Entertainment

vivoboard July 18, 2018

An acclaimed director and an innovative administrator with international connections and deep roots in Toronto’s performing arts scene: Canadian Stage’s announcement of Brendan Healy as its new artistic director is a sigh of relief. As recently as last week, the Luminato Festival became the latest major performing arts organization in Toronto to have its leadership […]

vivoboard July 18, 2018

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind fittingly starts out by showcasing how the comedic master’s mind ricocheted at a dizzying velocity, bouncing around from character to character. The new documentary, which premiered at Sundance earlier this year before becoming available in Canada on TMN and the TMN Go app, attempts to solve the mystery of […]

vivoboard July 17, 2018

What’s going on at Luminato? That’s what arts lovers and industry insiders have been asking in the wake of Josephine Ridge’s sudden resignation, only two years into her tenure as the Toronto festival’s artistic director. Reached by phone in England, where she took “a few days off to draw a breath” after resigning last week, […]

vivoboard July 16, 2018

Opening Night Opera Gala From left, Isabel Bayrakdarian, Danika Loren, Samuel Chan and Andrew Haji with the Elora Festival Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Judith Yan.  (John Terauds) Elora Festival Singers and Orchestra. Judith Yan, conductor. Gambrel Barn, Elora. July 13. ELORA, ONT.—On Friday night, this picturesque southwestern Ontario town was filled with the sounds of […]

vivoboard July 16, 2018

Watch this if: You want to savour a hotly anticipated match of sound and vision. Radiohead’s two-night stop in Toronto this week includes a movie-centric excursion for guitarist Jonny Greenwood and many of the musicians accompanying the British band on its North American tour. TIFF Bell Lightbox hosts a screening of Junun, a 2015 documentary […]