Entertainment

Beach author Sandra Joyce will be holding a special book launch for her first novel, The Street Arab, at Murphy’s Law Pub, Kingston Road and Queen, Nov. 7, beginning at 7 p.m. The Street Arab – The Story of a British Home Child is a historical fiction based on her father’s life as one of […]

Art

Well-known artist Elizabeth Berry is hosting her annual Studio Show and Sale Nov. 5 and 6, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at her beautiful home studio at 133 Neville Park Blvd., north of Queen. This show will feature new paintings of Greece, Italy, and England, inspired by her recent travels, along with new works […]

Art

Julie Clark has developed a unique photographic medium that combines her first love, photography, with encaustic, which is applying hot wax to art works. It’s a technique that has garnered her plenty of attention in the art world. “I first print the photograph on fine, archival quality photo rag paper,” Clark explains. “Then I mount […]

Entertainment

The Sultans of String are holding a special concert, Oct. 29, to celebrate the release of their newest CD, Move. The Sultans of String, whose founders include Beacher Chris McKhool, violin; guitarist Kevin Laliberté, and bassist Drew Birston, has over the years established itself as a high-energy, award-winning combo whose musical offerings vary from Spanish […]

Entertainment

Acoustic Harvest presents maritime musical oral historian Rosalee Peppard, Oct. 22, at 8 p.m. Peppard specializes in transcribing women’s stories into song, calling herself a HERstorian. This vivacious Nova Scotian collects and crafts the stories of maritime women she meets and interviews into song, accompanies herself on guitar or mountain dulcimer. Her performances have been […]

Art

Arts on Queen, 2198 Queen St. E., is pleased to present Skylights, the first appearance at the gallery by Marlene Pape, Oct. 1 through 31. Pape’s acrylics “articulate the natural beauty found in various skylines during different times of the day.” This exhibit features paintings that “capture an ambiance of spiritual proportions, and allows the […]

Art

The Beach Guild of Fine Art will be holding the 17th annual Art Down by the Bay Show and Sale Sept. 24 and 25, at the Beaches Lions’ Club on Ashbridges Bay (foot of Coxwell). This is the popular fall show by the guild showcasing the work of more than 40 of its members. New […]

Entertainment

Cantemus Singers presents Rule Britannia, a concert of English songs, madrigals and motets from the 16th to 18th centuries, Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m., at Hope United Church, 2550 Danforth Ave. at Main Street. Cantemus Singers is under the direction of Michael Erdmann. Tickets for Rule Britannia are $20 for adults, and $15 for students […]

Entertainment

There will be a free CD release party and jam night, Sept. 8 at The Boardwalk Pub, 1691 Lakeshore Blvd. (at Woodbine Beach). Local musicians Keith Sutcliffe and Daniel Vaughan – along with friends and bandmates – will be playing songs from their new CDs The Road Trip (Sutcliffe), and Twelve Guitars (Vaughan). The Road […]