Beach photographers offer a glimpse behind the lens with studio tour

In terms of artistic process, Beach photographers Judith Thompson and Samira Sharezay couldn’t be further apart on the spectrum. Sharezay’s method is incredibly technical – a precision photographer, she works out of her studio, photographing objects of nature up close, focusing on light and lenses, highlighting details that might miss the naked eye. “I’m really […]


Beachers sought for music-minded study

Could music help prevent Alzheimer’s? Dr. Luis Fornazzari thinks it could, and he’s looking for Beachers to help prove his theories correct. A behavioral neurologist with St. Michael’s Hospital, Fornazzari is seeking participants for a ground-breaking study about the use of music in the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. A former Beach […]


Red dresses paint a picture

Swaying delicately in the wind, 30 red dresses hung from the trees outside the historic red brick walls of Malvern Collegiate Institute – their vibrant skirts rocking slowly back and forth, cascading across the sky as if they were painting a picture. And in a way, they were. Those dresses represented all that is left […]

News in Brief for October 18, 2016

On October 20, the Fox Theatre will be hosting Pitch4Pete Movie Night, an event that aims to raise funds to support groundbreaking Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research. The one-night event is in support of Peter Wood, among many other ALS patients and their families who hope to one day find a cure for this debilitating […]


Should we change how we vote?

Should voting in Canada be mandatory? What other voting systems exist around the world? Which one would be best for Canada? Around 175 East End residents had an opportunity to consider these questions, and more, at a Liberal-led electoral reform town hall last week. The October 12 meeting at St. Brigid’s School was part of […]

Cordelia Strube Toronto Book Awards

Beach author Cordelia Strube wins Toronto Book Awards

Accolades are pouring in for Beach author Cordelia Strube, the winner of the 2016 Toronto Book Awards for her novel On the Shores of Darkness, There is Light. Congratulations #CordeliaStrube & @ecwpress ! On the Shores of Darkness, There is Light wins the 2016 #tobookaward ! https://t.co/4bO9aBXUD8 — Toronto Book Awards (@TOBookAwards) October 12, 2016 […]