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The Merry Makers Market at the Pitchfork Company

Looking for a unique gift idea? Join the Pitchfork Company December 4 to 11 at the Merry Makers Market and experience handcrafted artisan work, healthy treats and holiday sweets. The event will feature more than 20 talented artists who are eager to show off their crafts and treasures, which include everything from ceramics to hand-crafted […]

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From trash to treasure

Taking to heart the phrase “One man’s junk is another man’s treasure” Rick Gomes made it his mission to make something beautiful out of what he called “leftovers.” It’s hard to believe when looking at his birdhouse creations that these were once just lone scraps. Gomes started creating the birdhouses after his mother fell ill […]

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Christmas crafts at Arts on Queen

This holiday season, Arts on Queen will be featuring handcrafted Christmas ornaments created by artist, Margo Hubka. Hubka carefully scours auctions, antique and flea markets in order to source vintage items including tea cups and upcycled materials to create her intricate decorations, each one uniquely named with its own story. Her holiday decorations are as […]

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HERstory Counts presents Silenced

HERstory Counts – a company focused on social justice movements – presents Silenced at the Red Sandcastle theatre, December 8 through 11th. Silenced will feature seven diverse female-identified women who will each perform a 10 minute, autobiographical monologue recounting stories of endurance, strength, loss, survival, and love. Each boundary-pushing story will be told from a […]

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Beach Books in review

“Confessions of the Hairstylist” Anastasia Kravtsova 79 pages 10-10-10 Publishing It’s fun to step into the life of Beach hairstylist and personality Anastasia Kravtsova. With a zest for self-promotion, her social media channels are filled with bubbly videos and warm posts about clients and friends – and, recently, photos and updates about her latest endeavour, […]

Tuesday jazz nights continue at the Salty Dog

Greg Pilo’s weekly Tuesday jazz nights continue at the Salty Dog Bar and Grill, an evening of music that feels like the good ol’ days. Tonight, November 15, drummer Pilo is joined by special guests from New York City, vibraphonist Stefan Bauer’s quartet featuring Bernie Senensky. On Tuesday, Nov. 22, Pilo welcomes Tim Hamel on […]