Opera Ninja Returns!

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Yes the stealthy tweeter is back and live tweeting the dress rehearsals of Vancouver Opera. Opera Ninja was last seen during La Traviata, but since then…silence. I mean there’s stealthy and then there is…absence. Fear not opera fans, I will again be donning the mask of the Opera Ninja for this opera season! First up: […]

Watch, Contribute, and Create a Story About Vancouver

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I get to participate in some pretty darn interesting things. I’ve blogged about the opening night of an opera. I’ve live tweeted operas. I’ve covered events of all kinds, but nothing like what I’m doing tonight. Tonight I’ll be watching, tweeting, and contributing to an original story about Vancouver being written live and on stage. […]

Cineplex Timeplay: Second Screen Comes to the Movies

Looks like the days of putting your phone away when you get the movies are drawing to a close. Well, sorta. Cineplex is rolling out Timeplay to select theatres and I get to try it out this week (and see Skyfall again, which is awesome). The deal is this: Download an app to your phone […]

Go see Marriage of Figaro for the comedy, and the singing isn’t bad either

Fine, opera isn’t for everyone, but before you think opera isn’t for you, you need to go see one. Seriously. In the opera world there are a lot of great “first time operas” to attend. My first was Eugene Onegin (not in the list of first ones to see), Gus’s was Tosca, I’d put Madama […]