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26th Beaches Jazz approaching

June 25, 2014

After more than a quarter century of bringing jazz, blues and world music to the heart of the Beach, the 26th edition of the Beaches International Jazz Festival is due for some changes. This year the main stage moves to Woodbine Park for two full weekends, book-ending street fest, one of the city’s longest musical […]

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26th Beaches Jazz approaching

After more than a quarter century of bringing jazz, blues and world music to the heart of the Beach, the 26th edition of the Beaches International Jazz Festival is due for some changes. This year the main stage moves to Woodbine Park for two full weekends, book-ending street fest, one of the city’s longest musical […]

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Injury can’t keep gymnast down

Gymnast Megan Roberts started her first season on Canada’s junior team with an unlucky break. A fluke slip off the balance beam in October landed the 13 year-old in a  shoulder cast. Her six-week recovery pinched any chance to compete before Elite Canada, the January qualifier that determined where she would compete this season. Given […]

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Busy Malvern bands earn their summer break

From Massey Hall to Queen Street corners to the Chicago home of a Tyrannosaurus rex – the touring list for Malvern music students ranges far and wide. Speaking days before the Boardwalk Ball, the finale for Malvern Collegiate’s 10 bands and choirs, music council president Connor Belot said looking back, the students’ show at Massey […]

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Local legions recognize students

Veterans at the Baron Byng and Dawes Road legions recently met to recognize achievements by two local high school students. Zara Ahmad, a Grade 10 student who lives nearby the Branch 11 Royal Canadian Legion on Dawes Road, received awards and a bursary in a June 4 ceremony at the branch for winning silver in […]

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Wild warbler weekend

Last week, my good friend Donna and I decided it was about time we saw some warblers. After a little location research, we were on our way to Ashbridges Bay. We saw, as always at the bay, a great variety of birds flying among the trees, including a couple of red-winged blackbirds making a nest, […]

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