The high-profile arts administrator Jeff Melanson got married and took a job with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra because he was facing harassment allegations and administrative problems at the Banff Centre, his estranged wife alleges in a court document. The 34-page court application filed by Eleanor McCain is packed with allegations of behind-the-scenes abuses and misconduct… Read More


Starting Wednesday night, at Toronto’s Koerner Hall, vocal and instrumental students at the Royal Conservatory’s Glenn Gould School will be presenting Handel’s Alcina. Normally, this kind of production might not receive too much public attention, but this one is different. Leading the orchestra, in his first staged opera, will be Ivars Taurins, director of the… Read More


By Brian Viner for Daily Mail The Secret In Their Eyes (15) Verdict: Lacklustre remake Rating: The Benefactor (15) Verdict: Dreary and unengaging  Rating: Hollywood does not have a particularly distinguished record of remaking foreign-language films. For every improvement on the original there are a dozen misfires, and Secret In Their Eyes, despite a splendid… Read More


Rob said they want to ‘keep more to ourselves’ Comes days after he declared his love for Chyna on Instagram His sister Kylie Jenner tweeted ‘Thanking God today’ By Dailymail.com Reporter He caused fevered speculation he had already broken up with Blac Chyna by deleting all their pictures together from his social media accounts. But Rob… Read More


Case/Lang/Veirs – Atomic Number (2016) One of the young year’s most pleasing strangenesses is the announcement of a partnership between the legendary k.d. lang, singer-songwriter Laura Veirs and the force of nature that is Neko Case. It’s not the sound that’s strange but the fact that this powerhouse combination was able to come together: despite… Read More