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Crow’s Theatre’s East End Performance Crawl will touch down on the outer edges of the Beach/Leslieville borderlands, with several performances of The Ballad of the Young Offender. Written by Patrick Costello, directed by Andrew Shaver and starring Kyle Gatehouse, the story is modelled after the trial of Socrates, and set in the early years of […]

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Acoustic Harvest presents Karen Savoca and Pete Heitzman on Saturday, May 17. The New Jersey-born Savoca was singing almost as early as she could form words, starting piano lessons at age eight and picking up her first guitar at 13. She attended Syracuse University, where she met Heitzman, who was on a visit to his […]

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The series of concerts celebrating the violin – titled, appropriately enough, The Violin – is returning to the East End on Jan. 26 for the fifth instalment. Julia Wedman, baroque violin, and Charlotte Nediger, harpsichord, will keep things traditional with a J.S. Bach recital, featuring Bach’s Sonata in B Minor for Harpsichord and Violin, BWV […]

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Acoustic Harvest presents David Bradstreet on Saturday, Jan. 18, with special guest Mira Meikle. Bradstreet studied architecture in college, but quickly transitioned to full-time music, touring the US and Canada in the early 1970s. He is likely best known for his song Renaissance, which was a hit tune for Valdy. Bradstreet has worked as a […]

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The fifth annual Music For MS is taking place at the Balmy Beach Club, at the foot of Beech Avenue, on Thursday, Nov. 21, as a benefit for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. Hitting the stage between 7 and 11 p.m. will be a slew of local talent, including Sugar Rush, Frankie Dee, Daniel […]

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Curtain Call Players, based out of Glen Rhodes United Church, presents the classic musical Annie, from Nov. 7 to 16. The non-profit community theatre group produces two full-scale musicals every year. The cast of over 40 members includes more than a dozen Beachers and East End residents, including Megan McDowell as Annie, Priya Connors as […]

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Acoustic Harvest, Patio Records and Terry Eagan are presenting the third annual Healing Garden Benefit Musicfest on Saturday, Oct. 26 at St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd., a block east of Warden Avenue. The annual event raises money to build garden patios at hospitals for cancer patients. Events so far have benefited a children’s […]

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Jeni and Billy from Nashville, Tennessee will be performing in the East End on Saturday, Sept. 21, to kick off the 17th season of Acoustic Harvest. Jeni and Billy’s ‘new old music’ has been described as sophisticatedly simple, a slow and spare sound with unrushed performances. Jeni Hankins drew early inspiration from childhood summers spent […]

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Acoustic Harvest presents Kongero, an a capella quartet from Sweden, March 23, at 8 p.m., at St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd. I had never heard of this group so I went to the website kongero.se, found the page where I could listen to some recordings…and was magically transported into another, ethereal world of […]

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The Scarborough Players presents Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!), Dec. 1-3, 8-10, and 15-17, at 8 p.m. (with a 2 p.m. matinée on Dec. 11), at the Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd. at Markham. Written by Michael Carleton, Jim FitzGerald, and John K. Alvarez, this hilarious family-friendly play tells the story […]

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