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 […]


Beach entertainer Patti Loach will be joining well-known mezzo-soprano, and radio host Jean Stilwell in What Was I Saying?, two shows only: Oct. 12, at 7:15 p.m. and 13, at 2 p.m., at the Young Centre Theatre, in the Distillery District. This is part of the fifth annual Cabaret Festival. This 60-minute cabaret show will […]

Art Scene

The 2012 Toronto Main Street Event, which happens Sept. 29, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., is the brainchild of Margie Galita, who runs Tuneology at 145b Main. “My brother and I have been in operation at this location for over six years now,” said Galita. “We are proud to be part of this growing […]

Entertainment Beat

Dale K. Jones is pleased to invite everyone out to her first gig in awhile. It will be at The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 1/42, Baron Byng, 243 Coxwell Ave., on Sept. 29, starting at 8:30 p.m. Joining Jones will be Steve Didunyk on keyboards and Geoff Hlibka on guitar. After several years building a […]