Entertainment Beat for Nov. 28, 2017

Iconic holiday classic It’s a Wonderful Life opens at the Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd., Dec. 1. The Scarborough Players production of Frank Capra’s 1946 film, adapted by Doug Rand, is directed by Lorraine Kimsa. The stage adaptation stays true to the critically-acclaimed film which follows the love story of George and Mary Bailey […]

Beach Arts Scene for Nov. 28, 2017

The Beach Guild of Fine Arts hosts a Christmas Gift and Art Show on Saturday, Dec. 2 and Sunday, Dec. 3 at the Gardener’s Cottage at the foot of Lee Ave. Featuring locally-made gifts, cards, art and ornaments, the show is open during the Lions tree lighting festivities at Kew Gardens and is the first […]

Entertainment Beat for Nov. 14, 2017

Acoustic Harvest, East Toronto’s folk and roots music series, presents Boreal on Saturday, Nov. 18 at Robinson Hall, St. Nicholas Anglican Church on Kingston Road. Guelph songstresses Jude Vadala, Tannis Slimmon and Katherine Wheatley take a break from their individual schedules to tour together as Boreal each November and December. The limited engagement focuses on […]

Beach Arts Scene, Oct. 31, 2017

Escape the cooler weather with Seascapes and Shorelines, on Nov. 12 to 26 at Studio 888, 2359 Queen St. E. The show features new stone sculptures by artist Rhonda Svarich Kosowan, abstracted lakescapes by Anne-Marie Olczak, and photography by Felicity Somerset. An opening reception will be held Sunday, Nov. 12 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. […]

Entertainment Beat, Oct. 31, 2017

Songwriter and vocalist Denielle Bassels graces the Beach United Church stage Saturday, Nov. 4, part of the ongoing Jazz and Reflection series. The international chanteuse performs with feeling. Think: sultry smooth vocals and original songs “that weave through borders of jazz, blues and folk in a way that is fresh and exciting.” Bassels began her […]

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 […]