"Look, I know trade negotiators aren't in the business of ranking the intangibles of life. But wouldn't it be nice if we could consider the plight of our cultural ambassadors alongside our IT guys and hewers of softwood lumber?"
One of the most beloved films ever, An American In Paris featured Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, and the magical music of Gershwin. A stage version is now running in Toronto, fuelling Bill King's nostalgic reflections.
The 3rd annual, presented by Michael Wekerle’s soon-to-be-relaunched El Mocambo nightclub, is to be held at the Sheraton Centre in May.
Canada's competition watchdog is dogging Ticketmaster and Live Nation over alleged lack of transparency on what actual tickets cost, and the Blue Jays are allegedly enriching themselves by profiting from a questionable ticket sales practice.
With at least one Toronto music festival planned, the global entertainment co. has plans to incorporate merchandise, VIP and ticketing solutions into the mix in year one.
A quarter-century after "Ingénue" made her a mainstream star, she's still a singular figure — a post-modern torch singer working in the country idiom (or maybe next to it) to reflect her life as an openly gay woman.
"... Our business is highly sensitive to rapidly changing public tastes and is dependent on the availability of popular artists and events."
The media is barking up the wrong tree as fans continue to stand by their band. The verdict is until proven guilty this is a tour that is on a roll and thrilling fans.
The kid who grew up on an Alberta beef ranch and cut his first album before he was out of his teen years is every manager’s dream: sharp, smart, sociable, charismatic, talented, and born with a work ethic that’s tough to match.
While in Asia, Dion will perform in Japan, Macao, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines in June, July and August.
She is named as the primary talent buyer for Burl's Creek Event Grounds and the Boots and Hearts Music Festival, which hosts 40,000 festival-goers and campers annually at the 600-acre site located north of Toronto.
Two new studies plan to convince governments that the music scene produces a big economic benefit to the province, and the music org also has plans to create synergies with other Pacific coastline music hubs in the US.