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ARTS (JUNE 2017): Bata Shoe Museum celebrates heels and stars

June 30th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (JUNE 2017): Bata Shoe Museum celebrates heels and stars

PICTURE COURTESY?THE?ROYAL?ONTARIO?MUSEUM: The Family Camera, at the ROM?until October 29, invites viewers to consider family portraits with a different lens.

Music and art at the Gardiner

By Heather Kelly

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ARTS (MAY 2017) A month of festivals and finales

May 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (MAY 2017) A month of festivals and finales

Royal Conservatory of Music marks Canada 150

By Heather Kelly

May is a month of fantastic festivals and concert season finales on the Bloor St. Culture Corridor. It is also Museum Month, and there is no better time to visit the Bata Shoe Museum, Gardiner Museum, and the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM).

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ARTS (MAY 2017): Examining pre-Confederation treaties

May 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (MAY 2017): Examining pre-Confederation treaties

PHOTO BY CLARRIE FEINSTEIN/GLEANER NEWS: A Hart House Map Room exhibition that runs until May 26 aims to educate Canadians on the role of treaties in Canadian history. Canada By Treaty: Negotiating Histories — curated by history professors Heidi Bohaker and Laurie Bertram, and senior undergraduate student James Bird — is a direct response to one of the calls to action put forward by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada in 2015.

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ARTS (APRIL 2017): Challenging the audience

April 10th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (APRIL 2017): Challenging the audience

Brandon Hackett takes the stage in Second City revue

 

PHOTO COURTESY PAUL AIHOSHI/FLIP PUBLICITY: Hackett’s serious demeanour obscures a seriously silly side, say his colleagues. The Annex comedian, who got his start at Victoria College, has performed with The Sketchersons and on This Hour has 22 Minutes.

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ARTS (MARCH 2017): Blue whale exhibit opens at the Royal Ontario Museum

March 22nd, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (MARCH 2017): Blue whale exhibit opens at the Royal Ontario Museum

Bloor Street’s cultural organizations starting to celebrate Canada 150

PHOTO COURTESY THE GARDINER MUSEUM: Drawing from memory and using a unique visual language of hybrid animal creatures, Janet Macpherson presents her very personal view of the nation in Janet Macpherson: A Canadian Bestiary at the Gardiner Museum. Its features four immersive installations are connected by overlapping themes and questions tracing identity and history, nature and the consequences of human actions, and the idea of the North. Showing until May 22.

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CHATTER (FEBRUARY 2017): The beat goes on

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (FEBRUARY 2017): The beat goes on

 

PICTURE COURTESY ORI DAGAN/KMJF: Order of Canada member Don Thompson performs with his Vibes Trio at Trinity Common on Augusta Avenue on Jan. 22. Following on the heels of their popular Kensington Market Jazz Festival, organizers Molly Johnson, Genevieve Marentette, and Ori Dagan have curated a series of Sunday jazz brunches during January and February.

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH (FEBRUARY 2017): Moving to the centre

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on BLACK HISTORY MONTH (FEBRUARY 2017): Moving to the centre

Crossing Bathurst Street with A Different Booklist

 

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ARTS (DECEMBER 2016): HMS Terror found on greeting cards

December 20th, 2016 · Comments Off on ARTS (DECEMBER 2016): HMS Terror found on greeting cards

Thomas Fisher Rare Books a treasure trove unto itself

PHOTO COURTESY U OF T THOMAS FISHER RARE BOOK LIBRARY: “Arctic Amusements” by Owen Stanley depicts the ship’s crew passing the time while stuck in sea ice in 1836-7.

By Annemarie Brissenden

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ARTS (NOVEMBER 2016): Toronto Mandolin Orchestra celebrates 60 years

November 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on ARTS (NOVEMBER 2016): Toronto Mandolin Orchestra celebrates 60 years

Milestone coincides with 125th anniversary of Ukrainian immigration

PHOTO COURTESY TMO: Unlike many mandolin orchestras in other parts of the world, the Toronto Mandolin Orchestra (above) does not include guitars, though it does at times perform with woodwind instruments, percussion, and two accordions.

PHOTO COURTESY TMO: Unlike many mandolin orchestras in other parts of the world, the Toronto Mandolin Orchestra (above) does not include guitars, though it does at times perform with woodwind instruments, percussion, and two accordions.

By Summer Reid

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ON THE COVER (OCTOBER 2016): Celebrating Bloor Street

October 28th, 2016 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (OCTOBER 2016): Celebrating Bloor Street

PHOTO BY NEILAND/BRISSENDEN: Gleaner art director Neiland Brissenden’s annual chronicle of Nuit Blanche returns this month. In an installation at the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM), Jody Naderi and John Fillwalk combined art and app to create The Firefly Effect.

PHOTO BY NEILAND/BRISSENDEN: Gleaner art director Neiland Brissenden’s annual chronicle of Nuit Blanche returns this month. In an installation at the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM), Jody Naderi and John Fillwalk combined art and app to create The Firefly Effect.

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