Entertainment

Kingston Road United Church is holding a series of three family-focused concerts where the musicians will provide an interactive musical experience geared to engaging young people in the art and activity of music performance. This will be an excellent opportunity for families to get up close and personal with the musicians. As well, the plan […]

Art

The Beach Guild of Fine Arts (BGFA) is holding an exhibition of members’ works at The Beacher Café, 2162 Queen St. E. through the month of February. You can find out more about the BGFA by visiting its website at www.beachguildoffineart.com or email info@beachguildoffineart.com. • Zilberschmuck presents an eye-catching exhibit called Making a Spectacle of […]

Entertainment

Red Whyte and Tollar, featuring the vocal talents of Carin Redman, Thyron Lee Whyte and Yvette Tollar, will be appearing at the Broadview Espresso, 817 Broadview north of Danforth, Feb. 11 beginning at 8 p.m. Accompanying the trio will be well-known jazz pianist Mark Kieswetter and bassist Ross MacIntyre. Redman is the former owner of […]

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A Beach author is reviving an old way of publishing a novel. Brian Panhuyzen is serializing his latest novel Night is a Shadow Cast by the World for eight weeks on Open Book: Toronto’s website, openbooktoronto.com. Two chapters of the book will appear each week until the end of February. The novel will also be […]

Art

Beach photographer, Janice Hardacre, is holding her annual photography show, called Yours Contemplatively, at  the Leaside Public LIbrary, 165 McRae Dr., now through Jan. 31. This exhibit is part of the Toronto Public LIbrary’s art exhibits program that reflects the diverse cultural interests of the city and its neighbourhoods. “Miksang is a Tibetan word that […]

Art

Open Architects, 454 Kingston Rd., has invited Richard Brightling to display his art in their windows through the month of January. Brightling works with sections of specially prepared discarded wood to fabricate a surface that exposes the wood’s “expressive end grain.” This special technique serves to provide the viewer with a unique textural surface which […]

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The Uptown Swing Band has a new monthly gig, but unfortunately it’s not in the Beach. You’ll have to travel out to The Gallery Studio Café, 2877 Lakeshore Blvd. W. at Islington, to hear them. The Gallery Studio Café is a small venue, so the Uptown Swing Band will be mixing things up a little. […]

Beachers show creative flair in diverse offerings

“When I first started in the investment business, I was excited at the prospect of having a client base, and helping people invest their funds for retirement,” says Frank Friedrich Weiler in his latest book InSync Income: A Must-read Guide to Investing for Income in Canada. “So I mainly focussed on the capital-appreciation aspect of […]

Arlene leaves the prairie for Caroline, or Change

Arlene Duncan is one of those people you like the instant you meet them. She has such an engaging warmth about her that within a few minutes of chatting, you feel she has known you all her life… that your interview is merely a couple of old friends catching up on what’s been happening since […]

Art

Beach area artist, and former owner of Gallery 888, Liz Russ, is participating in a group show at Project: Art Gallery, 230 Queen St. W., at McCaul (second floor), from now until Dec. 18. For more information visit www.gallery888.com. • Anna Clarey is showing a select number of recent paintings in a group exhibition called […]