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Why I love Janet Jackson & why some performing artists thrive while others spend years struggling to breakthrough

By |2019-11-15T21:58:07+00:00November 15th, 2019|Coaching, Podcast|

Why I love Janet Jackson & why some performing artists thrive while others spend years struggling to breakthrough Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast Episode 031 Today's episode is about why do some performing artists thrive while others spend years struggling to breakthrough. I've worked with hundreds of performing artists and [...]

Global Superstar Akon on Releasing 4 Albums & Why Women Should Run the World

By |2019-11-03T23:16:46+00:00October 31st, 2019|Musicians, Podcast|

Today we have global superstar Akon. The American born Senegalese artist has sold over 35 Million albums worldwide, received 5 Grammy Nominations and collaborated with an array of A-list artists from many genres including Lady GaGa, Eminem, Gwen Stefani, Daddy Yankee, Lil’ Wayne, Michael Jackson, Snoop Dogg and many more. [...]

Bif Naked Canada’s Punk Rock Queen

By |2019-10-27T17:17:16+00:00October 24th, 2019|Musicians, Podcast|

I am so excited for today’s guest, Canada’s Punk Rock Queen Bif Naked! I have been a fan of hers since her 1996 self-titled debut album and the follow up I Bificus with the hits “Daddy’s Getting Married,” “Spaceman” and “Moment of Weakness.” In 2001 her album Purge produced by [...]

The Flyer Vault: 150 Years of Toronto Concert History Is A Stunning Time Capsule of Toronto’s Most Iconic Concert Moments

By |2019-10-20T21:41:31+00:00October 20th, 2019|BLOG, News|

The Flyer Vault: 150 Years of Toronto Concert History Features Foreword by Geddy Lee, Brings Mass-Followed Instagram Account to Life A visual tour de force showcasing Toronto's vast concert history. Duke Ellington. Johnny Cash. David Bowie. Nirvana. Bob Marley. Wu-Tang Clan. Daft Punk. These are just some of the legendary [...]

The Awesome Music Project Canada: Songs of Hope & Happiness

By |2019-10-20T21:49:44+00:00October 20th, 2019|BLOG, News|

THE AWESOME MUSIC PROJECT CANADA EXPLORES THE HEALING POWER OF MUSIC All proceeds from The Awesome Music Project Campaign will go to music and mental health research initiatives. The Awesome Music Project Canada: Songs of Hope and Happiness by authors Robert Carli and Terry Stuart brings you behind-the-scenes glimpses into [...]

Christopher Leacock aka Jillionaire on Music & Technology

By |2019-10-17T19:47:33+00:00October 17th, 2019|Musicians, Podcast|

Today we have Christopher Leacock aka Jillionaire who staying true to his Trinidadian roots, fuses original Caribbean rhythms of soca with dancehall beats. Along with Diplo and Walshy Fire, he was a member of the electronic music group Major Lazer until this past June when he left the group to [...]

TSO’S INNOVATIVE EXPLORE THE SCORE RETURNS FOR THE SECOND EDITION WITH WORKS BY RISING CANADIAN COMPOSERS

By |2019-10-16T20:10:07+00:00October 16th, 2019|BLOG, News|

Open to the public, the orchestral composition reading session takes place on November 30 at Roy Thomson Hall The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) will once again open its doors to the public for the second edition of Explore the Score, showcasing compositions from four Canadian artists. Presented in collaboration with the Canadian Music Centre [...]

Broadway & Symphony Star Capathia Jenkins

By |2019-10-13T20:31:36+00:00October 9th, 2019|Actors, Musicians, Podcast|

Broadway and Symphony Star Capathia Jenkins. I love this line from her bio that says “This woman who grappling with two dueling passions each with a strong grip: acting and music, yet she refuses to pick one because they both represent her soul. Capathia approaches a song the same way [...]

Digital Reach – A New Initiative to Use Technology to Reach New Audiences

By |2019-10-06T21:08:25+00:00October 6th, 2019|BLOG, News|

Barry Hughson, Executive Director of The National Ballet of Canada, announced the launch of Digital Reach, an exciting, multi-organization project to examine how the arts and culture sector can use screen technologies to reach new and existing audiences. #DigitalReach Following the launch of Digital Stage, a project between the National [...]

Rendezvous With Madness Festival 2019 Announces Multidisciplinary Line-up

By |2019-10-06T20:58:00+00:00October 6th, 2019|BLOG, News|

RENDEZVOUS WITH MADNESS FESTIVAL 2019 ANNOUNCES MULTIDISCIPLINARY LINE-UP OF FEATURE & SHORT FILM PROGRAMS, THEATRE, VISUAL ART & COMEDY CASTING LIGHT ON MADNESS, MENTAL HEALTH, & ADDICTION AUDIENCES INVITED TO #GETMAD FESTIVAL OPENS ON WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY WITH A SCREENING OF THE NFB DOCUMENTARY CONVICTION SPOTLIGHTING THE GROWING POPULATION [...]