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ARTS: The arts are open! (Almost) (Aug. 2020)

September 9th, 2020 · Comments Off on ARTS: The arts are open! (Almost) (Aug. 2020)

Come tread gently in the Culture Corridor

By Meribeth Deen

Are your eyes crossed yet? If you haven’t already, it’s time to shut the computer down. Yes, we are still in a global pandemic, but you can leave your house now and become re-acquainted with the city’s public spaces. Just be sure to check your venues’ COVID-19-policies so you can follow the rules of entry.

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Tags: Annex · Arts

OBITUARY: Architect leaves indelibe marks (July 2020)

August 7th, 2020 · Comments Off on OBITUARY: Architect leaves indelibe marks (July 2020)

Martel was a planner and architect who turned parking into parks

Paul Martel (3rd from left) with his loyal band of Ecology Park volunteer gardeners. He saw the project as contributing to the greening and cohesion of the Annex.
COURTESY MICKEY FRATERMAN

By Nicole Stoffman


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ARTS: Celebrate fall with a return to culture (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: Celebrate fall with a return to culture (Aug./Sept. 2018)

Anniversaries for Koerner Hall, U of T Faculty of Music

By Laura Philipps

September is a time to celebrate new beginnings on the Bloor St. Culture Corridor, when we bring together all partner destinations for two fabulous free events.

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ARTS: Summertime arts and culture (Summer 2018)

August 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: Summertime arts and culture (Summer 2018)

Fascinating films, family fun, and fabulous festivals

By Heather Kelly

For the family

Open Streets TO, the recreational program that opens our streets to people, returns August 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Bloor and Yonge streets. These active living events are a great way to enjoy walking, cycling, rollerblading, and dancing in the streets of our city!

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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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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 (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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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 (APRIL 2017): Bloor St. Culture Corridor celebrates three years

April 10th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (APRIL 2017): Bloor St. Culture Corridor celebrates three years

Enhancing Toronto’s vital arts and cultural sector

PHOTO COURTESY TORONTO REFERENCE LIBRARY: Vice and Virtue, running until April 30 at the Toronto Reference Library, examines moral reform in Toronto at the turn of the last century. When moral crusader William Holmes Howland was elected mayor in 1886, he introduced laws to curb drinking and vice. This exhibit presents articles, photos, and other media fueling the good and evil behind Toronto the Good.

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