Posts Tagged: opera

City Council endorses phased approach to Edmonton Galleria project, but many questions remain

The long-discussed Galleria project received a fresh injection of life today after Council threw its support behind a phased approach that would see the $1 billion project constructed through 2020. The item was up at Executive Committee again after last year’s request by Council to find a way to lower the risk to the City…. Reads more »

Mercury Opera’s 104 Underground (an operascape)

Mercury Opera took over the Bay/Enterprise Square LRT Station tonight to stage an operascape featuring the talents of Alicia Woynarski, Lauren Woods, Jill Hoogewoonink, and Nevada Collins. They were accompanied by the Vif String Quartet and wore costumes by local fashion designer Natasha Lazarovic. Mercury Opera’s presentation features an all-Canadian cast of rising operatic talent… Reads more »

I love Opera 10

As long-time readers will know, my web browser of choice is Opera. I’ve been using it as my primary browser since at least version 9.0, which came out over three years ago. On September 1st, the latest version was released: In a world of ordinary Web browsers, Opera 10 stands out from the crowd with… Reads more »

H.M.S. Pinafore

On Thursday evening Sharon and I went to the Edmonton Opera’s production of H.M.S. Pinafore. The two act comic opera is a famous one by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. I’d never been to the opera before, so it was definitely a new experience for me. I enjoyed it for the most part, but I… Reads more »

Why does Microsoft hate Opera?

I just went to checkout the Silverlight website, and was presented with this message: Your current browser does not support WPF/E (codename). Click here for more details on WPF/E-supported browsers and platforms. I am using Opera of course. So I click through to the suggested link, and here’s what I find: Silverlight media capabilities include… Reads more »