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Courtesy of Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, photo: Hans van der Woerd
On Saturday, September 6th the town of Collingwood became the epicentre of arts and culture in the Georgian Triangle. Click to find out more and to see photos from our launch party.
An opera company in Australia will be able to keep its sponsor and program Bizet’s Carmen.
An exhibition opens this weekend in California showing works of an ancient race from China that left no other clues to its origins. The works of the Sanxingdui were discovered in the Eighties in China’s Sichuan province. Their story is shrouded in mystery. They...Read more
At this week’s Women’s International Film Festival in St. John’s – 14 leaders of women’s media organizations and unions gathered – to say that big budget film and tv productions are still overwhelmingly dominated by men.Read more
The Broadway producers of Hedwig and the Angry Inch are going back to television to cast the title role in the musical. Michael C. Hall takes over the role of the transgendered rock singer beginning tonight. The star of Dexter and Six Feet Under replaces Tony-winner...Read more
There’s a report that the Shaw Festival is going to buy a property on the Niagara River to build two new theatres.Read more
An opera company in Australia will be able to keep its sponsor and program Bizet’s Carmen.Read more
For many of us, it’s reserved as an occasional treat or a way to heal an injury. Now there’s evidence that massage therapy can help ease sore muscles and improve blood flow for people who are active as well as for those who do not exercise. Researchers found those...Read more
How does a parent deal with the death of a child? Rudderless, the name of William H. Macy’s first directorial effort as well as the band that begins to rise to recognition in the film, is truly about the emotion that fills its lead character, Sam, as he deals with his personal grief. The film features a brilliant performance by Billy Crudup as Sam, a man who has lost his path after his son dies in a campus mass slaying.Read more
It’s a surprise to see a tough Second World War battlefield film like Fury pop up in mainstream cinemas, starring Brad Pitt of all people. Zoomers will fondly recall a time when movie theatres regularly showed big budget World War Two films but that era has long since passed.Read more
Jean-Luc Godard’s career is one of the most problematic in film history. Having scaled the heights of critical and audience acclaim with his debut feature Breathless in 1960, Godard became one of the most recognized filmmakers of the Sixties.Read more
Xavier Dolan, director and script Starring: Anne Dorval (Diane “Die” Despres), Antoine-Olivier Pilon (Steve Despres), Suzanne Clement (Kyla), Alexandre Goyette (Patrick), Patrick Huard (Paul Beliveau) Xavier Dolan drives me crazy. I’m a huge supporter of Canadian...Read more
We’re living in a time of degrading entertainment shows that manufacture celebrities out of those unfortunate enough to have their private lives exposed to the media. At least in America, the recession of 2008 hit hard and it’s no surprise that a lowlife hangout in Gone Girl is set in a decaying abandoned shopping mall.Read more
Directors Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard clearly had more than Cave’s cooperation in making 20,000 Days on Earth; he’s an active participant in this unique “day in the life” of an iconic rock star.Read more
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra joined us for a performance on Tuesday May 14th, 2014 at the Zoomerplex. Lead by Music Director, Jeanne Lamon, the programme included pieces by Handel, Vivaldi, Purcell, Lully and Bach. Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra has seventeen permanent...Read more
Allyson McHardy joined us for an enchanting performance on Friday May 23rd, 2014 at the...Read more
Stellar soprano Sondra Radvanovsky joined us for a breathtaking live performance on Thursday May 1st, 2014 at the ZoomerPlex. Sondra’s voice is unconventional in that it is both dark and brilliant, her unique capture of these two otherwise combating vocal...Read more
Sensational young pianist Leonard Gilbert joined us for a spectacular performance on Monday April 28th, 2014 LIVE from the ZoomerPlex. Born 1990 in Toronto, Canada, Leonard Gilbert is renowned for his sensitive touch, insightful playing as well as technical command....Read more
Sultans of String perform live from The ZoomerPlex on April 24th, 2014 as part of The New Classical FM Concert...Read more
American classical violinist Sarah Chang shared an incredible performance with us on Monday March 24th, 2014 live from the ZoomerPlex. Her performance was so well attended that the New Radio Concert Hall was ‘standing room only’. Sarah Chang performed...Read more