Beach band Eclecticus to perform at the Burlington Sound of Music Festival

By RUSHANTHI KESUNATHAN Two local musicians and their band have been selected to perform three sets at the Burlington Sound of Music Festival which draws 200,000 attendees annually. Singer-songwriters Gar Reid and Tiina LeMay, formed Eclecticus, a popular rock band in 2009. Reid met his future wife and band member at the now-permanently closed Fitzgerald’s […]

Riverdale ArtWalk set for weekend of June 1 and 2

The Riverdale ArtWalk 2019 takes place this weekend. Now in its 20th year, the exhibition of fine art takes place at the Jimmie Simpson Park and Community Centre, 870 Queen St. E. The show features two days of exhibits by more than 180 artists. Times are Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2, from 11 […]

Upcoming SING! music festival has a strong Beach connection

A cappella music will take centre stage at SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival from May 24 to June 2. In its eighth year, Canada’s premier a cappella festival brings a star-studded lineup of international headliners to various Toronto venues for 10 concerts, seven free events and a variety of workshops. The festival has strong […]

Designs for new mural on Beach Foodland store wall to be revealed

Local residents are invited to view and comment on the short list of designs for the Foodland store mural in the Beach at a meeting on Monday, May 13. The community consultation event takes place at the Beaches Public Library, 2161 Queen St. E., starting at 7 p.m. Mural artist John Kuna will reveal his […]