Entertainment

Acoustic Harvest presents maritime musical oral historian Rosalee Peppard, Oct. 22, at 8 p.m. Peppard specializes in transcribing women’s stories into song, calling herself a HERstorian. This vivacious Nova Scotian collects and crafts the stories of maritime women she meets and interviews into song, accompanies herself on guitar or mountain dulcimer. Her performances have been […]

Art

Arts on Queen, 2198 Queen St. E., is pleased to present Skylights, the first appearance at the gallery by Marlene Pape, Oct. 1 through 31. Pape’s acrylics “articulate the natural beauty found in various skylines during different times of the day.” This exhibit features paintings that “capture an ambiance of spiritual proportions, and allows the […]

Art

The Beach Guild of Fine Art will be holding the 17th annual Art Down by the Bay Show and Sale Sept. 24 and 25, at the Beaches Lions’ Club on Ashbridges Bay (foot of Coxwell). This is the popular fall show by the guild showcasing the work of more than 40 of its members. New […]

Entertainment

Cantemus Singers presents Rule Britannia, a concert of English songs, madrigals and motets from the 16th to 18th centuries, Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m., at Hope United Church, 2550 Danforth Ave. at Main Street. Cantemus Singers is under the direction of Michael Erdmann. Tickets for Rule Britannia are $20 for adults, and $15 for students […]

Entertainment

There will be a free CD release party and jam night, Sept. 8 at The Boardwalk Pub, 1691 Lakeshore Blvd. (at Woodbine Beach). Local musicians Keith Sutcliffe and Daniel Vaughan – along with friends and bandmates – will be playing songs from their new CDs The Road Trip (Sutcliffe), and Twelve Guitars (Vaughan). The Road […]

Art

Jordan Clarke presents a new show called Something In-between, at the Hang Man Gallery, 756 Queen St. E., Sept. 6 through 25. Clarke is of mixed race background and explores this theme in her series of self-portraits, especially in her Mask series. She is also a recipient of an Ontario Arts Council award. There will […]

Entertainment

Ten Feet Tall, 1381 Danforth Ave., presents a stellar line-up of jazz throughout the summer. Jordana Talsky will be part of the Saturday Jazz Cabaret Series, Aug. 6, from 8 to 10 p.m. Talsky studied voice at McGill and Western, and has sung with the Canadian Opera Company, and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Since turning […]

Art

Multi-media artist Joan E. Keegan will be having an exhibition of her paintings at The Beacher Café, 2162 Queen St. E., from July 26 through Aug. 31. This collection of paintings and multi-media works ranges from her early abstract and intuitive pieces where she depicts the literal, spiritual and philosophical effects of urban development on […]

The Cherry Orchard blooms for the Guild Festival premiere

There’s still time to catch the Guild Festival Theatre’s performance of  Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard.  The open-air production is staged  at the Greek amphitheatre in the Guild Gardens in Scarborough. Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at the gate or ordered from  416-392-1421, or www.totix.ca. Final performances are on July 26, 27, 28, […]