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ARTS: New year adventures in arts and culture (Jan. 2018)

January 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: New year adventures in arts and culture (Jan. 2018)

Learn a new language, gain a new skill or try something different

The Japan Foundation, Toronto is celebrating film in January with special screenings of Japanese films, including The Vancouver Asahi, a baseball drama about a Japanese baseball team in Vancouver in the 1930s. COURTESY JAPAN FOUNDATION

By Heather Kelly

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ON THE COVER: Snowshoes and a red sweater (Dec. 2017)

December 15th, 2017 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Snowshoes and a red sweater (Dec. 2017)

This year’s annual holiday cover comes to us courtesy of the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery of the University of Toronto’s Art Museum. Winter Woods by Walter J. Phillips (1884-1963) is a 9.5 by 11 centimetre colour woodcut that is part of the Winter Woodcuts Portfolio. Born in Engand, Phillips was a Canadian painter and printmaker who is credited with bringing the Japanese style of colour woodcut to Canada.

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ARTS: Exceptional gifts (Dec. 2017)

December 15th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS: Exceptional gifts (Dec. 2017)

Arts, culture, film, and music

COURTESY BLOOR STREET CULTURE CORRIDOR Tickets for a Calypso Rose and Kobo Town show at the Royal Conservatory of Music make a great gift.

By Heather Kelly

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ARTS (Nov. 2017): Starting to feel festive

November 24th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (Nov. 2017): Starting to feel festive

Gearing up for the season

COURTESY GARDINER MUSEUM
This year’s 12 Trees at the Gardiner Museum are light-inspired art installations, co-curated by Canadian writer and artist Douglas Coupland and vice president of Public Art Management Ben Mills.

By Heather Kelly

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ARTS (Oct. 2017): Focusing on education and history

November 2nd, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (Oct. 2017): Focusing on education and history

Lectures, arts talks, and creative workshops

By Heather Kelly

HOLOCAUST EDUCATION WEEK EVENTS

The 37th Annual Neuberger Holocaust Education Week takes place throughout Toronto November 2-9, 2017. This year, the event examines Pivotal Moments that have shaped our understanding of the Holocaust.

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ARTS (FALL 2017): Dance that provides sustenance

October 12th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (FALL 2017): Dance that provides sustenance

Sandra Laronde debuts new piece with Toronto Symphony Orchestra

By Geremy Bordonaro

Dance, as an art form, has the power to change lives. No one knows this better than Sandra Laronde, who wants to put Indigenous dance on the world stage.

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ARTS (FALL 2017): Exhibitions, concerts, films, talks

October 12th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (FALL 2017): Exhibitions, concerts, films, talks

Plus a spooktacular October weekend

PICTURE COURTESY BLOOR ST. CULTURAL CORRIDOR: The Toronto Jewish Film Society presents The Human Resources Manager on October 15. Adapted from a novel by A.B. Yehoshua, it tells the story of an HR manager who reluctantly takes home the body of a Romanian worker after she is killed in a suicide bombing in Israel.

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ARTS (FALL 2017): Swimming the English Channel

October 12th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (FALL 2017): Swimming the English Channel

Former Gleaner writer publishes novel

Former Gleaner writer Gillian Best has published her debut novel.

The Last Wave (House of Anansi Press) tells the story of Martha, a woman who has swum the English Channel ten times. As she navigates complex relationships with husband, children, and close friends, the sea remains the one constant in Martha’s life.

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ARTS (AUGUST 2017): Prepare for a season of festivals and events

September 13th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (AUGUST 2017): Prepare for a season of festivals and events

September marks the start of performance season and arts classes

PICTURE COURTESY HEATHER KELLY: The Royal Conservatory’s red piano at Open Streets TO.

By Heather Kelly

Concert season begins!

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(ARTS JULY 2017) Canada 150, camps for kids, and plenty of film

August 1st, 2017 · Comments Off on (ARTS JULY 2017) Canada 150, camps for kids, and plenty of film

August is alive along the Bloor St. Corridor

PHOTO COURTESY THE ROYAL ONTARIO MUSEUM: Saul Williams of North Caribou Lake First Nation, Weagamo, infuses his first exposure to the homes of non-Indigenous women in the city with humour in White Women and Their Plants, 1978. The painting is part of Anishinaabeg: Art & Power, a Royal Ontario Museum exhibition that explores the life, traditions, and sacred stories of the Anishinaabeg.

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