Tag: the arkells

It was a compelling reason for Best of Toronto to visit Hamilton this past weekend. That reason obviously being the JUNOS.

Here are some of the numerous highlights from my experience at JUNOS this weekend.

Rated as a must-attend event, the highly-anticipated, Canadian Opera Company’s 9th annual sold-out fundraiser, Operanation, lived up to the hype and then some. This year’s theme was “Sweet Revenge”, based on the operetta, Die Flaudermaus, by Johann Strauss.  The evening featured star-studded personalities including musicians, Nelly Furtado and The Arkells, each with their own unique collaborations with the COC’s Ensemble Studio. The extravagant night started with dinner for VIP guests only, then at 9pm the rest of the guests pulled…