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July 21, 2015

East Ender Jill Léger recently celebrated the fifth year of her monthly Jill’s Living Room musical theatre open mic night. The open mic series is open to performers or even just fans of musical theatre who want to sit and listen. Participants range from amateurs to professionals, from those hoping to test new material to […]

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A photographic look back at the G20 weekend

East Danforth resident Christopher Manson, like many photographers in Toronto, spent the G20 summit weekend in 2010 with his camera pointed at the ensuing chaos, trying to understand what was happening in his adopted city. It was the first time he’d experienced such a massive protest, and while he showed up determined to use his […]

Beach Arts Scene

Gerrard Art Space, 1475 Gerrard St. E., is in the midst of The Clown Show, featuring – you guessed it – clowns of all types and in all mediums. The exhibition is intended to explore the craft of clowning and representations of clowns in culture. “Are you a ‘Charlie Chaplin’ clown or a ‘Joker’ clown?” […]

Enter our summer writing contest

To all authors, tall-tale-tellers, poets, essayists, and purveyors of the English language: we’re looking for a short story, fictional or true, to print in the pages of this newspaper. Beach Metro News and The Great Escape Bookstore are inviting writers to submit their best stories to our summer writing contest. Whether it be fiction of […]


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