Inaugural Pegasus film fest aims to inspire

The Pegasus Community Project is ready for its close up. The program, which supports adults with developmental disabilities, hosts its inaugural Pegasus Inspirational Film Festival (also known as PIFF) on Oct. 26. The event, a year in the making, showcases six short films created by Pegasus adult day program participants in partnership with film students […]

New theatre festival fancies the futuristic

The up-and-coming and innovative Seven Siblings Theatre is levelling up with the launch of its inaugural Future Theatre Festival, Oct. 19 to 29 at the Attic Arts Hub Theatre, 1402 Queen St. E. The festival follows the company’s fantastic realism mandate with the incubation and performance of three diverse and surprising new plays by Genevieve […]

Beach Arts Scene for Oct. 17, 2017

The hospitality and creativity of Beach artists is on display once again for the Beach Studio Tour’s fall edition. Each spring and fall, Beach artists open up their homes and studios for a delightful and dedicated weekend of art that celebrates both the individual and the collective. “The artist-run collective shares a passion for original […]

Beach Arts Scene for Oct. 3, 2017

F8 Photography Collective, a Beach-based photographer group, is hosting a photo exhibit in Etobicoke at Neilson Park Creative Centre later this month. The eight image collections respond to the essence of any one place, notably Antarctica, Costa Rica, Havana, Muskoka, Newfoundland, Normandy, Northern Ontario, and Venice, and features artists Margit Koivisto, Maureen Littlewood, Catherine MacKinnon, […]

Entertainment Beat for Oct. 3, 2017

David Occhipinti performs at the Beach United Church Saturday, Oct. 7 from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. The guitarist and composer’s performance is the first Jazz and Reflection concert of the season, a series that features music that “moves the spirit.” Juno-nominated Occhipinti’s original compositions combine elements of contemporary chamber music with improvisation. Occhipinti is joined […]

Changes afoot at Artisans at Work

Take it from a journalist: sometimes, people just need a deadline. That’s certainly been the experience of local custom jewelry maker Tara Shelton. She’s been busy with last-minute orders since announcing she will be moving to Australia in a few months. In a recent newsletter, Shelton was firm with her clients that she’s packing up […]