Monthly Archives: May 2014

Synesthesia III

Synesthesia III was a collaboration initiated by FAWN Opera, who reached out to The Seventh Art.  We saw a series of films with –mostly– live original music.  FAWN found the composers & organized the –mostly–live performance, while The Seventh Art … Continue reading

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Media circus 1: Star lover

While newspapers seem to be going under left & right, Toronto continues to be a multi-paper town.   Loyalties to a particular paper are funny things, or at least they look that way now.  However you slice it –changing media landscape, … Continue reading

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10 Questions for Amanda Smith

Amanda Smith is Artistic Director & Resident Stage Director of FAWN Opera, a new company I’ve recently seen for the first time.  In the middle of April they presented l’Homme et le Ciel a new opera in progress (review).  Her … Continue reading

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