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Performing Arts

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One of the foremost cellists of the 20th and 21st centuries

The celebrated cellist remains dedicated to expressive, evolving interpretations of the masterworks.

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On Building Immersive Cymatic Landscapes

From Espoo, Finland, and Valencia, Spain, Monika Hauck and Alex Ricci are the two halves of the performing duo.

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Three Companies Leading the Immersive Dance Revolution 

Can virtual reality and digital performance replace the proscenium stage? It’s only a matter of time (and creativity).

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Seven Dance Podcasts You Need to Tune Into

Dance is healthy living, coaching, talking to industry professionals, and getting advice through great podcasts.

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A Canadian Music Icon Wearing Multiple Hats on Stage

The genre-defining soprano and conductor on nurturing young artists and steering classical music through the 21st century.

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Make Small Good Things

The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer looks closely at oranges, traffic, and the beauty of the miniscule.

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On The Power of Radical Softness

Tamara Lindeman reflects on her latest album, climate activism, and the collective moment we’re in. 

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An emerging dance company in Seoul

“Spatial characteristics such as narrow and winding alleys, the smell of old iron... made us want to express more than just dance.”

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Blurring the line between performing arts and the art of living.

The key to Mitate is the appreciation of the mixture of objects, tools, utensils, people, cultures, and dialogues.

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On Her Latest Album,
The Garden

The Canadian folk artist talks Montréal, motherhood, and finding new music in old lyrics.

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Meet “Little” Amal, the 3.5 metre puppet.

 A giant puppet of a refugee child that walked 8,000km across Europe, inspiring fresh, innovative artistic excellence.

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Open-air Tea Ceremony

Tea ceremony instructor, Adam Sōmu Wojciński, reflects on the evolution of the Japanese tea ceremony.

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Actor, playwright, poet, and the creator of Can I Live?

Fehinti Balogun fuses personal experience, scientific fact and theatre to and expose privilege within environmental activism.

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Designing the Hayao Miyazaki exhibit at The Academy Museum.

“Miyazaki believes that his films already exist somewhere... he’s just kind of channeling them into real films.”

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Enter the Showstoppers! costume exhibit.

 Journey through the Showstoppers! maze of costumes and the craftsmanship required to build these extraordinary works of art.

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A busy year for the celebrated composer and librettist.

Reflecting on everything from his cello concerto, to climate change, to collaborating with his husband John Corigliano.

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Debargue shares his infectious enthusiasm for taking audiences on a journey beyond the mainstream masterworks. 

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Barfield discusses barriers, collaborators, and his earned ambition.

“I don't really see too many people occupying the space that are...combining classical with what we know as the hip-hop idiom.”

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On Collaboration, Community, and Technology

The celebrated composer joins smART Magazine to discuss her latest project and the allure of multi-platform works.

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A Mezzo-Soprano with a Curatorial Flair

D’Angelo spoke with us about curation, artistic integrity, and the communicative powers of technology.

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The Juilliard bassoonist on how she found the magic of Stravinsky. 

“Every person will react in a different way upon listening... The important thing is that you felt something at all.”

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The filmmaker joins us for an interview

“I have these two modes. The private mode is fine with the current situation because when I’m writing, I am in lockdown..."

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Guillaume Côté X Lighthouse Immersive

“It’s not always easy to make sure that dance triumphs because it is the most fragile of theart forms.”

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The British puppeteer is redefining the creative potential of the art form.

From inside his whimsical Waterloo workshop space, Olié creates puppets for the stage that they take on a life of their own.

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The cellist on the roof: finding hope in high-up places

“I was so touched to see that the music, that this view of Paris... could bring people so much joy.”

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