It was Sunday, the night before Halloween, and Orson Welles was on the radio…Continue reading
Text/image web log in English.
NXNE 2022 and the 6.66 cent per concert ticket
Yep, you can see live music for 6.66 cent per concert. That’s $20 (the festival pass) divided by 300 concerts. Can’t beat that.Continue reading
10.26.26: Queen Marie visits Toronto
By the early 1920s, Romanians in Canada were a small community of immigrants that most people had never heard of. That changed in October 1926, when their Queen – a granddaughter of Queen Victoria – visited Canada.Continue reading
Baia Mare in free digital archives
If you are a researcher, a curious tourist coming to Baia Mare, or simply interested in the (approximative) 700-year history of the city by the Sasar river, this summary is for you. The archives listed here are in Romanian and Hungarian languages.Continue reading
Toronto’s Mount Pleasant cemetery tour for music lovers
A four-stop walk on beautiful grounds to prove your love for Canadian music.Continue reading
1994: a great year for dance music
Twentyfive years have gone but this playlist keeps people moving.
7Times: compelling, complex music made in Toronto
“I wish I didn’t disable the police siren on it”, my friend Zach says.
Guest playlist: Teo Milea
“See you Tuesday at 10 AM by the cemetery entrance.”
George Enescu and Toronto
He may be under-represented in today’s local recital programs, but during his life George Enescu was well known and welcomed to Toronto.
George Enescu and Toronto (2)
Enescu returned four more times to Toronto after his January 1937 debut. Here’s the story.