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CHATTER: Green Beans no more (May 2020)

June 15th, 2020 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Green Beans no more (May 2020)

R.H. Thomson, actor and Annex resident, sat down with the Gleaner at the Green Beanery in March of 2016 to discuss his starring role in the Tarragon Theatre play You will remember me. NEILAND BRISSENDEN/GLEANER NEWS

The Annex café at the corner of Bathurst and Bloor has announced its closing after 12 years in business. The announcement came ahead of the pandemic crisis and reportedly as the building had been sold by the tenant’s parent company.

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YEAR IN REVIEW (DECEMBER 2016): A focus on livability, grindertude

December 20th, 2016 · Comments Off on YEAR IN REVIEW (DECEMBER 2016): A focus on livability, grindertude

Year in review reflects community initiatives

By Annemarie Brissenden

Little did we know last year that our annual holiday cover — a reproduction of a painting by Lawren Harris — would be quite so appropriate for 2016. Harris enjoyed a renaissance this year as the subject of both an Art Gallery of Ontario exhibition curated by Steve Martin and a documentary by White Pine Pictures.

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March 9th, 2016 · Comments Off on

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NEILAND BRISSENDEN/GLEANER NEWS

Annex resident, Governor General’s Performing Arts Award Winner, and Order of Canada Member R.H. Thomson (shown here at The Green Beanery at Bloor and Bathurst streets) stars as a prominent historian and Quebec sovereigntist navigating the ravages of dementia in You Will Remember Me playing at the Tarragon Theatre (purchase tickets) until April 13. For full story, please see: What does it mean to remember?

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ARTS: What does it mean to remember?

March 9th, 2016 · Comments Off on ARTS: What does it mean to remember?

Play starring R.H. Thomson opens at Tarragon

COURTESY CYLLA VON TIEDEMANN Warm and funny: You Will Remember Me is about a family struggling to care for a loved one who is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

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Warm and funny: You Will Remember Me is about a family struggling to care for a loved one who is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

By Annemarie Brissenden

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Tags: Annex · Arts