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. [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Dance Collection Danse Hall of Fame Announces Live Performances

By |2020-03-14T18:59:08+00:00March 3rd, 2020|BLOG, News|

Updated: March 13, 2020 – Dance Collection Danse has made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 DCD Hall of Fame scheduled for March 29. We will also cancel workshops and an inductee panel that were programmed for March 28. We will celebrate the same wonderful group of inductees in [...]

Jurgita Dronina Makes Company Debut as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet

By |2020-02-26T01:18:01+00:00February 26th, 2020|BLOG, News|

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, announced the principal casting for Romeo and Juliet by acclaimed choreographer Alexei Ratmansky. Principal Dancer Jurgita Dronina will make her company debut in the title role of Juliet this season. Romeo and Juliet is onstage March 11 – 22, 2020 [...]

Top 5 Confidence Building CreativeLive Classes

By |2020-02-25T22:06:02+00:00February 25th, 2020|Resources|

CreativeLive.com is one of the best resources out there for creative entrepreneurs to take classes online. The main categories of the courses are Photo & Video, Money & Life, Art & Design, Craft &Maker, and Music & Audio. You can access their content by purchasing The Creator Pass for all-access, [...]

Winners: The 18th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto

By |2020-02-23T21:03:09+00:00February 23rd, 2020|BLOG, News|

ACTRA Toronto is proud to announce the winners of the 18th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto. Outstanding Performance – Female VoiceBryn McAuley as Mavis in Hotel Transylvania: The Series, "Portrait of Mavis as a Young Vampire"(Corus Entertainment) Outstanding Performance – Male VoiceCarter Hayden as Klaus in Hotel Transylvania: The Series, "Freakerheads" (Corus Entertainment) Outstanding Performance – FemaleCara Ricketts as Mary [...]

Actor Nominations Announced for the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards

By |2020-02-18T21:30:19+00:00February 18th, 2020|BLOG, News|

The nominees for the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards were announced today in 141 film, television, and digital media categories by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (the Canadian Academy). A celebration of Canadian visual storytelling and the people who bring these stories to life, the Canadian Screen Awards recognize [...]

National Ballet of Canada Announces 2020/21 Season

By |2020-02-14T21:25:10+00:00February 14th, 2020|BLOG, News|

2020/21 Season: New Full-Length Ballet by Wayne McGregor Inspired by Margaret Atwood North American Premiere of Victoria Tour to London San Francisco Ballet Guest Company February 13, 2020… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today unveiled the 2020/21 season which builds on the company’s commitment to [...]

JANET JACKSON BLACK DIAMOND WORLD TOUR

By |2020-02-10T17:45:00+00:00February 10th, 2020|BLOG, News|

INTERNATIONAL ICON JANET JACKSON ANNOUNCES BLACK DIAMOND WORLD TOUR 2020 Feature All-New Production, New Music and Greatest Hits. European dates and the rest of the world soon to be announced. Tickets On Sale to the General Public Starting Thursday, February 13th at LiveNation.com Miss Janet Jackson kicks off her Black Diamond [...]

Country Music Legend Marty Stuart Releases The Pilgrim 20th Anniversary Book & Vinyl

By |2020-02-09T19:55:47+00:00February 9th, 2020|BLOG, News|

MARTY STUART’S THE PILGRIM- DELUXE EDITION OUT NOW FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON VINYL ON  VIA MCA NASHVILLE/UMG NASHVILLE/UME 20TH ANNIVERSARY DELUXE EDITION OF THE PILGRIM ISSUED ON DOUBLE VINYL AND INCLUDES BONUS CD WITH 10 NEVER BEFORE RELEASED TRACKS Marty Stuart has released his celebrated record, The Pilgrim- Deluxe Edition, for the first time ever on [...]

Country Music Icon Tanya Tucker 2020 “CMT Next Women of Country: Bring My Flowers Now Tour”

By |2020-02-14T21:26:58+00:00February 5th, 2020|BLOG, News|

Following her historic wins for Best Country Album (While I’m Livin’) and Best Country Song (“Bring My Flowers Now”) at the 62nd Annual GRAMMY® Awards, two-time GRAMMY® winner Tanya Tucker is hitting the road on the CMT Next Women of Country: Bring My Flowers Now tour. Tucker received her first [...]

ARTS CLUB’S ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ASHLIE CORCORAN REVEALS THE 2020–2021 SEASON AND ARTISTIC INITIATIVES

By |2020-02-04T19:47:11+00:00February 4th, 2020|BLOG, News|

This morning at an Arts Club Theatre Company event, Artistic Director Ashlie Corcoran revealed the show lineup for the company’s 57th season, one she calls “a vibrant combination of beloved classics and bold new productions, packed with incredible music and storytelling.” The 2020–2021 season will mark her third at the [...]

Catherine O’Hara to be honoured by Canadian performers with 2020 ACTRA National Award of Excellence

By |2020-02-04T19:52:52+00:00February 4th, 2020|BLOG, News|

Canadian performers will shine a spotlight on comedy icon Catherine O’Hara by presenting her with the 2020 ACTRA National Award of Excellence on Saturday, April 18 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. The award recognizes an ACTRA member’s career achievements and contribution to their fellow performers and Canada’s entertainment [...]