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Choreographing partnership

August 28th, 2015 · No Comments

Porch View Dances bridges art and audience

By Axile Gerona

Local porches will come alive with dance once again this summer, when Porch View Dances returns for the fourth year to Seaton Village.

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Esprit Orchestra goes to China

July 3rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Esprit Orchestra goes to China

Trip marks 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Canada

The Esprit Orchestra performed The Falcon’s Trumpet by R. Murray Schafer with Robert Venables on trumpet on June 4 at the Guangxi Arts Institute Concert Hall. Courtesy Mimi Mok, Esprit Orchestra

The Esprit Orchestra performed The Falcon’s Trumpet by R. Murray Schafer with Robert Venables on trumpet on June 4 at the Guangxi Arts Institute Concert Hall. Courtesy Mimi Mok, Esprit Orchestra

By Beth McKay

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Preserving Mirvish Village

July 3rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Preserving Mirvish Village

Collection of photographs captures spirit and character of the area

Gerald Pisarzowski, poses in front of Charlotte Hale & Associates Gallery on Markham St. Photo Courtesy of Charlotte Hale

Gerald Pisarzowski, poses in front of Charlotte Hale & Associates Gallery on Markham St. Photo Courtesy of Charlotte Hale

By Annemarie Brissenden

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Chiarandini’s hippies on canvas

May 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Chiarandini’s hippies on canvas

Artist was fascinated by Yorkville and hippie culture

Michael Waage was from Queens, New York. He came to Toronto in the 1960s working for a circus and loved it so much he returned. He became a street worker or social worker helping Yorkville hippies. Waage moved out to Vancouver in the early 1970s and passed away in 2006 from lung cancer. Courtesy of a private collection

Michael Waage was from Queens, New York. He came to Toronto in the 1960s working for a circus and loved it so much he returned. He became a street worker or social worker helping Yorkville hippies. Waage moved out to Vancouver in the early 1970s and passed away in 2006 from lung cancer. Courtesy of a private collection

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Laugh-out-loud funny, cringingly frank, desperately tender

February 19th, 2015 · Comments Off on Laugh-out-loud funny, cringingly frank, desperately tender

Catherine Gildiner, in Future Bakery (483 Bloor St. W.), one of her favourite spots in the neighbourhood, which “to me is like a small town.” The local resident says she’s “very attached to the Annex, and never wants to leave.” Photo Neiland Brissenden, Gleaner News

Catherine Gildiner, in Future Bakery (483 Bloor St. W.), one of her favourite spots in the neighbourhood, which “to me is like a small town.” The local resident says she’s “very attached to the Annex, and never wants to leave.” Photo Neiland Brissenden, Gleaner News

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Theatre Centre gets new home

December 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off on Theatre Centre gets new home

$6.2 million renovation to make Carnegie Library performing arts centre

By Ryan Saundercook

After 33 years of a somewhat unstable nomadic existence, the Theatre Centre has broken ground on the renovation of its first permanent home – the Carnegie Library, a 104-year-old heritage property located at 1115 Queen St. West.

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Drawing Together a Community

December 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off on Drawing Together a Community

First Huron Artisans Fair took place on Nov. 17

By Jacqueline Schifano

The event, organized by Leigh Chestnuthall and members of St. Thomas’ Anglican Church spent a beautiful Saturday appreciating and acquiring some of the great work by the artists within the Huron Street community.

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ROM goes ‘BIG’ with newest exhibit

December 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off on ROM goes ‘BIG’ with newest exhibit

The Royal Ontario Museum opens new textile showcase

By Katie O’Connor

When the Royal Ontario Museum commissioned a haute-couture dress from fashion house Christian Dior, they had little idea how big its significance would become.

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Your Life, Our Life; Our Lives

November 13th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Exhibition in the Annex shows what it means to be homeless

Visitors to the Beit Zatoun House view Your Life, Our Life, a new exhibition exploring what it means to be homeless. Photo by Kristin Eliason

By Kristin Eliason

In the heart of the Annex lives a place with a lot of the same.

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Bookworms unite to celebrate Toronto

November 11th, 2012 · Comments Off on Bookworms unite to celebrate Toronto

Supporters gathered at the Toronto Book Awards to celebrate the city

By Jacqueline Schifano

Bibliophiles united at the Toronto Reference Library for the 38th annual Toronto Book Awards.

On Oct. 11, Andrew J. Borkowski’s collection of short stories, Copernicus Avenue, took the top prize at the awards honouring literary works that are evocative of Toronto.

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