Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Weekly Spark

Just for you, the best articles, ideas, and inspiration from around the web!

Discomfort Zone Can opera ever meet twenty-first-century standards of POLITICAL CORRECTNESS? Should it even try? by Philip Kennicott. Illustration by Nigel Buchanan.


After a whirlwind romance, Jeff Melanson and Eleanor McCain wed in April, 2014, shortly before they were photographed in New York. (For The Globe and Mail/Eric Thayer)



What Does A Successful 21st Century Opera Company Look Like?

Can an art critic fairly review an artist friend’s work?

See you next week!
xo, D




Dudamel is a “Duracell Plus”

Watching Gustavo Dudamel work with an orchestra is such a pleasure. He's young, enthusiastic, and he knows his music. He knows exactly what he...

Not to be missed: Free Performance Featuring Alberto Zedda, and Olga Peretyatko

A special, never seen before event featuring the music of Rossini! Music, film, live TV, with the public acting as protagonist. This looks like...

Countdown to the COC Ensemble Studio Competition Gala

Glitz and Glamour abound as the COC Vocal Showcase takes Centre Stage in Toronto. The Canadian Opera Company really knows how to promote young talent...

Victoria’s Secret to eating cupcakes and keeping ice in your skivvies

Only in the dream-o-sphere that is the Victoria's Secret fashion show can anyone get away with wearing a three million dollar diamond fantasy bra....

New Location, What Do You Think?

Hi everyone, I'm testing out a new site location and layout here... Please tell me what you think? Which site do you prefer?