Entertainment Beat

Acoustic Harvest presents an evening of beautiful interplay of thoughtful lyrics, glorious harmonies and outstanding musicianship when Sam Turton, Jane Lewis and Eve Goldberg take the stage Dec. 1, at 8 p.m. Turton (samturton.com) is a Guelph-based musician who has been heavily influenced by delta blues and southern gospel. His heartfelt vocals and ringing slide […]


Beach artist Sjon De Groot will be participating in the Don Valley Art Club’s Elements of Water exhibit, Nov. 14 to 25, at the Todmorden Paper Mill Gallery, 67 Pottery Rd. De Groot came to Canada from his native South Africa in 1997 to work in the pharmaceutical industry, but soon decided to pursue his […]


The Neighbourhood Unitarian Universalist Congregation presents a Country & Western Rockin’ FUNdraiser, Nov. 10, from 7 p.m. onwards, at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 1/42, at 243 Coxwell Ave., just south of lower Gerrard Street East. The evening will feature the music of rockabilly king, Alistair Christl, as well as the Neighbourhood Spirit Choir. There […]

Leaving Familiar showcases Beach singer

Beach musician Michael Theodore is having a special evening at Hugh’s Room, Oct. 24, at 8:30 p.m., to celebrate the launch of his latest recording project called Leaving Familiar. The CD is produced by JUNO nominee Johnny Max, and features the stellar musicianship of Rob Gusevs, piano, organ and keyboards; Gary Taylor, drums and percussion; […]

Entertainment Beat

Scarborough Music Theatre presents the popular musical The Wizard of Oz, Nov. 1-4, 8-11, and 16-17, at the Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd. at Markham. Follow Dorothy, Toto, the Tin Man, Scarecrow and Cowardly Lion  through the Land of Oz to the Emerald City. Along the way they battle the Wicked Witch of the […]

Art Scene

Beach artist Elizabeth Berry will be hosting her annual fall Studio Show & Sale in her beautiful home studio, Nov. 3 and 4, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. This year Berry will be showing recent paintings from her studio garden, the fishing villages of New Brunswick, Huron County, and of course right […]

East End students shine at Nuit Blanche

The Equinox Arts Collective, a group of two teachers and 19 students from Equinox Holistic Alternative School, near Gerrard and Coxwell, recently had a rare chance for senior elementary school students to showcase their work during the Nuit Blanche all-night public art event in downtown Toronto. Art teacher Michael Jursic and new teacher Peri Aggarwal […]


Arts On Queen, 2198 Queen St. E., presents Legato, the works of Ann Shier, Oct. 6 to 31. Shier uses the technique of encaustic to create “dreamy works that reflect the palette of a meadowy sunset.” Also in this show will be works from her High Park Series, and some she calls Frost period. Shier’s […]