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Studio tour highlights local artistic talent

The 23rd annual Spring Beach Studio Tour is set to highlight the artistically gifted in the neighbourhood from April 29 to May 1. Home studios and work spaces across the Beach will be open, featuring a dozen local artists and artisans and 10 guests. Work ranges from painting to photography, textiles to ceramics, and jewelry […]

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Beach Arts Scene

Larry Williamson will exhibit his photographs at Great Escape Bookshop, 957 Kingston Rd., for the month of May as part of the 20th annual Contact Photography Festival. Williamson describes himself as “a layabout, a would be (wannabe) artist. I use a camera to create images that please me.” Abandoned industrial locations were the setting for […]

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Violist Keith Hamm will be joined by violinist Aaron Schwebel for the final instalment in The Viola concert series. On Sunday, April 24 at 1:30 p.m., Hamm and Schwebel will perform a one-hour program chosen by the musicians. Hamm is a native of Alberta, and is making a name for himself on the Canadian classical […]

Left to right: John Green, Matthew Ireland, and Dylan Rochen-Terry of the Yach Club performing during this year's M-Factor at Malvern Collegiate on April 8.

GALLERY: Malvern talent shines at M-Factor

Between the cheers and the applause of a packed auditorium, talented Malvern students showcased their music and vocal abilities for a shot at winning this year’s M-Factor competition. Five bands and five vocalists performed in the event on April 8 and were judged by a panel of music experts consisting of musician KC Roberts (KC […]

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Former Beacher returns to launch book

Stephen Archer is returning to his childhood home to launch the first of four novels that fully embrace and celebrate his family’s roots in Ireland and Canada. Archer will host a launch event at St. Aidan’s Church Hall at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19 for his novel Searchers, the first of a planned quartet […]

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East End comediennes behind ‘Best Before’

What happens when two funny East End women get together to write something about modern life for 40-something parents? The web series Best Before, if the two women in question are Beacher Kate Davis and Gerrard India Bazaar resident Kelly Fanson. Davis is a stand-up comic and motivational speaker, while Fanson is an actor and […]

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Birchcliff Bluffs United Church presents I Danced In the Morning – Reflections on the Easter Journey on Saturday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. The show is inspired by the lyrics of Lord of the Dance, and combines a “spirit of dance” original painting, vocal and instrumental music, and narrative into a celebration of the arts. […]

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Beach Arts Scene

Photos x 7: Artisans At Work is hosting a show featuring nude, figurative and erotic artwork during the month of April.; ; ;; ; Photo by Bronwen Parker;   Beach artist Nathalie Vachon will have paintings on display just west of the neighbourhood in advance of the upcoming Beach Studio Tour (April 29 to May […]