Art

Beach photographer, Janice Hardacre, is holding her annual photography show, called Yours Contemplatively, at  the Leaside Public LIbrary, 165 McRae Dr., now through Jan. 31. This exhibit is part of the Toronto Public LIbrary’s art exhibits program that reflects the diverse cultural interests of the city and its neighbourhoods. “Miksang is a Tibetan word that […]

Art

Open Architects, 454 Kingston Rd., has invited Richard Brightling to display his art in their windows through the month of January. Brightling works with sections of specially prepared discarded wood to fabricate a surface that exposes the wood’s “expressive end grain.” This special technique serves to provide the viewer with a unique textural surface which […]

Entertainment

The Uptown Swing Band has a new monthly gig, but unfortunately it’s not in the Beach. You’ll have to travel out to The Gallery Studio Café, 2877 Lakeshore Blvd. W. at Islington, to hear them. The Gallery Studio Café is a small venue, so the Uptown Swing Band will be mixing things up a little. […]

Beachers show creative flair in diverse offerings

“When I first started in the investment business, I was excited at the prospect of having a client base, and helping people invest their funds for retirement,” says Frank Friedrich Weiler in his latest book InSync Income: A Must-read Guide to Investing for Income in Canada. “So I mainly focussed on the capital-appreciation aspect of […]

Arlene leaves the prairie for Caroline, or Change

Arlene Duncan is one of those people you like the instant you meet them. She has such an engaging warmth about her that within a few minutes of chatting, you feel she has known you all her life… that your interview is merely a couple of old friends catching up on what’s been happening since […]

Art

Beach area artist, and former owner of Gallery 888, Liz Russ, is participating in a group show at Project: Art Gallery, 230 Queen St. W., at McCaul (second floor), from now until Dec. 18. For more information visit www.gallery888.com. • Anna Clarey is showing a select number of recent paintings in a group exhibition called […]

Entertainment

The a capella vocal group Cadence has released a special holiday CD called Cool Yule. The group, whose members include Beacher Ross Lynde, has produced a collection of holiday music that will be sure to be among your favourites at this time of the year. Songs include Sleigh Ride, Baby, It’s Cold Outside, Joni Mitchell’s […]

Silent auction of Beach Photo Club calendar prints

Here’s your chance to own, or give as a gift, one of the beautiful photos in The Beach 2012 Calendar. Community Centre 55 and the Beach Photo Club are holding a Silent Auction at the Centre, 97 Main St., until Thursday, Dec. 15. There are 13 prints in all, measuring 16 by 20 inches. Each […]

Art

Zilberschmuck Art & Jewelry, 910 Kingston Rd., presents Miss Rosie’s Daily Life, by Quebec artist Sonia Beauchesne, running now through Dec. 24. Miss Rosie’s Daily Life captures scenes of every day occurrences in fine metal art. Miss Rosie herself is a beautiful sterling silver pendant, while other ‘places’ such as the grocery store, the beauty […]

Entertainment

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 […]