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Comedy & Musical Improv Actor, Singer & Coach Jennifer Pielak

By |2020-05-23T16:59:41+00:00May 21st, 2020|Actors, Coaching, Podcast|

Jennifer Pielak is a performing artist and coach from Vancouver, Canada. She’s a multi-disciplinary performer with over 15 years of professional experience in comedy improv, musical theatre, musical improv, experimental/physical theatre, singing, voice acting, and TV/film/commercials. She has trained and performed at improv theatres and festivals across North America, founded [...]

Canada’s Homebody Music Festival Announces Artist Lineup for May Streams

By |2020-05-20T17:16:41+00:00May 20th, 2020|BLOG, News|

Francesco Yates, The Reklaws, Courage My Love, Allan Rayman Star in 6-Day Online Concert for Jack org, Unison Benevolent Fund & Meals to Heal Canada’s Homebody Music Festival Announces Artist Lineup for May Streams Hosted By & Featuring JUNO Awards Green Room Performer & CTV The Launch Finalist Ezra Jordan [...]

5 Questions With Pop Singer Songwriter Kendal Thompson

By |2020-05-06T20:05:29+00:00May 6th, 2020|5 Questions, BLOG|

Kendal Thompson is a singer and songwriter born in Alliston, Ontario, Canada. She began singing at the age of three making up songs as she went along. In her early teens, Kendal was shown a new light, being almost solely inspired by Lauryn Hill, began her journey of musical expression. [...]

5 Questions With Juno & Maple Blues Award Winner Steve Hill

By |2020-05-06T19:37:55+00:00May 6th, 2020|5 Questions, BLOG|

2015 JUNO AWARD WINNER FOR BLUES ALBUM OF THE YEAR, 2015 MAPLE BLUES AWARD WINNER FOR ELECTRIC ACT OF THE YEAR, GUITARIST OF THE YEAR, RECORDING/PRODUCER OF THE YEAR AND ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR When it comes to one-man bands, guitarist and singer extraordinaire Steve Hill has no limits. The [...]

The Road Hammers Jason McCoy on We Are 1 World Song for Covid-19

By |2020-05-03T21:31:10+00:00April 30th, 2020|Musicians, Podcast|

Today’s guest is Jason McCoy who with The Road Hammers has won 5 Canadian Country Music Awards, a JUNO award, and SOCAN Songwriter of the Year.  They are the best selling Canadian country band of all time. Before The Road Hammers, Jason was already a very successful solo artist winning [...]

5 Questions With Canadian Idol Winner Theo Tams

By |2020-04-26T19:44:19+00:00April 26th, 2020|5 Questions, BLOG|

Canadian singer/songwriter and pianist Theo Tams’ new video “The Last Song” shows the Canadian Idol winner as a character chameleon of sorts, all in the name of self-love and care. “The Last Song” is also the ‘last song’ on Tams’ third and most recent album release, 2018’s Call The Doctor. Reflective [...]

5 Questions With Canada’s Punk Rock Queen Bif Naked

By |2020-04-24T17:33:51+00:00April 24th, 2020|5 Questions, BLOG|

Bif Naked is a celebrated and notorious performer in music, TV, film, and dance, and a tireless advocate and Humanitarian. Orphaned in India, emancipated by punk rock, and empowered by surviving breast cancer, kidney failure, heart surgery, divorce, and surviving as a Woman in The Entertainment Industry for twenty-five years, [...]

JASON MCCOY ANNOUNCES THE WE ARE 1 WORLD PROJECT OF UNITY

By |2020-04-22T16:09:16+00:00April 22nd, 2020|BLOG, News|

One World. One Song. Your Voice. In the first phase of the newly developed We Are 1 World Project, renowned recording artist Jason McCoy announces the release of ‘We Are One’, a powerful message of hope, recorded by world-renowned musicians and singers in isolation from across the world. The COVID-19 virus started with [...]

5 Questions With UK Music Producer Chris Birkett

By |2020-04-15T14:56:46+00:00April 15th, 2020|5 Questions, BLOG|

5 Questions With UK Music Producer Chris Birkett Chris Birkett is a multi-talented, award-winning producer, singer/songwriter, composer, and sound engineer. His music collaborations with A-list artists like Sinead O’Connor, Alison Moyet, Dexys Midnight Runners, Talking Heads, The Pogues, Bob Geldof, Quincy Jones, Mel Brooks, Buffy Sainte-Marie, and Steve Earle have [...]

5 Questions With Canadian Music Hall of Famer Andy Kim

By |2020-03-30T00:04:29+00:00March 30th, 2020|5 Questions, BLOG|

5 Questions With Canadian Music Hall of Famer Andy Kim JUNO Award winner, Andy Kim got his start working at the iconic Brill Building in New York at a young age, where he went on to craft major hits including “Baby I Love You,” and “Sugar, Sugar.” Years later in [...]

Musicians, Actors, Dancers: Do You Have a Business or a Hobby?

By |2020-03-28T18:48:54+00:00March 28th, 2020|BLOG|

Musicians, actors, and dancers can easily “open their doors for business” without a firm business or marketing plan in place. Some may test the waters to see if they attract any fans or supporters and some start out doing their craft as a side gig while working their full-time job. [...]

The Enneagram & You with Gina Gomez

By |2020-03-27T15:40:37+00:00March 25th, 2020|Coaching, Podcast|

The Enneagram & You with Gina Gomez Today’s guest is the author of The Enneagram & You: Understand Your Personality Type and How it Can Transform Your Relationships, Gina Gomez. I am fascinated by personality type systems so it was great to learn from an expert on the enneagram. As [...]

5 Questions With … Country Turned Blues Artist Crystal Shawanda

By |2020-03-26T16:57:41+00:00March 23rd, 2020|5 Questions, BLOG|

Evoking the spirit and grit of Janis Joplin and the contemporary delivery of Beth Hart, Church House Blues showcases one of the most powerful new female voices in the Blues. Crystal Shawanda is an Indigenous musician, who grew up on the Wikwemikong reserve on an island in Ontario, Canada. Her [...]

Dora Award Winner Anisa Tejpar on DCD Dance Hall of Fame, Hit & Run Productions & the Rolling Stones

By |2020-03-14T18:57:23+00:00March 12th, 2020|Dancers, Podcast|

Dora Award Winner Anisa Tejpar on DCD Dance Hall of Fame, Hit & Run Productions & the Rolling Stones Dora Award-winner Anisa Tejpar is a graduate of Canada’s National Ballet School and is the Co-Artistic Director of Hit & Run Dance Productions. We had a fabulous conversation about the upcoming [...]

Arts Club Theatre Company presents EVERY BRILLIANT THING

By |2020-03-10T19:09:46+00:00March 10th, 2020|BLOG, News|

Arts Club Theatre Company presents EVERY BRILLIANT THING By Duncan Macmillan With Jonny Donahoe April 2–April 26, 2020 IN BRIEF The Arts Club presents Every Brilliant Thing, playing from April 2 to 26 at the Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre. Tickets from $29 at artsclub.com or the Arts [...]

Karen Kain Honoured With Toronto Street Naming

By |2020-03-10T18:22:51+00:00March 10th, 2020|BLOG, News|

Karen Kain Honoured With Toronto Street Naming Karen Kain Way Unveiling March 13, 2020  March 10, 2020 … Barry Hughson, Executive Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that the City of Toronto will commemorate Artistic Director Karen Kain’s 50th anniversary with the company and her invaluable contribution [...]

Crow’s Theatre celebrates 5th season at Streetcar Crowsnest with a bold and ambitious 2020-2021 season of dazzlingly theatrical and musical work

By |2020-03-10T18:06:50+00:00March 10th, 2020|BLOG, News|

Crow’s Theatre celebrates 5th season at Streetcar Crowsnest with a bold and ambitious 2020-2021 season of dazzlingly theatrical and musical work: plays celebrating the raw energy of youth, unlikely and inspiring disruptors, and explorations of identity and destiny  Season includes 20th-anniversary presentation of Kristen Thomson’s I, CLAUDIA; Pulitzer Prize-shortlisted DANCE NATION directed by Meg [...]

Jaymz Bee’s Caravan of Music ft. David Clayton Thomas & Friends

By |2020-03-05T18:57:14+00:00March 5th, 2020|BLOG, News|

Tickets On Sale Now! Jaymz Bee's Caravan of Music ft. David Clayton Thomas & Friends To benefit Unison Benevolent Fund Date: Tuesday April 14th, 2020 Location: Old Mill Toronto Purchase Tickets! Every year broadcaster-producer-empresario Jaymz Bee celebrates his birthday with at least one fundraising event for charity. Returning for a highly anticipated second year, [...]