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The Toronto Beaches Children’s Chorus chamber and youth choirs have been practising, practising, practising – and on Sunday, June 12, they’ll be reaping the reward, performing at Carnegie Hall in New York City. The festival they will take part in is the Distinguished Concerts International New York series, a high-quality performance experience for the ensembles […]

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Scarborough Players present Parfumerie, by Miklos Laszlo, and adapted by E.P. Dowdall. Parfumerie tells the story of George Horvath and Amalia Balash, two employees at an upscale Budapest shop. While the two hardly get along in person, little do they know that they are, in fact, secret pen pals who share their frustrations, dreams, and […]

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1, 2, 3 Ladies is back at Feathers Pub, 962 Kingston Rd., on Saturday, Oct. 10. The series gathers three female singer-songwriters, and this time features Civil Wray, the musical creation of Beacher Andrea de Boer, who may be known through her previous musical incarnation blueVenus, a previously featured ‘Lady’ and regular performer at Castro’s. […]

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Scarborough Players presents Alone Together, opening on Sept. 11, written by Lawrence Roman, directed by Kevin Shaver, and produced by Katherine Turner. Scarborough Players is one of the longest-running community theatre programs in the country, with members from across the East End including the Beach. George and Helene Butler, a well-off couple, have just sent […]

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Afrofest is back at Woodbine Park, bringing the sounds, sights, and smells of African music, food and culture to the Beach. From noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, July 4 and 5, the 27th annual festival will highlight international and local African artists with no admission cost. Vendors will offer clothing, food, and […]

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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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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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Kingston Road United Church will host a special holiday evening, including a reading of A Christmas Carol on Friday, Dec. 5 starting at 7 p.m. The annual event, sponsored by the Kingston Road Village Business Association, will also include carolling and holiday cheer. Donations at the door will be split between the church’s ramp fund […]

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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 […]