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ARTS: Beauty, through the eyes of a beast (Jan. 2018)

January 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: Beauty, through the eyes of a beast (Jan. 2018)

The NAGs Players rehearse Beauty and the Beast, which opens February 1 at the Tranzac Stage. Written by Ben Crocker and adapted for the NAGs Players by Ginty Burns & Lina Minniti, this fun-filled family entertainment tells the story — through a poodle’s eyes — of a prince who falls in love with a beautiful girl and suffers the consequences of a glamorous witch’s jealousy. For more information, please visit www.nagsplayers.com. COURTESY NAGS PLAYERS

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ARTS (FEBRUARY 2017): Celebrate love and family

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (FEBRUARY 2017): Celebrate love and family

A wealth of activities for kids of all ages

By Heather Kelly

February is a month of celebrating love and making time with family members.

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ON THE COVER (May 2016): Alive with music

May 13th, 2016 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (May 2016): Alive with music

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PHOTO COURTESY NEIL MUSCOTT: Seaton Village resident Charles Spearin of Broken Social Scene performs at last year’s Open Tuning festival, which returns June 11.

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ON THE COVER (April 2016): Tracking history in the Annex

April 7th, 2016 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (April 2016): Tracking history in the Annex

A canoeist portages across Bay Street on Davenport Road during last year’s Davenportage, an annual trek made by history buffs along Gete-Onigaming, an old Aboriginal trail that links the Humber and Don rivers. “Portage” by Philip Desjardins is one of 15 photographs that comprise Solitaire, curated by Becky Parsons for QSQ Giclee Boutique (845 College St.). This solo exhibition, which is part of the Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival 2016, explores translations of the 18th century card game through 15 photographs presented alongside captions that suggest a range of interpretations. For further arts coverage and highlights of other local Contact festival exhibitions, please turn to pages 6 and 7. COURTESY PHILIP DESJARDINS

Photo Courtesy Philip Desjardins

A canoeist portages across Bay Street on Davenport Road during last year’s Davenportage, an annual trek made by history buffs along Gete-Onigaming, an old Aboriginal trail that links the Humber and Don rivers. “Portage” by Philip Desjardins is one of 15 photographs that comprise Solitaire, curated by Becky Parsons for QSQ Giclee Boutique (845 College St.). This solo exhibition, which is part of the Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival 2016, explores translations of the 18th century card game through 15 photographs presented alongside captions that suggest a range of interpretations.

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EDITORIAL CARTOON (April 2016): A carpet of green!

April 7th, 2016 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON (April 2016): A carpet of green!

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ARTS: Bringing art to the people

April 7th, 2016 · Comments Off on ARTS: Bringing art to the people

Transforming neighbourhoods into open air galleries

Artist Jorge Molina poses on Walmer Road with some of his work. He is installing 416 canvases on utility poles throughout the city as part of his 416 Project. NEILAND?BRISSENDEN/GLEANER NEWS

Artist Jorge Molina poses on Walmer Road with some of his work. He is installing 416 canvases on utility poles throughout the city as part of his 416 Project.
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By Annemarie Brissenden

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ARTS: Discover Mirvish Village’s artistic diversity

April 7th, 2016 · Comments Off on ARTS: Discover Mirvish Village’s artistic diversity

Galleries & Studios Hop returns to Markham Street April 23 and 24

 

Landscape artist Jill Boschulte, who works from small planes, creates monoprints, water-coloured pencil drawings, and collages. Her Furrows (above) will feature at Art Zone during the Hop. COURTESY?ART?ZONE

Landscape artist Jill Boschulte, who works from small planes, creates monoprints, water-coloured pencil drawings, and collages. Her Furrows (above) will feature at Art Zone during the Hop.
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By Annemarie Brissenden

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ARTS: Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival celebrates its 20th year

April 7th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Several local galleries are participating in this year’s Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival, now in its 20th year. The largest photography event in the world, the festival features 1500 artists in 200 exhibitions across the Greater Toronto Area.

Exhibition: The Dark Room 5.0 Artist: Various Gallery: 918 Bathurst St. 918 Bathurst St. Dates: May 17

Exhibition: The Dark Room 5.0
Artist: Various
Gallery: 918 Bathurst
918 Bathurst St.
Date: May 17

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Drink L’Elixir d’Amore on Bloor

February 2nd, 2016 · Comments Off on Drink L’Elixir d’Amore on Bloor

Toronto City Opera’s performances are approachable and fun

By Annemarie Brissenden

What could possibly go wrong when a poor peasant who only has eyes for a beautiful landowner buys a magical love potion from an itinerant doctor? Discover the hilarity that ensues in Gaetano Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore, performed by the Toronto City Opera (TCO) this month at the Bickford Centre.

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Fringe celebrates 25 years

September 8th, 2013 · Comments Off on Fringe celebrates 25 years

Shows in thirty-five venues dazzled audiences

By Beth McKay

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