connect to today’s audiences. Opera has a very long and elaborate history...

They’re Alive! Live Footage of Super Villains

Ready to hear what Against the Grain's Super Villains have to offer? Read the Super Villains post, sit back with a cold Steam Whistle,...

Interview with Bass-Baritone Mark S. Doss, pt 1 of 3

After months of work, I'm finally ready to reveal the latest addition to Art Life and Stilettos. I will be featuring video interviews and...

Lifestyle

Ten things to do in Toronto this weekend: November 18 to 20

PSYCHO Alfred Hitchcock's heartwarming story of a boy and his mother is one of the most legendary shockers of all time. Screening is part of...

7 Artists Illustrate Couture for Vogue

Stunning drawings from the classic world of fashion illustration.

8 1/2 plus 4 Oscar Winners = NINE

There are no words for how amazing Federico Fellini's original 1963 film "8 1/2" is. It's the story of a film director (Marcello Mastroianni)...

Women

8 (Opera and Classical) Things to Do: October

  1. Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Canadian Opera Company: Free Lunchtime Concert The Best of Rossini Artists of the COC Ensemble Studio VOCAL SERIES Artists of the COC Ensemble Studio...

Creatives in Toronto: October Events

Here is my round-up of events, opportunities, workshops and performances that may be of interest to the Creatives in Toronto community. Interested in finding...

Sweeping Beauty

Here is the beautiful, airy photo spread by Karl Lagerfeld of model Candice Swanepoel, for Harper’s Bazaar Korea, December 2011. Photo credit: Karl Lagerfeld for Harper’s...