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ARTS: Indigenous arts revealed (Sept. 2019)

October 8th, 2019 · Comments Off on ARTS: Indigenous arts revealed (Sept. 2019)

The Bickford Centre hosted a celebration of Indigenous culture and arts for the second summer in a row. Sue Crow Eagle (centre) showcased her corn husk figures alongside 15 other indigenous artisans as well as dancers and drummers.
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First Nations come together for arts and crafts festival

By Nabahat Hussain


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ARTS: Culture Corridor adds members (May 2019)

May 28th, 2019 · Comments Off on ARTS: Culture Corridor adds members (May 2019)

Women’s Art Association and Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library join

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is the newest member of the Bloor Street Cultural Corridor. Among their treasures is this decorative binding from the 1601 book Instructionis sacerdotum libri septem. It is covered with block-printed paper with an elaborate floral design, and is an example of the binding technique known as ‘drawn-on solid’. COURTESY THOMAS FISHER RARE BOOK LIBRARY

By Meribeth Deen


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ARTS: Spring fever brings corridor to life (Spring 2019)

April 23rd, 2019 · Comments Off on ARTS: Spring fever brings corridor to life (Spring 2019)

Annex cultural communities bring their best to the table

By Meribeth Deen

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HISTORY: Delivering history in Harbord Village (Spring 2019)

April 23rd, 2019 · 1 Comment

HVRA lane-naming project leads to The Postman

In March of 2015 the Gleaner featured coverage of the pending play, The Postman, that was staged on neighbourhood porches in the summer of that year. The Harbord Village event commemorated the life and times of Albert Jackson, Canada’s first black postie. On the occasion of Canada Post issuing a stamp in Jackson’s honour, we are reprinting this article 

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ON THE COVER (Dec. 2018)

December 30th, 2018 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (Dec. 2018)

“Foreground of Hart House and University College” is one of six pieces by Nicholas Hornyansky in the Art Museum at the University of Toronto. Hornyansky was a Canadian-Hungarian artist who moved to Canada in 1929. His work includes many local scenes, including Hart House, Convocation Hall, University College, and the Soldiers’ Tower. The Art Museum is made up of the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery at Hart House, and the University of Toronto Art Centre at University College. It’s one of the largest gallery spaces for visual art exhibitions and programming in Toronto.

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ON THE COVER: Eyes on Nuit Blanche (City Election 2018)

October 17th, 2018 · 1 Comment

Tracy Gorman’s “In her eyes” studies the eyes of the women in her life. Gorman specializes in textile-based pieces, and put photos of eyes on a dress using synthetic photographic transfer paper. The installation was part of W-O-M-A-N, an all-woman exhibition about women in society at Spadina Musuem for Nuit Blanche Toronto on September 29. HÜSNA SARI/GLEANER NEWS

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ARTS: Nuit Blanche 2018 (City Election 2018)

October 17th, 2018 · 1 Comment

A sample of this year’s exhibits in the Annex

Star Moon Water Stone by Ensemble Jeng Yi at Church of the Redeemer:

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More information on the exhibit: Star Moon Water Stone

 

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ARTS: Get your spook on for Halloween (City Election 2018)

October 17th, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: Get your spook on for Halloween (City Election 2018)

Travel round the world through the arts

By Heather Kelly

The end of October is a creepy, crawly, spooky fun time of year. With that in mind, everyone can get up close and personal with some of the biggest and baddest arachnids in the world, including new additions to the Spiders: Fear & Fascination exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum.

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ARTS: Openings and anniversaries (October 2018)

October 16th, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: Openings and anniversaries (October 2018)

Celebrate 100 years of Estonian independence

By Heather Kelly

It’s the time of year when arts organizations launch new concert seasons, new exhibitions, and new film and talk series. Arts and language classes start again, too.  Not only are there enriching and fun arts events coming up all across the Bloor St. Culture Corridor, but some of our cultural organizations are also celebrating momentous anniversaries.

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ON THE COVER: Bringing it to the table for 40 years (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Bringing it to the table for 40 years (Aug./Sept. 2018)

The Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir celebrates its 40th anniversary with a fall social at Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre (427 Bloor St. W.) on September 15. Performances this season include a new cycle of Mozart concertos, Vivaldi, and the St. Mathew Passion by Bach. Please see CHATTER: Enjoy baroque at a bargain (Aug./Sept. 2018) for more details. COURTESY SIAN RICHARDS/TAFELMUSIK

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