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NEWS: Local resources for a global pandemic (Mar. 2020)

March 24th, 2020 · Comments Off on NEWS: Local resources for a global pandemic (Mar. 2020)

An early guide to services

By Gleaner Staff

Staying local, living local, and shopping local is going to be the new normal in the coming weeks as the world hunkers down to battle the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). 

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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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CHATTER: Enjoy baroque at a bargain (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · 1 Comment

The Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir will open its 40th season in the Annex with a fall social on Sept. 15 in Jeanne Lamon Hall at Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre that will feature a concert followed by refreshments in the garden.

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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 (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 (MAY 2017) A month of festivals and finales

May 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (MAY 2017) A month of festivals and finales

Royal Conservatory of Music marks Canada 150

By Heather Kelly

May is a month of fantastic festivals and concert season finales on the Bloor St. Culture Corridor. It is also Museum Month, and there is no better time to visit the Bata Shoe Museum, Gardiner Museum, and the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM).

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ARTS (NOVEMBER 2016): Toronto Mandolin Orchestra celebrates 60 years

November 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on ARTS (NOVEMBER 2016): Toronto Mandolin Orchestra celebrates 60 years

Milestone coincides with 125th anniversary of Ukrainian immigration

PHOTO COURTESY TMO: Unlike many mandolin orchestras in other parts of the world, the Toronto Mandolin Orchestra (above) does not include guitars, though it does at times perform with woodwind instruments, percussion, and two accordions.

PHOTO COURTESY TMO: Unlike many mandolin orchestras in other parts of the world, the Toronto Mandolin Orchestra (above) does not include guitars, though it does at times perform with woodwind instruments, percussion, and two accordions.

By Summer Reid

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