Kelly Bedard

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra is world-class and their recent infusion of young new players really livens things up down at Roy Thomson Hall (always a fun venue to visit). I’m partial to new associate principal bassoon Darren Hicks and our recent spotlightee principal flute Kelly Zimba. And if you haven’t googled associate principal clarinet Eric […]

  Brock Swinson

I’ve got this love/hate relationship with Jack White. The guy is so freakishly remarkable that I’m consistently and relentlessly letdown. There’s always media hype about an upcoming collaboration or potential tour that falls apart like a rocket that disintegrates in the stratosphere. It started in high school (2005) when the White Stripes announced a show […]

  Mike Strizic

I am literally dumbfounded that the new Denzel Washington film is guilty of the following atrocities (all the while garnering rave reviews in the press): – Un-ironically using the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Under the Bridge’ to score a heroin montage – Un-ironically using the Rolling Stones’ ‘Sympathy for the Devil’ not once, but TWICE, to […]