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 »

My favorite things about Opera 9.5

Everyone is talking about Firefox 3, but I’d like to take a moment to talk about a different browser! On June 12th, Opera released the latest version of its desktop web browser. Version 9.5 includes a bunch of new features and lots of incremental improvements. Here are some of my favorite things about it so… Reads more »

Falstaff at the Edmonton Opera

Back in February I went to see the Edmonton Opera’s production of H.M.S. Pinafore. As a first-timer, I was pleasantly surprised! I can honestly say I had a good time and enjoyed the opera. With that in mind, I agreed to check out Falstaff on Saturday with Sharon. Here’s the description from Wikipedia: Falstaff is… 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 »