Title Passerby Artist Luluc Label Sub Pop Records Genre Folk Rating 3/4 When you’re weary, feeling small, and when tears are in your eyes, Luluc will dry them all. On their debut international release, the gentle, pacifying wash of Simons and Garfunkels and Great Lake Swimmers is what the Australian folk duo of Zoe Randell… Read More

For an organization that constantly talks about innovation and the new (and which even has a highly paid vice-president of innovation), the Toronto Symphony Orchestra unveiled a somewhat underwhelming 2016-17 season on Wednesday to celebrate its 95th year. While there are certainly gems scattered among the orchestra’s 102-concert lineup, the spark of true originality –… Read More

Title The Marriage of Figaro Venue Four Seasons Centre City Toronto Runs Until Saturday, February 27, 2016 An opera in which the servants outclass the masters and women outsmart the men, the Mozart/Da Ponte classic The Marriage of Figaro has been a gold mine for directors interested in class struggle and gender politics. German director… Read More