Conrad Hotel New York City. TheSceneinTO.com Conrad New York Review.Front entrance, Conrad NYC. Photo by Janelle Watkins.

Suite Life: Conrad New York

Conrad New York is pure luxury right by the river. Indulge a little, stay inspired Conrad New York. Hudson River view suite. Ultra-modern, Conrad New York in Battery Park City, is an art lover’s dream with...
17-18-02-MC-D-0543 – Andrew Haji as Nemorino in the Canadian Opera Company’s new production of The Elixir of Love, 2017. Conductor Yves Abel, director James Robinson, original costume designer Martin Pakledinaz, revival costume designer Amanda Seymour, set designer Allen Moyer, lighting designer Paul Palazzo,. Photo: Michael Cooper

For the Love of Opera: The Elixir of Love

The Elixir of Love. The strength of this particular elixir is that it’s a character-based, romantic comedy, filled with a very fun and happy score. There’s heartache and longing and it’s all brought to life by Gaetano Donizetti’s thoughtful capacity to create beautiful melodic hooks.
Erin Wall as Arabella and Tomasz Konieczny as Mandryka in the Canadian Opera Company’s new production of Arabella, 2017. Conductor Patrick Lange, director Tim Albery, set and costume designer Tobias Hoheisel, and lighting designer David Finn. Photo: Michael Cooper

For the Love of Opera: Arabella Review

Canadian Opera Company’s Season Opener, Arabella: A comedy of errors with girls dressed as boys, mistaken identities, family scandal and trouble caused by the passing on of a key.
Mi Taco Spread. Queen Street. Toronto Tacos. TheSceneinTO.com

Mi Taco: Authentic Mexican in Toronto

Looking for some authentic Mexican street food in Toronto? Head over to Mi Taco on Queen Street, and besides good food, you'll be greeted by the sounds of feel good, make-you-tap-your-feet Latin music.
Self-Love and Body Shaming. Janelle Watkins.

Self-Love and Body Shaming

On self-love and body shaming. I’m a mother of two. I *hate* my stretch marks and I’d love to lose several inches off of my thighs and transplant them to my butt.