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Acoustic Harvest presents Alan Rhody with guitarist Vezi on Saturday, May 16. Ron Jones will open the show. Rhody is an award-winning singer-songwriter, poet, and painter based in Nashville, after spending several years in Canada, where he worked with Murray McLauchlan, Ian Tyson, and the late Jesse Winchester. The Kentucky native has worked with George […]

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Self-proclaimed “Beach brat” Carleigh Beverly is taking the stage at Theatre Passe Muraille in Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies’ Time Stands Still. Presented by TSS Collective, the play was a hit at last year’s Toronto Fringe Festival. The story centres on Sarah and James, a couple in modern-day Brooklyn. Sarah is a photojournalist who suffered […]

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East End resident Courtenay Stevens is part of the cast of Melancholy Play, written by Sarah Ruhl and presented by The Empty Room. Stevens, playing Frank, has worked across the country as an actor, from community theatre groups in Vancouver, to CanStage’s touring production of The Overcoat, from the Stratford Festival to the Toronto Fringe […]

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Acoustic Harvest is ringing in the New Year with its Pre-Winterfolk Festival Showcase, featuring an impressive lineup of talent. Brian Gladstone has been part of Canada’s roots music scene for more than three decades, and has played close to 1,000 shows in the last 10 years alone. His five albums have been well-received, and his […]

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Acoustic Harvest’s 18th season is kicking off with a Kingsville Folk Festival Discovery Night, featuring Mati Haskell and J.K. Gulley, as well as The Oh Chays. Haskell has been earning rave reviews for both her debut album, 10, 2 & 6, and for her live performances, which leave many wondering how a Chatham, Ontario native […]

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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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