Monthly Archives: September 2016

Encounter with Hilary Kilbourn

I posted a press release earlier this week, concerning someone who passed through my life briefly. One paragraph in particular caught my eye: About The Hilary Kilbourn Memorial Fund Hilary continues to cast her spell over the Island through good … Continue reading

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Hilary Kilbourn Memorial Benefit

September 6, 2016 Hilary Kilbourn Memorial Benefit To raise money to purchase a grand piano Toronto Island, ON.  September 18, 2016 3:00-5:00PM Toronto Island, ON – The St. Andrew-by-the-Lake Community proves time and again that great music is priceless & timeless. … Continue reading

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Brady, Kaepernick, Eastwood and Trump 

  The arts confuse us regularly, somewhat like life itself.  One minute we’re kept at a distance by a performance using some alienating device calling attention to the artifice, the next we’re sucked into the world we’re watching.  I believe … Continue reading

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Questions for Sabatino Vacca as SOLO begins

Sabatino Vacca is a busy man, Music Director of the Cambridge Symphony, Milton Philharmonic and the Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestras, and now the Artistic Director of the brand-new Southern Ontario Lyric Opera, or “SOLO”.  For the launch of SOLO’s first season a … Continue reading

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